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Mullen leads NU to sixth place at Top of Iowa

By Staff | May 7, 2017

BUFFALO CENTER – Kyarsten Mullen had the lone conference championship as she won the 100-meter dash at the Top of Iowa West Conference Track and Field Meet on Thursday.

The Warriors finished sixth overall with 69 points while Bishop Garrigan, West Hancock, Forest City and Gardner-Hayfield/Ventura all vied for the top spot with Garrigan winning with 119.5 points.

Besides her first place finish in the 100-meter dash in 12.96 seconds, Mullen finished second in the 100-meter hurdles in 17.38 seconds and also helped the 4×200-meter relay team to second place. She ran the lead leg in the relay followed by Rory McClellan, Alexis Valvick and Olivia Marlow as the quartet clocked in at 53.48 seconds.

The Warriors also earned a second-place finish from Hope Steinberger in the high jump with her leap of 4 feet, 10 inches.

Top of Iowa West Conference

North Union results

100-meter dash 1, Kyarsten Mullen 12.96

200-meter dash 4, Mullen 27.75

100-meter hurdles 2, Mullen 17.38

1500-meter run 3, Bre Anderson 5:47.93

400-meter hurdles 4, Chloe Lofstrom 1:14.28

Discus 4, May Laverty 95’6″

High jump 2, Hope Steinberger 4’10”

4×100-meter relay 2, NU (Mullen, Rory McClellan, Alexis Valvick, Olivia Marlow) 53.48

4×200-meter relay 7, NU (McClellan, Lofstrom, Liz Stauffer, Valvick) 1:57.65

4×400-meter relay 7, NU (McClellan, Stauffer, Steinberger, Lofstrom) 4:37.40

Shuttle hurdle relay 7, NU (Maddie Rolling, Steinberger, Kaylee Tirevold, Stauffer) 1:17.16

Sprint medley 8, NU (Aly Bierstedt, Tirevold, Stauffer, Lofstrom) 2:06.98

Distance medley 6, NU (Bierstedt, Emily Paulson, Hallie Reese, Anderson) 5:08.02

Team Scores

Bishop Garrigan 119.50, West Hancock 109, Forest City 102.5, Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 101, Lake Mills 75, North Union 69, Eagle Grove 68, North Iowa 64, Belmond-Klemme 29