Wood stars at Little State for HU

Krista Wood continued her strong running with two top five finishes as the Huntington University women's track team placed ninth out of 10 teams at the Little State Championship at Indiana Wesleyan University this past weekend.

Wood got half of Huntington's 20 points by placing third in the 5,000-meter run in 18:49 and fifth in the 3,00-meter steeplechase in 11:27.42.

Christina Hicks claimed fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 10.15 meters, while Gretchen Spahr registered seventh in the 5,000 with a time of 19:08 for Huntington's other individual points. The Foresters also got seventh in the 400-meter relay.

The University of Indianapolis won the meet with 216.5 points.