The Spartan women started the outdoor season off with some impressive finishes on a frigid day at the Viking Invitational hosted by Grandview College in Des Moines, Iowa.  Molly Schimp, coming off a 14th place finish at the national indoor meet placed second in the high jump going out at 1.56m.  Kaley Folkerts came up big in the long jump where she finished fourth in a very tough field.  The combination of Payton Wilkenfeld, Brei Theisen, Kristin Klocksiem and Kaley Folkerts finished second in the 4x100 m and thirdin the 4x200 m.  The Spartans placed three in the top five in the 100m dash where Payton Wilkenfeld ran a solid 100m finishing 2nd overall as Folkerts finished 4th and Klocksiem finished 5th in the 100m as well.  The Spartan distance runners turned in some great times too as Kalli McCann finished 3rd in the 5000 and Regina Hafner garnished a 6th place in the 3000m steeple race.

View the full results here.