MVC Track Competes in Indianapolis SaturdayPosted February 15, 2014
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MVC TRACK COMPETES AT INDIANAPOLIS UNIVERSITY SATURDAY
Marshall, Mo. (February 15, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College indoor track and field team competed at the Tom Hathaway Distance Classic at Indianapolis University Saturday.
Markell Strickland-Competed in the 60 meter hurdles and placed No. 3 with a time of 8.51 seconds. Strickland also competed in the long jump and placed No. 1 overall with a distance of 12.64 meters.
Freshman Nolan Ryan (St. Peters, Mo.)-Competed in the one mile run and placed No. 4 with a time of 4:31.78. Ryan also competed in the 800 meter run and placed No. 17 with at time of 2:04.83.
Freshman Spencer Head (Camas, Wash.)-Competed in the one mile run and placed No. 12 with a time of 4:47.99.
Freshman Phillip Cheriyout (Nairobi, Kenya)- Competed in the 5000 meter run and placed No. 4 with a time of 15:03.05.
Distance Medley team placed No. 2 with a time of 10:54.82.
Sophomore Brittany Brisco (San Diego, Calif.)- Competed in the 60 meter dash and placed No. 5 with a time of 8.23 seconds. Brisco also competed in the long jump and placed No. 4 with a distance of 5.12 meters.
Santina Edwards- Competed in the 400 meter dash and placed No. 7 with a time of 1:03.17.
Junior Sarah Niemeier (Lohne, Germany)- Competed in the 800 meter run and placed No. 1 with a time of 2:20.90.
Taylor Kean- Competed in the 800 meter run and placed No. 19 with a time of 2:36.49.
Sophomore Daneka Brown (St. Louis, Mo.)- Competed in the long jump and placed No. 10 with a distance of 4.02 meters.
The Viking indoor track and field program will get back in action Feb. 21-22 at the HAAC Championships at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa.
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Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 40 academic programs, study abroad program, honors program, extracurricular activities, and 13 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, and some new majors are ag-business, nursing, graphic design, and health information systems (associate degree). Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, call (660) 831-4000 or visit www.moval.edu.