HILLSDALE, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University women's track and field team competed at the two-day Hillsdale College Invite on Friday and Saturday (Feb. 7-8).
Competing in the pentathalon for the Cardinals was sophomore Sidney Bischer, who was able to pick up a 6th place finish with 2,785 points.
Emerald Joiner took 5th place in weight throw with a toss of 16.53 meters. Joiner also placed in shot put, throwing a distance of 12.71 meters and placing 6th.
Saginaw Valley had impressive showings in long distance events as well, with Emily Short taking 3rd in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 9:55.18 and Chantelle Fondren taking 5th in the 1 mile run in a time of 5:10.94.
Anna Fochesato competed in both high jump and triple jump for the Cardinals. Fochesato was able to place 3rd in the high jump with a leap of 1.64 meters and 2nd in the triple jump, reaching a distance of 11.34 meters.
Taylor also picked up a 6th place finish in the 400 meter dash, crossing the finish line at 58.08.
The Cardinals will return to action next Friday and Saturday (Feb. 14-15) when they travel to Bloomington, Ind. to compete at the Hoosier Hills Invitational.