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Hallam, Hernandez lead Lady Eagles at UCO Indoor Invitational

Noemi Hernandez finished 10th in the mile and 11th in the 800 meters at the UCO Indoor Invitational.
Noemi Hernandez finished 10th in the mile and 11th in the 800 meters at the UCO Indoor Invitational.

NORMAN, Okla. (Jan. 26, 2013) – Cassandra Hallam finished third in the 1,000 meters and Noemi Hernandez posted a top-10 result in the mile to lead Oklahoma Christian’s women’s track team on Saturday at the University of Central Oklahoma Indoor Invitational.

In her first 1,000-meter race of the indoor season, Hallam finished in 3:06.11, trailing only Kati Rogers of Oklahoma Baptist and Jessica Davis of Texas Wesleyan in the 14-woman field.

Hernandez was 10th among 24 women in the mile with a time of 5:47.35. She added an 11th-place finish in the 800 meters with a time of 2:40.73. Teammate Sarah DiBiasi finished 12th in the 20-woman field in the 800, recording a time of 2:41.58.

DiBiasi also finished seventh among 13 competitors in the high jump with a mark of 4 feet, 10¼ inches (1.48 meters). OC’s other top field performer was sophomore Katie Ostlund, who recorded a mark of 39 feet, 1 inch (11.91 meters) in the weight throw, good for eighth in the 13-woman field.

The OC relay team of Rebecca Bloodworth, Maegan Cowan, Somer Helms and Andrea Dennis took third among five teams in the 4x220-yard relay (1:48.93) and fourth among 11 teams in the 4x440-yard relay (4:12.64).
 
The meet was held at the University of Oklahoma’s indoor facility, although it was hosted by UCO.