RDC runner Jordanna Cota won bronze at the ACAC Indoor Championships. (File Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

RDC Indoor Track team wins four medals at ACAC Championships

The RDC Track team picked up a collection of medals last weekend at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Indoor Track Championships in Edmonton.

They earned four medals total at the event, as the Kings earned bronze in the team event and the Queens 4×400 metre relay team (Sadie Borgfjord, Jordanna Cota, Jill Stewart and Shaelyn Moltzahn) won silver in a time of 4:19.80.

Devon Gurney finished third in the 1,000m to earn ACAC bronze and Cota also added bronze with a time of 10:44.73 in the 3,000m.

RDC finished third overall in combined points with 75.

Several RDC athletes also earned top 10 finishes at the Championships. Adam Wass ran to a fifth-place finish (9:42.08) in the 3,000m. Lucas Wessner was seventh over 300m (38.30) and Caleb Heinrichs finished eighth in the 600m finals (1:30.90).

Wass (4:30.81), Stephen Rowley (4:38.70) and Corey DeRaadt (4:40.49) were all top 10 and hit personal bests in the 1,500m.

Sadie Borgfjord ended up in fourth in the 600m finals (1:42.64). In the 1,000m, Jill Stewart crossed the finish line in seventh (3:16.47).

The ACAC Championships was the final event of the indoor track season.



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