May 27, 2008
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Baker University senior Richie Bryant placed third in the long jump at the weekend NAIA Outdoor national meet in Edwardsville, Ind.

Bryant, the top placer for the Wildcats, jumped 23 feet, 5 ¼ inches to claim third.

In the women’s meet, sophomore Ashlee Miller was Baker’s top performer. She placed fifth in the heptathlon with 4,529 points and 11th in the high jump with a 5-3 mark.

Junior Chelsey Ornburn finished 12th in the pole vault with a 10-10 mark.

In the 4x400 relay, Katey Wegemer, Chelsea Twietmeyer, Regan Boyer and Kelsey Heckathorne finished 19th in 4:02.48.

Senior Amber Keith placed 24th in the marathon with a 3-hour, 30.51-minute time.