<p>Lauren Opp competed in the 10,000 meter at the Drake Relays in Des Moines on Thursday night, April 23. Opp finished 25th in the field with a time of 36:48.39, improving on her 2014 time of 37:15.64.
Kelsey Barret from South Dakota won the event in 34:54.45.
</p><p> Competition continues for the Defenders on Friday with the women’s and men’s 4 x 100 relay teams running early in the morning. The women’s distance medley team and men’s 4 x 800 run mid-morning and the women’s 4 x 400 will run midafternoon.</p>