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Valpo Women Conclude Action at Michigan
Alyssa Bradford finished seventh in the 800m run Saturday. (Ray Acevedo)
Alyssa Bradford finished seventh in the 800m run Saturday. (Ray Acevedo)

Saturday, January 23, 2010

The Valparaiso women's track and field team concluded the two-day Simmons-Harvey Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich. on Saturday afternoon.

Alyssa Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) led the Crusader effort on Saturday with a time of 2:21.06 in the 800m run, less than two seconds off her PR in the event.  Bradford's time was good for a seventh-place finish.

Sara Christensen (Bettendorf, Iowa/Pleasant Valley) placed eighth in the 3,000m run with a time of 11:18.60 Saturday as well.  Jorie Ballun (Oswego, Ill./Oswego) added a seventh-place finish in the 400m dash and an 11th-place showing in the 200m dash.

Valparaiso returns to action next weekend at the two-day Findlay Classic.  Meet action begins on Friday morning at 10 a.m. CST.