The Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team wrapped up its opening day of the 2018 Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships on Friday evening inside of Ron & Joyce Schipper Stadium on the Central College campus in Pella. BVU set a couple personal best marks but failed to score any team points in an event for the day.
Sunkyu Holbert posted a personal best in the 100 meter dash but was just over a second off the qualifying pace. Katie Puls also set a new personal best of 2:39.76 in the 800 meter run and placed 20th overall. Freshman Brittini Thomas narrowly missed out of the 100 meter hurdles after a time of 15.84 put her 10th. She was just .30 off of qualifying. She then posted the 11th fastest time in the 400 meter hurdles and missed out on Saturday's finals by one second.
Cristyn Eischeid posted her best toss of the year in the hammer throw and placed 17th overall. She was also 11th in the shot put.
The championships will wrap up on Saturday with the remaining field events starting at 10:00am and the start of the final running events at 1:30pm.