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Olson competes in middle distances for UND

Park Rapids' Megan Olson competed in five outdoor meets as a member of the University of North Dakota women's track team.

Olson capped off her freshman season by winning the 800-meter title with a time of 2:29.35 at the North Dakota State University Tune Up at Fargo on May 5.

Olson also ran the 800 four other times, placing 12th in 2:29.91 at the Al Bortke Open at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota on April 9; finishing 19th in 2:32.40 at the Jim Duncan Invitational at Des Moines, Iowa on April 15; placing 11th in 2:24.86 at the Lyle Hokanson Classic at Fargo on April 22; and finishing eighth in 2:35.01 at the Al Cassell Relays at Jamestown, North Dakota on April 29.

Olson also ran on the UND 4 x 400 relay team that placed fourth in 4:20.32 at the Al Bortke Open and placed 21st in the 1,500 run in 5:18.94 at the Jim Duncan Invitational.