MOUNT VERNON, Iowa — Jamie Brisbois ran to a fourth-place finish in the 5,000 meters to lead the Lawrence University track team on Friday’s opening day of the Midwest Conference Championships at Cornell College.

Brisbois covered the 5,000 meters in 15:44.85 and teammate Kyle Dockery grabbed sixth place in 16:02.77. Lawrence’s Dan Thoresen also placed for the Vikings as he took eighth in the mile in 4:37.04.

Lawrence’s sprint medley relay team of Tyler Herman, J.P. Ranumas, Dalton Sendelbach and Chris Fuelling took sixth in 3:43.86. The 800 relay team of Herman, Ranumas, Sendelbach and Bjorn Gowdy-Jaehnig took eighth in 1:36.76.

Kristen Bischel was the top finisher on the women’s side as she took seventh in the 5,000 in 19:26.75. The sprint medley relay team of Liza Girsova, Anna Bolgrien, Katie Barie and Kate Kilgus grabbed seventh in 4:36.72.

The Lawrence men are in eighth place with 13 points, and the women are ninth with four points.

The meet concludes on Saturday.