Saginaw, Mich. - The Alma College track and field team finished strong on the final day of the SVSU Jet's Pizza Invitational on Saturday (Jan. 25). Freshman Cornelia Gotaas (Alma, Mich. / Alma) finished with a time of 2:31.84 in the 800-meter run and junior Audrey Padilla (Manistee, Mich. / Manistee) finished the 400-meter run in 1:02.04. Both set new PRs and places them in the top 10 for both events in Alma's indoor track and field history.
Senior Aubrey Hemstreet (Portage, Mich. / Portage Central) completed the one mile run with a time of 5:43.14, placing her 23rd out of 47 competitors.
Senior Jacob Wildenhaus (Jackson, Mich / Lumen Christi) competed in the 60-meter hurdles finals, placing sixth with a time of 8.67.
Juniors Jacob Eck (Fort Wayne, Ind. / Eastside) and Charley Hengesbach (Saginaw, Mich. / Nouvel Catholic Centra) placed in the top 10 in the shot put. Hengesbach finished sixth with a distance of 12.85 meters, and Eck finished ninth with a distance of 12.37 meters.
The Scots will compete again Friday (Jan. 31) at the Aquinas Little Meet at 5 p.m.