RDC women’s running team finishes second in Calgary

The RDC women placed second overall in the Trojans invitational indoor track meet Saturday.

CALGARY — The RDC women placed second overall in the Trojans invitational indoor track meet Saturday.

The Queens accumulated 33 points, second to MacEwan University’s 50.

Jordanna Cota led the RDC women, finishing third in the 3,000-metres, and second among college runners in a time of 11:03.64. Jill Stewart was seventh overall and fourth among college runners in a time of 11:49.10.

Amy Severtson turned in a solid performance in the 1,000m, finishing fourth with a personal best time of 3:17.02, just 2/10th of a second out of third.

Sadie Borgfjord was fifth in the 300m in a time of 44.7 seconds.

The RDC women’s 4x400m relay team finished a strong second at 4:28.55 with MacEwan first at 4:11.94. SAIT was third at 4:35.82.

On the men’s side, the RDC 4x400m relay team was also second at 3:48.51. Lethbridge College A team was first at 3:44.59 and MacEwan third at 3:48.51.

Nathan Goode took close to a second off his best time in the 300m, finishing fifth at 39.9 seconds. Nolan Dyck was eighth and Jeff Willoughby 11th in the 1,000m with personal best times of 2:57.75 and 2:59.50 respectively.

Adam Wass placed 11th and Devon Gurney 12th in the 3,000m. Both had best times of 10:23.51 and 10:27.07

“I am extremely proud of our athletes and their hard work.” said RDC head coach Kari Elliott. “Our strong performances in the 4x400m relay indicate the depth of our team and just how much our athletes enjoy competing together.”

RDC will compete in the ACAC championships, Feb. 3-4 in Lethbridge.

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