ALLENDALE, Mich. - The Calvin women's track and field team opened competition at the Grand Valley State Al Owens Classic Friday afternoon.
The competition began with a small series of field events.
Freshman Brooke Van Lenten (Hawthorne, NJ/Eastern Christian HS) won the javelin throw with a toss of 125-3. Her winning throw ranks in the top 35 in Division III this spring. Sophomore Annika Staal (Woodinville, Wash./Bellevue Christian HS) was sixth (103-2) and freshman Annaka Ediger (Hudsonville, Mich./Hamilton HS) was seventh (101-4). Junior Erin Van Lenten (Hawthorne, NJ/Eastern Christian HS) was also 11th with a throw of 93-6.
Ediger also had a career-best throw of 96-7 in the hammer throw.
Action continues on Saturday.