Mitchel Achien'g Third, Allison VanderStoep Sixth In Indoor Pentathlon At Ohio Northern

Allison VanderStoep poses for a portrait MItchel Achien'g poses for a portrait by Alan Babbitt

Hope College's Mitchel Achien'g and Allison VanderStoep placed third and sixth place, respectively, in the indoor pentathlon at Ohio Northern University on Saturday in Ada, Ohio.

Achieng, a junior from Nairobi, Kenya (Kisumu HS), pictured, left, recorded a third-place score of 2,943 points.

VanderStoep, a senior from Holland, Michigan (West Ottawa), pictured right, posted a sixth-place total of 2,587 points.

Achien'g threw the top shot of the meet with a toss of 9.62 meters (31 feet, 6 ¾ inches).

Achien'g also had the second-best efforts in two other events: long jump at 5.11 meters (16-9 ¼) and the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.71 seconds.

VanderStoep finished second in the 800 meters by clocking a time of 2:42.21.

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