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01.25.11 | W Track & Field

NWU Invitational

1.25.11 | Track and Field

Thurbon and Korn highlight NWU Invitational

NWU Invitational

LINCOLN, Neb. – Jeremiah Korn and Kate Thurbon led the Wildcat track and field team through another impressive weekend at the NWU Invitational. Korn’s first place finish in the shot put with a throw of 16.34 meters placed Korn second on the NAIA “A” and “B” national standings. Thurbon won the unseeded pole vault with a mark of 3.46 meters, good enough for 15th on the NAIA “B” national standings.

In the track events, Hannah Moore finished 15th in the 200-meter Dash with a time of 26.89 seconds. In the 400-meter dash JaBryanna Wellington finished in ninth place with a time of 1:00.74. Ariella Harrison and Shayna Mangiaracino placed 12th and 15th with times of 1:44.76 and 1:48.59 respectfully. In the 3000-meter run, Megan Rosa and Ashley McBride finished 13th and 16th with times of 11:29.15 and 11:41.31 respectfully. Megan Rosa and Mary Loveland finished with times of 19:45.84 and 20:15.32 to finish eighth and tenth respectfully.

In the field events along with Thurbon in the pole vault, Hela Kawas finished at 18th with a mark of 2.97 meters. Carrie Lister finished seventh in the shot put with a throw of 12.45 meters. Stephanie Nelson also placed in the shot put at 20th with a throw of 11.75 meters.

In the men’s track events, Jeremy Gathright placed fourth in the 400-meter dash with a time of 50.89 seconds. In the 600-meter run, Christian Ricketts ran a time of 1:25.33 for 13th place. Kellen Kristofferson ran a 2:02.05 which was good enough for 19th place. Aaron Caldwell placed fourth and Justin Hill placed 14th in the one mile run with a time of 4:27.25 and 4:48.61 respectfully. Taylor Nall placed 6th with a time of 8:59.10. In the 5000-meter run, Corey Clark and Chris Duderstadt placed 11th and 13th with times of 16:44.90 and 17:06.75 respectfully. Garrett McPherson also placed in the 5000 meter run at 15th with a time of 17:42.57. J.L. Anderson placed fourth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.48 seconds.

In the Men’s Field events, Jeremiah Korn followed his shot put performance with a fifth place finish in weight throw with a mark of 16.09 meters. Clayton Hill and Colter Scott joined Korn with a 14th and 18th place finish with throws of 13.62 meters and 13.08 respectfully. Travis Miller placed seventh with a mark of 1.87 meters in the high jump. Travis Miller and Reggie Miller finished sixth and eighth in the long jump with marks of 6.51 meters and 6.41 meters respectfully. Jeremy Gathright brought home first place in the triple Jump with a mark of 14.53 meters.

Next action for the Baker Track and Field teams is Saturday February 5th at the NWU Triangular in Lincoln (Neb.)

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