Track & Field: Nelson first
OLIVET – Iron Mountain’s Kristin Nelson won two jumping events as the Albion College women’s track & field team achieved fifth place with 461 points in the MIAA Jamboree’s true team scoring format.
Nelson was one of two women to sail farther than five meters in the long jump. Her best effort was measured at 18-feet-1 to beat the second-place athlete by seven inches.
Nelson added first place in the triple jump with a leap of 35-9.5. Nelson also placed third in the 100 meter hurdles (reaching the finish in 16.47 seconds), fifth in the javelin throw, and eighth in the 200 meters (28.45 seconds).