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Briden Leads Way for Women’s Track and Field Saturday

Briden Leads Way for Women’s Track and Field Saturday

ANDERSON, Ind. – The Illinois Tech women's track and field team put together an impressive performance on Saturday at the Anderson Univeristy Fred Wilt Invite. The Scarlet Hawks were able to earn an individual win and continue its strong season in jumps.

Meet Highlights

  • It was a great day for Julia Briden, as the freshman won the 1000 Meter Run at 3:31.33. The time was a nine-second improvement from her seed time. 
  • Mminika Effiong placed sixth in the long jump at 4.78m. She also finished 10th in the 60 Meter Dash with a time of 8.59s, a season-best.
  • In the triple jump, Emmalee Ciriacks placed eighth with a 9.76m mark.

Up Next

  • Tech is back in action on Saturday, March 4 at the UW-Stevens Point Final Qualifier.