Mount Mercy News
Women's Track & Field - Thu, Apr. 28, 2011
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A total of nine Mustangs will compete in five events at this week's 102nd Drake Relays at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

Mount Mercy's 4x100 meter relay squad of sophomores Larissa Wilden and Jenna Higgins, junior Cortni Kooi and senior Janae Rosien will race is Friday's prelims at 8:58 a.m. The finals in the 4x100 are Saturday at 4:05 p.m. Higgins will team with juniors Kara Danielsen and Jacqueline Kane and senior Beth Ripperger in the distance medley relay at 10:05 a.m.

On Friday afternoon, Kane, Kooi, Rosien and Wilden are competing in the 4x200 meter relay. Higgins is Mount Mercy's only individual competitor, facing her toughest challenge so far this season in the javelin at 2:00 p.m. The 4x800 meter relay team of Ripperger, senior Kori Yotter, Kane and sophomore Shelby Daisy compete on Saturday at 9:03 a.m.