Kinzer, Hintz pace Vikings at UW-La Crosse Qualifier

Hannah Kinzer took seventh in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Final Qualifier at UW-La Crosse.
Hannah Kinzer took seventh in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Final Qualifier at UW-La Crosse.

LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Lawrence University track and field standouts Hannah Kinzer and Mikaela Hintz both posted top-eight finishes at the UW-La Crosse NCAA Final Qualifier at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Hinzer raced to seventh place in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 12:15.23. Kinzer, a senior, was running the steeplechase for the first time in her career. Hintz grabbed eighth place in the 400 meters in 1:01.55.

On the men's side, Aaron Arthur took 10th in the 3,000 steeplechase in 11:25.79. Mik Patel raced to 16th in the 800 meters in 2:06.47.