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TRACK AND FIELD: Pierz's Jensen wins MIAC heptathlon

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MOORHEAD — Concordia College junior Kaari Jensen of Pierz won the heptathlon at the MIAC Outdoor Championship Track and Field meet Saturday.

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On her way to winning the heptathlon, Jensen turned in five different top 10 finishes – four of which all came on Saturday.

She opened the meet by placing fourth in the long jump Friday.

Jensen started her busy Saturday by winning the javelin with a personal-best throw of 131-0.0. That mark was more than eight feet farther than the next competitor.

In the triple jump, Jensen finished eighth with a distance of 36-8.25 – another season best.

She then placed third in the 110-meter hurdles and fifth in the 400 hurdles. Both of her finishing times in the finals were season bests.

Jensen finished off Saturday by leading off Concordia’s 4x400-meter relay team that placed third.

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