Carly Loeffel took first in the Pentathlon Friday.

Molly Seidel Beats Own Record at Iowa State Invite

Feb. 12, 2016

Iowa State Friday Results Get Acrobat Reader

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The University of Notre Dame track and field program had much to celebrate Friday evening. As results came in from both the Iowa State Invitational and the SPIRE Division I meet, the Irish had two first-place finishes across the two meets. Carly Loeffel took first at the SPIRE meet in the women’s indoor pentathlon (4,019 points) while Molly Seidel broke her own school record to win the 5,000-meter race at Iowa State with a time of 15:47.07.

Anna Rohrer also ran in the 5,000-meters with Seidel, finishing second.

Rohrer, a freshman local standout from Mishawaka, Indiana, crossed the line in 15:47.78. Both hers and Seidel’s times stand as personal bests.

Michael Clevenger also raced in Iowa, taking 16th in section two of the men’s 5,000-meters with his 14:25.85 showing (good for 42nd overall).

Loeffel took second overall in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.91, and finished tied for second in high jump (1.74 meters). She took third in the 800 meters (2:25.87) and won both the shot put (13.02 meters) and long jump (5.54 meters).

Other women’s competitors at the SPIRE meet Friday included Alexa Coubal (14.37 meters) who took 23rd overall in the women’s weight throw, as well as Jordan Shead (sixth, 1:31.78), Jessica Harris (ninth, 1:32.01) and Jamie Marvil (21st, 1:34.92) in the 600 meters and Margaret Bamgbose (fifth, 24.36), Kaila Barber (sixth, 24.43) and Parker English (13th, 24.74) in the 200 meters.

On the men’s side, Anthony Shivers finished seventh in the weight throw (19.18 meters) and Nick Hauser took 13th (17.85 meters). Brent Swanberg placed 10th in the pole vault competition (4.28 meters) and Drake Stimson came in fourth (1:22.10) in the 600 meter race.

Events continue in both meets tomorrow, with full recaps to follow on

SPIRE Results

Women’s Indoor Pentathlon

  1. Carly Loeffel 4019 points

60m Hurdles – 8.91

High Jump – 1.74m

Shot Put – 13.02m

Long Jump – 5.54m

800m – 2:25.87

Women’s Weight Throw

  1. Alexa Coubal 14.37m

Women’s 600m

  1. Jordan Shead 1:31.78
  2. Jessica Harris 1:32.01
  3. Jamie Marvil 1:34.92

Women’s 200m

  1. Margaret Bamgbose 24.36
  2. Kaila Barber 24.43
  3. Parker English 24.74

Men’s Weight Throw

  1. Anthony Shivers 19.18m
  2. Nick Hauser 17.85m

Men’s Pole Vault

  1. Brent Swanberg 4.28m

Men’s 600m

  1. Drake Stimson 1:22.10

Iowa State Results

Women’s 5000-meter run

  1. Molly Seidel 15:47.07**
  2. Anna Rohrer 15:47.78

Men’s 5000-meter run

  1. Michael Clevenger 14:25.85