MVC Track and Field Teams Compete at KU RelaysPosted April 17, 2014
Marshall, Mo. (April 17, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College outdoor track and field program began competition at the KU Relays in Lawrence, Kan., Thursday evening.
Senior Ignacio Franco (Cadiz, Spain) competed in the 800 meter run and placed No. 15 in the unseeded race in a time of 1:55.58.
Freshman Phillip Cheruiyot (Nairobi, Kenya) competed in the 5000 meter run and placed No. 18 in the unseeded race in a time of 15:05.49.
Alexis Barbry competed in the 1500 meter run and placed and placed No. 16 in the unseeded race in a time of 4:04.35.
Junior Will Lee (Strafford, Mo.) competed in the 3000 meter steeplechase run and placed No. 19 in a time of 10:52.22
Freshman Spencer Head (Camas, Wash.) competed in the 800 meter run and finished No. 2 overall in the unseeded race in a time of 1:53.87.
Junior Sarah Niemeier (Lohne, Germany) competed in the 1500 meter run and placed No. 14 in the unseeded race in a time of 4:49.55.
The Vikings will continue participating in the Kansas Relays in Lawrence, Kan., through Saturday.
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