CMU Track and Field Competes at Prairie Fire Invitational

3 years 6 months 1 week ago January 13, 2013 Jan 13, 2013 Sunday, January 13 2013 Sunday, January 13, 2013 11:11:58 AM CST in Sports
Source: Nicholas Petrone - Press Release

GALESBURG, IL -- Central Methodist women's pole vaulter Stephanie Atkinson tied the a school record in her event Saturday, highlighting a busy day for the Eagle women's and men's track and field teams in the Prairie Fire Invitational hosted by Knox College.

Saturday marked the first meet of the indoor season for Central Methodist. Atkinson's pole vault of 3.2 meters tied Central Methodist's indoor record, set by Lizz Platt in 2003.

Also on the women's side, the Eagles' Kate Fulton won the high jump after clearing 1.6 meters. Fulton is a two-time All-American in the event. Lexie Wilt won the shot put with a toss of 12.52 meters.

The Eagles' Kaitlyn Emig finished second in the 60 meter hurdles in 9.97 seconds.

In men's action, the Green and Black claimed the top spot in nine events Saturday, including the top two spots in the 800 meter run. Bryan Groeper won the event in 2:05.68, while Corey Schoene was second after crossing the finish line in 2:07.80.

Bryan Lechner and Austin Boedeker placed first and second, respectively, in the 60 meter hurdles. Lechner won with a time of 9.10 seconds. Boedeker posted a finish of 10.03 seconds. Lechner also won the long jump with a leap of 6.60 meters.

The 4x200 meter relay team of Cameron Blanton, Marcus Lavergne, Derek Musgrove and Colton Carrier took the top spot with a time of 1:35.08. The 4x400 relay team of Lechner, Lavergne, Schoene and Groeper also placed first overall in 3:40.46.

Musgrove also took first in the triple jump with a mark of 12.71 meters.

Dilan Simons placed first in the shot put with a toss of 14.79 meters and weight throw with a mark of 14.60 meters.

Kiefer Smith won the pole vault after clearing 4.4 meters.

Dakota Jones earned a second place finish in the 400 meter dash with a time of 54.01 seconds.

Central Methodist takes its full squad for the first time this season to the Snowbird Open on Saturday, Jan. 19. The meet is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. CT.

More News

Grid
List
POPLAR BLUFF (AP) — Federal workplace safety officials blame heat exposure in last weekend's death of a 23-year-old landscaper in... More >>
1 hour ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 7:43:04 PM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri Rep. Bill Lant has been hospitalized after a car crash. A Missouri State Highway... More >>
2 hours ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 7:17:16 PM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY - KOMU 8's Target 8 Investigative team analyzed claims made by Josh Hawley, a Republican running for state... More >>
3 hours ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 6:25:38 PM CDT in Target 8
COLUMBIA- The Hinkson Creek at Jay Dix Station is covered in piles of trees and trash. When on the... More >>
5 hours ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 3:36:00 PM CDT in Top Stories
COLUMBIA - Big energy companies like Ameren and Empire may not be totally complying when it comes to renewable energy... More >>
6 hours ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 2:42:00 PM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY - New positions and upgrades might be coming to the Jefferson City Police and Fire Departments. Mayor... More >>
6 hours ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 2:34:00 PM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY - The 66th annual Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair operates strictly on a volunteer basis. The... More >>
7 hours ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 2:16:00 PM CDT in Top Stories
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man is critically injured after driving a go-kart into the side of a St. Louis... More >>
9 hours ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 12:03:28 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - College pal David Roloff has fond memories of Democratic candidate Vice President Tim Kaine at the University of... More >>
9 hours ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 11:42:00 AM CDT in Top Stories
CHESTERFIELD (AP) — Police are searching for the suspect after an attempted child abduction at a suburban St. Louis outlet... More >>
12 hours ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 9:07:52 AM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - Fire crews put out a structure fire at a condemned house on 4th Avenue off Providence Road in... More >>
12 hours ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 8:50:00 AM CDT in News
AVA, Mo. (AP) — Police say a teenager has wounded another teen and then killed himself before dawn in a... More >>
13 hours ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 7:45:09 AM CDT in Continuous News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Strong thunderstorms across parts of Missouri are offering relief from the oppressive heat and humidity, but... More >>
14 hours ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 7:27:24 AM CDT in Continuous News
PHILADELPHIA - Columbia resident Persephone Dakopolos arrived Sunday in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention. Dakopolos was selected at the... More >>
18 hours ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 Monday, July 25, 2016 3:04:00 AM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - The National Association of Realtors reported this week a 9-year high for sales of existing homes this past... More >>
1 day ago July 24, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 Sunday, July 24 2016 Sunday, July 24, 2016 4:06:00 PM CDT in News
WILDWOOD (AP) — Two people were killed in a two-vehicle collision in eastern Missouri. St. Louis County police say... More >>
1 day ago July 24, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 Sunday, July 24 2016 Sunday, July 24, 2016 3:52:10 PM CDT in News
DIAMOND (AP) — Southwest Missouri has a newly dedicated prairie. The 163-acre George Washington Carver Prairie was dedicated Saturday.... More >>
1 day ago July 24, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 Sunday, July 24 2016 Sunday, July 24, 2016 3:01:01 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - Tim Kaine has always been a leader. While as a student at the University of Missouri, he... More >>
1 day ago July 24, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 Sunday, July 24 2016 Sunday, July 24, 2016 1:37:00 PM CDT in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 75°
10pm 75°
11pm 74°
12am 74°
1am 73°

Select a station to view its upcoming schedule:

Coming Up Next

9:00p
NBC News Special: 2016 Democratic National Convention
10:00p
KOMU 8 News @ 10
10:35p
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
9:00p
KOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30p
Seinfeld
10:00p
Cougar Town

Tonight's Schedule

7:00p
American Ninja Warrior
9:00p
NBC News Special: 2016 Democratic National Convention
7:00p
MADtv 20th Anniversary Reunion
8:00p
Penn & Teller: Fool Us
9:00p
KOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30p
Seinfeld