CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A total of 18 Mount Mercy student-athletes will compete in 11 events this week at the 2013 Drake Relays at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.
The Mustangs will compete in eight relays, including three women's relays on Friday. They've got the the 4x100 at 8:58 a.m., the 4x200 at 12:51 p.m. and the 4x400 at 1:57 p.m.
Three women's and two men's relay teams will race on Saturday. The women's shuttle hurdle relay is at 8:20 a.m., the sprint medley starts at 8:40 a.m. with the men's sprint medley to follow at 9:00 a.m. The women's 4x800 meter relay gets underway at 10:53 a.m. and the men's distance medley relay goes at 11:07 a.m.
Mount Mercy all-Americans Larissa Wilden, Jenna Higgins and Mwale Kapande are competing in field events on Friday as well. Wilden does the high jump on Friday at 1:00 p.m., Higgins throws the javelin at 2:00 p.m. and Kapande goes in the long jump at 5:30 p.m.
Mount Mercy women's events at Drake:
4x100 relay: Maryann Dike, Jenna Higgins, Larissa Wilden, Mwale Kapande
4x200 relay: Mwale Kapande, Liz Mosbach, Justine Jensen, Taylor Zumbach
4x400 relay: Jenna Higgins, Allison Scott, Maryann Dike, Liz Mosbach
4x800 relay: Liz Mosbach, Allison Scott, Regan Enfield, Dana Ewan
Sprint medley relay: Mwale Kapande, Maryann Dike, Kayley Keller, Shelby Daisy
Shuttle hurdle relay: Larissa Wilden, Jenna Higgins, Taylor Zumbach, Suzanne Flexsenhar
Long jump: Mwale Kapande
High jump: Larissa Wilden
Javelin: Jenna Higgins