HUTCHINSON, Kan. - The Butler women had six individuals and two relay teams place at the NJCAA Division I Outdoor Championships at Hutchinson's Gowans Stadium.
Butler scored 18.5 points at the three-day meet, finishing in a two-way tie for 16th place overall. Taking top team honors was New Mexico with 97 points, while Barton was second with 83.5 points.
Freshman Jayne Roberts had the top individual finish for the Grizzlies, as she finished in a tie for fourth in the pole vault by clearing 3.35 meters (10' 11-3/4"). Sophomore Madison McLaughlin also took eighth in the event at 3.20 meters (10' 6"), giving Butler two medalists in the event.
Milner was sixth in the heptathlon with 4,317 points, as she finished in the top four in three events. She won the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.79 seconds, took third in the 100-meter hurdles (14.74) and fourth in the 800-meter run (2:35.20).
In the hammer throw, freshman Julianna Horner set a personal-record mark with a toss of 47.44 meters (155' 8"), good for eighth place. Horner set the PR on her first attempt in finals.