Johnson City, Tenn. - Freshman Lauren Dentzman (Lemont, Ill./Lemont) finished No. 18 overall in the preliminaries of the 3,000-meter run at the 2007 NAIA Women's Track and Field National Championships on March 9 in Johnson City, Tenn. Dentzman posted an impressive time of 10:42.11 in the event and was the first female student-athlete from SXU to qualify for the national track and field meet.
"I am thrilled with Lauren's performance at the NAIA meet," said Saint Xavier first-year women's track coach Lisa Ebel. "To earn a qualifying time for the national meet as a freshman is truly an impressive accomplishment. I believe that she will only get faster as her collegiate career develops."
The Saint Xavier University women's track team begins its outdoor season on Wednesday, March 28, at Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Ill.Click here for results of the 2007 NAIA Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships