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Indoor track: Two Blue Jays earn silver medals at NCAA DIII championship meet

Johns Hopkins senior Andrew Bartnett takes second in heptathlon; Felicia Koerner second in 3,000 meters

Image caption: Johns Hopkins sophomore Felicia Koerner leads the pack during the women's 3,000-meter run at the NCAA Division III indoor championships.

Johns Hopkins senior Andrew Bartnett and sophomore Felicia Koerner both earned second-place finishes at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships in Naperville, Illinois, over the weekend.

Bartnett took the silver medal in the heptathlon, a contest that incorporates points from seven different events. Bartnett posted a personal best—an Centennial Conference record—score of 5,238 points, just nine points behind the winning score put up by Jack Flood of Cortland State. His best event was the pole vault, in which he took the top score by clearing 5.2 meters.

In the women's meet, Koerner took second in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 9:44.32, 1.38 seconds behind the winning time of Ithaca's Taryn Cordani.

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