MVC Track and Field Competes at CMU Open Saturday

Posted March 29, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (March 29, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College outdoor track and field program competed at the Central Methodist Open Saturday in Fayette, Mo. The MVC men’s team placed No. 2 overall and the women’s team placed No. 3.

 

Men’s Results:

Freshman Andrew Longboy (Mililani, Hawaii) competed in the high jump and placed No. 2 with a height of 1.90 meters and the long jump he placed No. 4 with a distance of 6.01 meters. In the triple jump he palced No. 2 with a distance of 12.76 meters and in the javelin he placed No. 3 with a distance of 42.59 meters.

 

Freshman Zhitavion Shelby (Kyiv, Ukraine) competed in the long jump and placed No. 3 with a distance of 6.22 meters and the triple jump he won the competition with a distance of 13.11 meters. In the 100 meter dash he placed No. 5 with a time of 11.82 seconds.

 

Freshman Lewis Owens competed in the long jump and placed No. 5 with a distance of 5.23 meters and in the 100 meter dash he finished No. 6 with a time of 12.00 seconds. In the 200 meter dash he placed No. 10 with a time of 24.00 seconds.

 

Senior Jeff Crouch (Sedalia, Mo.) competed in the discus and placed No. 6 with a distance of 34.46 meters, while in the hammer throw he placed No. 4 with a distance of 38.36 meters. In the shot put he placed No. 2 with a distance of12.62 meters.

 

Sophomore Tyrail Gardner (Breckenridge, Mo.) competed in the discus and placed No. 9 with a distance of 27.65 and he placed No. 7 in the hammer throw with a distance of 33.48 meters. In the shot put he placed No. 3 with a distance of 11.65 meters

 

Freshman Bryar Bookout competed in the javelin and placed No. 5 with a distance of 40.10 meters. In the shot put he placed No. 9 with a distance of 8.56 meters.

 

Sophomore Cory Baker (Strafford, Mo.) competed in the discus and placed No. 6 with a distance of 35.25 meters while in the hammer throw he placed No. 3 with a distance of 42.09 meters. In the shotput he placed No. 6 with a distance of 11.07 meters.

 

Senior Ignacio Franco (Cadiz, Spain) competed in the 1500 meter run and placed No. 2 with a time of 4:16.33

 

Freshman Spencer Head (Camas, Wash.) competed in the 1500 meter run and placed No. 1 with a time of 4:15.25 and in the 800 meter run he placed No. 1 with a time of 1:59.73.

 

Freshman Joel Lueck (Lexington, Mo.) competed in the 1500 meter run and placed No. 3 with a time of 4:19.00 and in the 800 meter run he placed No. 4 with a time of 2:10.44.

 

Freshman Dakota Harris (California, Mo.) competed in the 1500 meter run and placed No. 7 with a time of 4:44.26 and in the 800 meter run he placed No. 7 with a time of 2:18.67.

 

Freshman Robert Saunders (Excelsior Springs, Mo.) competed in the 1500 meter run and placed No. 10 with a time of 4:53.91 and in the 800 meter run he placed No. 8 with a time of 2:22.88.

 

The 4x800 meter relay team consisting of Head, Lueck, Franco and Harris placed No. 2 with a time of 8:43.72.

 

The 4x400 meter relay team consisting of Head, Lueck, Franco, and Saunders placed No. 4 with a time of 3:34.27

 

Women’s Results:

Sophomore Brittney Brisco (San Diego, Calif.) competed in the long jump and placed No. 1 with a distance of 5.05 meters and in the 100 meter dash she placed No. 2 with a time of 12.71 seconds. In the 200 meter dash she placed No. 3 with a time of 28.13.

 

Sophomore Daneka Brown (St. Louis, Mo.) competed in the long jump and placed No. 4 with a distance of 4.38 meters and in the triple jump she placed No. 1 with a distance of 9.65 meters.

 

Junior Sarah Neimeier (Lohne, Germany) competed in the 400 meter dash and placed No. 1 with a time of 1:01.03 and in the 200 meter dash she placed No. 2 with a time of 27.42.

 

Freshman Dorothy Adams competed in the 100 meter dash and placed No. 1 with a time of 12.49 seconds and in the 200 meter dash No. 1 with a time of 26.42 meters.

 

The Vikings will next competed at the CMU Invite Apr. 5.

 

About Missouri Valley College

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.



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