FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Two former Lincoln Christian standouts were Nebraska’s event winners Saturday at the Razorback Spring Invitational.
Sophomore Sarah Plambeck won the women’s 1,500 meters in 4:44.80, while freshman Levi Gipson won the 400 in a personal-best 46.93.
Several other Huskers placed at the invitational, at which no team scoring was kept.
For the men, Tibor Koroknai finished second in the 400-meter hurdles in 51.17, while third-place finishes went to Seth Wiedel in the long jump (24-4Ĺ), Craig Driver in the pole vault (16-6ĺ), London Hawk in the 800 (1:51.54), and the 400-meter and 1,600-meter relay teams. Christian Sanderfer matched Driver’s height in the pole vault but had an additional miss to finish fourth.
On the women’s side, Katie Smith, a redshirt freshman from Kearney, tied for second in the high jump with a leap of 5-5. Junior Mara Weekes finished second in the 200-meter dash (23.97), and she anchored the 1,600-meter relay team that finished second in 3:47.09. Other relay members were Kari Heck, Shawnice Williams and Ellie Grooters.
Earning third-place finishes were Heck in the long jump (19-4ľ), Tess Merrill in the pole vault (12-1Ĺ) and Carlie Pinkelman in the shot put (49-3Ĺ).
Nebraska’s next meet is Saturday at the Crimson Tide Invitational at Tuscaloosa, Ala.