JOPLIN, Mo. (Feb. 2, 2013) – Maegan Cowan posted a top-10 finish in the 400 meters and contributed to a solid showing by Oklahoma Christian’s 4x400-meter relay team on Saturday on the final day of the Missouri Southern Lion Invite.
Cowan, a sophomore, finished eighth among 27 runners in the 400 with a time of 1:01.49. Teammate Wilmina Gley was 22nd in 1:05.03.
OC’s 4x400-meter relay team of Rebecca Bloodworth, Cowan, Somer Helms and Andrea Dennis took fifth among 12 squads, posting a time of 4:09.06.
In the 800 meters, Maria Sargent was 20th of 30 runners with a time of 2:35.18, while Kara Drewke was 27th in 2:42.57. Noemi Hernandez ran in the 3,000 meters, finishing 21st among 30 runners in 11:43.04.