Sanguin dominates indoor track

Red Deer’s 2011 female athlete of the year, Jodi Sanguin, showed why she dominated the college cross-country running scene last season.

EDMONTON — Red Deer’s 2011 female athlete of the year, Jodi Sanguin, showed why she dominated the college cross-country running scene last season.

Sanguin won the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference women’s 3.000-metre title at the ACAC indoor championships during the weekend. The ACAC finals were part of the Alberta indoor championships.

Sanguin finished in 10 minutes 37.73 seconds, which also placed her second in the senior division to Jennifer Norminton (10:05.83).

Meanwhile, Melissa Cable was second in the 800m in 2:28.13 with Catherine Alcorn fourth at 2:43.96. Alcorn was also 10th in the 3,000m at 12:20.58.

Jesslyn Begin was fourth in the 1,500m at 5:29.94 with Amanda McWhan 15th at 6:11.23.

Kayla Anderson took seventh in the 400m at 1:19.84 while the 4x400m relay team, of Alcorn, McWhan, Anderson and Begin, was fifth at 4:58.40.

Grant MacEwan led the women’s division with 65 points while Concordia had 37 and RDC 35.

Meanwhile, the Red Deer Elite Speed Track Club saw Eric Lutz win the midget 1,200m in 3:25.89 and the 800m in 2:09.32 and was ninth in the 300m in 43.19 seconds.

Jordanna Cota was third in the youth 3,000m in 11:05.73 and fifth in the 1,500m at 5:11.45.

Matthew Van Mulligen was third in the youth 800m (2:00.37), fourth in the 400m (54.24) and fifth in the 1,500m (4:19.28) while Matthew Hope was second in the youth 3,000m in 9:11.19 and ninth in the 1,500m at 4:22.63.

Adrian Christ placed second in the junior 800m (2:02.02), and the 1,500m (4:11.77).

Kieran McDonald came in second in the junior 3,000m (9:18.05) and third in the 1,500,m (4:13.17) while Jessica Van Mulligen had a seventh in the youth 400m in 1:05.37.

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