MVC Track and Field Competes in Day Two of KU Relays

Posted April 18, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (April 17, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College outdoor track and field program continued competition at the KU Relays in Lawrence, Kan., Friday. Day one was highlighted by Freshman Spencer Head (Camas, Wash.) achieving a National qualifying time in the 800 meter run.

 

Friday’s Men’s Results:

 

Senior Byron Evans (Chicago, Ill.) competed in the triple jump and placed No. 7 with a distance of 14.42 meters. Evans achieved a National qualifying distance in the event.

 

Freshman Markell Strickland competed in the 110 meter hurdles and placed No. 14 in a time of 15.66 seconds.

 

The 4x100meter relay team placed No. 20 with a time of 43.86 seconds. On the team were Freshman Lewis Owens, Freshman Cameron Carroll, Sophomore Bryton Johnson (Nassau, Bahamas) and Freshman Zhitavion Shelby (Kyiv, Ukraine).

 

Women’s Results:

 

Freshman Dorothy Adams competed in the 400 meter dash preliminaries and placed No. 26 in a time of 1:00.62.

 

Sophomore Brittany Brisco (San Diego, Calif.) placed No. 36 in the 100 meter dash in a time of 12.93 seconds

 

The 4x100 meter relay team placed No. 20 in a time of 49.61 seconds. On the team were Sophomore Brittany Brisco (San Diego, Calif.), Junior Fanny Bertalan (Lyon, France), Freshman Dorothy Adams, Junior Santina Edwards (Pleasant Hill, Mo.).

 

The Vikings will continue participating in the Kansas Relays in Lawrence, Kan., on Saturday.

 

 

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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