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Distance Runners Compete at Swarthmore

jamie hiegel and jenna rea run

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Five members of the Bridgewater College men's and women's track and field teams competed at the Swarthmore Final Qualifier.

Johnny Haizel-Cobbina placed 49th out of 109 athletes in the 800 meters (1:58.67).

Calista Ariel, English Jackson and Jenna Rea all competed in the 5,000 meters for Bridgewater. Ariel placed ninth (17:18.19) with English Jackson one spot behind in tenth (17:19.08). Jenna Rea finished 46th (18:33.50) in the highly competitive race. All three Eagles ran personal bests. 

Jamie Hiegel raced in the 5,000 meters on the men's side. The senior finished 12th out of 85 athletes (14:40.99) and recorded the fourth personal best of the day for the Eagles.

The Eagles will attend one more last chance meet at UW-La Crosse before heading to the NCAA Outdoor Championships.