MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., - Freshmen Renata Valquier-Chavez and Willa Koenig ran two of the top seven 3,000 meter times in school history to highlight competition for the Omaha track & field team at the Jack Johnson Classic at Minnesota.
Valquier-Chavez ran a time of 10:19.52 to finish ninth in the field of 29 runners. It was the fifth-best time in school history. Koenig was right behind at 10:20.30, putting her seventh all-time at UNO.
In the mile, Kayla Sabotin had UNO’s top time, clocking in at 5:17.37, good for 18th in the field of 33 runners. Anita Jenkins was 21st in a time of 5:23.74, a personal best.