KENT, Ohio – With one top-five finish, junior Anna Lamb led the Miami University women’s track and field team during the second and final day of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Indoor Championship, hosted by Kent State University at its field house.
After taking third in the 5000m final last night, Lamb pushed her endurance in the 3000m run final, battling for the win against Eastern Michigan’s Victoria Voronko. While unable to top Voronko's 9:36.16 time, Lamb clocked a career-high time of 9:44.49, which now ranks sixth on Miami’s All-Time Indoor Top-10 list.
The RedHawks also finished strong in the 60m hurdles, 800m run finals, and mile. After placing fourth in the preliminaries, freshman Alexus Jimson-Miller finished fifth in the final with a time of 8.64, while junior Charlotte Myers placed third in the 800m run final in 2:08.04. Sophomore Laura Bess was the lone RedHawk to compete in the mile race, finishing fifth with a time of 4:55.00.
With the conclusion of the MAC Indoor Championship, Miami tied Bowling Green for eighth with 38 points, while Kent State ran away with the conference title for a third consecutive year with 127.50 points. Akron took second with 98 points, while Eastern Michigan finished third with 91.50 points. Buffalo then took fourth (58), Central Michigan took fifth (52), Toledo finished sixth (49), and Western Michigan finished ahead of Miami in seventh (48).
The RedHawks open their outdoor season in four weeks with the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational Friday, Mar. 28 in Nashville, Tenn.