Concordia sophomore Leah Kay finished in a tie for ninth place at the DIII National Indoor Meet.

Kay Finishes Ninth at Nationals!

Courtesy of, Release: March 14, 2008

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ADA, Ohio (3/14/08)-- Concordia sophomore Leah Kay finished in a tie for ninth place in the high jump at the NCAA Division III National Indoor track and Field Meet on Friday in Ada, Ohio. Kay finished with a height of 5-03.25 and was tied with 10 other athletes at that height but due to misses earlier in the event, she finished in a tie for ninth, just one spot out of earning All-American honors.

Kay qualified by posting a provisional height of 5-5.00 in the high jump at the Bison Classic on Feb. 16. Her qualifying mark was tied for the tenth best among the competitors.

She was making her first trip to a national meet.

High Jump Final Results

1 Crystal Blamy, Sr, Keene State College 5-7 3/4
2 Lisa Shepherd, So, Richard Stockton 5-6 1/2
3 Erin Neville, Fr, Wheaton College (Ma) 5-5 1/4
4 Abby Owens, So, Greenville College 5-5 1/4
5 Amanda Haney, Sr, Geneseo S U N Y 5-3 1/4
5 Madeline Steininger, So, Lawrence University 5-3 1/4
5 Kristen Serikstad, So, Cortland S U N Y 5-3 1/4
8 Cathryn McLean, Jr, Farmingdale S U N Y 5-3 1/4
9 Jessica Cooper, Sr, Westminster College 5-3 1/4
9 Leah Kay, So, Concordia Moorhead 5-3 1/4
9 Kayla Fleming, Jr, Rhode Island College 5-3 1/4
12 Sam Mayer, So, Wisconsin Stout 5-3 1/4
12 Mikaela Richard, So, Nebraska Wesleyan 5-3 1/4
14 Kaelene Lundstrum, So, Gustavus Adolphus 5-3 1/4
15 Michelle Crisione, Fr, North Central College 5-1 1/4
16 Victoria Barden, Fr, Richard Stockton 5-1 1/4
Jenna Davies, Jr, Nebraska Wesleyan NH