Women's Track & Field

Women's Track and Field Competes at NJCAA Outdoor Nationals

Megan Hudson (left) comes out strong in the 100m hurdles at the NJCAA National Outdoor Championships.
Megan Hudson (left) comes out strong in the 100m hurdles at the NJCAA National Outdoor Championships.

EL DORADO, Kan. – Hurdler Megan Hudson led the charge for the Hawkeye Community College women's track and field team at the NJCAA National Outdoor Championships hosted by Butler Community College.

Hudson ran to a ninth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdle prelims, missing the finals by a tenth of a second (14.99 seconds). The RedTails also featured strong efforts from Haile Cook, who was 15th in the hammer toss with a throw of 41 meters, and Joanna Topham in the steeplechase, who was 18th with a time of 12:48.03.

With the inaugural season in the books, Hawkeye women's squad laid a strong foundation for the future. With another outstanding recruiting class on the way, the RedTails are poised for a terrific 2018-2019 season.