Pennington shines for Forester women at Defiance

Competing with a partial roster, the Huntington University women’s track and field team finished eighth at the Defiance College Indoor Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 27.

 Nicole Pennington turned in the Foresters’ best performance at the meet. The senior speedster took third in the 60-meter dash with a time of :8.23. She also earned points in the 200-meter dash by finishing sixth in :27.76. 

Mariah Harter also ran the 60 dash, where she finished seventh by clocking in at :8.40. Mara McFarland was the only other Forester to earn points with her eighth-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles in :10.87. 

Albion College won the meet with 132 points, followed by Adrian, 129; Alma, 92; Saint Francis, 75; Defiance, 55; Olivet, 51; Grace, 24; and Huntington, 12.