Westminster Track and Field Shines in SLIAC

4 years 1 month 3 weeks ago April 29, 2013 Apr 29, 2013 Monday, April 29 2013 Monday, April 29, 2013 1:58:00 PM CDT in Sports
Source: Westminster

JACKSONVILLE, IL - The Westminster College men's and women's track and field teams competed in the True Blue Open Saturday in Jacksonville, IL, which also served as the SLIAC Invitational. SLIAC member times were ranked comparatively for conference finishes.

The men's team ranked 2nd in the SLIAC and 6th out of 24 teams overall. The women's team ranked 1st in the SLIAC and 7th out of 20 team overall. The Blue Jays had eight first place finishes in the SLIAC and one broken SLIAC record.

Freshman Jesse Edwards ran the 10,000-meter run in 33:36.13, placing first in the SLIAC and overall. He broke the SLIAC record and the Westminster modern day record.

Sophomore C.J. Vaughan placed first in the SLIAC, second overall, in the triple jump. He reset the Westminster modern day record jumping 13.12 meters. He also placed first in the SLIAC, 9th overall, in the long jump (5.98m). He placed second in the SLIAC, 10th overall, in the high jump. He replaced the modern day record, jumping 1.76 meters. He placed second in the SLIAC in the 400-meter hurdles, finishing in 1:00.05 and replacing the modern day record.

Junior Courtney Griswold finished second in the SLIAC, 7th overall, in the long jump, and she finished third in the SLIAC, ninth overall, in the triple jump. She set the modern day record in the triple jump, jumping 9.66 meters.

Two javelin throw modern day records were broken at the Open. Sophomore Danielle Smulczenski broke the women's record, throwing 30.00 meters and placing second in the SLIAC, fourth overall. Senior Gus Lyles broke the men's record, throwing 44.00 meters and placing third in the SLIAC, 11th overall.

Freshman Michelle Aiello placed first in the SLIAC, third overall, in the 10,000-meter run. She set the modern day record, finishing in 43:48.69.

Junior Matt Borst ran the 5,000-meter run in 15:48.36, placing first in the SLIAC and breaking the modern day record.

Senior Kaily Downe ran the 1500-meter run in 4:59.52, finishing first in the SLIAC and second overall.

Junior Sarah Ogar finished the 400-meter dash in 1:00.62, placing first in the SLIAC and fourth overall. The Westminster women's 4x400-meter relay team placed first in the SLIAC, fourth overall.

Sophomore Tanisha Terrell replaced her previous record for the 200-meter dash, finishing in 26.42 seconds, placing second in the SLIAC and sixth overall.

This is the first year since bringing back the Westminster Track & Field Program that the Women's team has won the SLIAC Invitational.

More News

Grid
List
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been killed in a St. Louis house fire. KSDK-TV reports... More >>
40 minutes ago June 23, 2017 Jun 23, 2017 Friday, June 23 2017 Friday, June 23, 2017 6:36:00 AM CDT in News
COLUMBIA (AP) — The University of Missouri is considering whether to revoke an honorary degree it granted to Bill Cosby.... More >>
1 hour ago June 23, 2017 Jun 23, 2017 Friday, June 23 2017 Friday, June 23, 2017 6:11:45 AM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens said he prefers a ramped-up House version of a bill to... More >>
12 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 7:04:56 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA – Some Missouri citizens will be affected by a change coming to the Missouri Rx program. On July... More >>
12 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 6:59:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA – Members from Crockett Enginerring Consultants and neighhbors from the Villas at Vintage Falls learned that one rezoning plan... More >>
12 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 6:42:00 PM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A Missouri circuit judge said Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft's office wrote a confusing and... More >>
13 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:54:06 PM CDT in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — A former Kansas City physician was sentenced to one year and three months in federal prison... More >>
13 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:18:30 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri has announced a housing program that would allow guests to rent out rooms in... More >>
14 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 4:55:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - Southern Boone School District leaders are trying to crack down on outstanding lunch debts. The school board will... More >>
16 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:14:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA – MU curators are concerned about finances for plant facility growth. The UM Board of Curators met on... More >>
16 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:02:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - Crisis training for emergency dispatchers began Thursday at the Boone County Sheriff's Department. The training was focused... More >>
16 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 2:50:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - A heavy police presence on Thursday afternoon in the 200 block of Apple Tree Court has been called... More >>
16 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 2:47:00 PM CDT in News
NIXA (AP) — After years of delays, construction has begun on what will be the largest solar farm in Missouri.... More >>
16 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 2:25:32 PM CDT in News
BOONVILLE – From the color, to the size, to the personality, everything is right about Jake. The supervisor at... More >>
17 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:59:58 PM CDT in News
TROY (AP) — A former easte rn Missouri elementary school principal has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for... More >>
17 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:46:13 PM CDT in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Friendly fire is blamed in the injury to a St. Louis police officer. Officers were... More >>
18 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:13:39 PM CDT in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say one man has been killed and another wounded in a St. Louis shooting. ... More >>
18 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:09:00 PM CDT in News
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Authorities say a postal employee from Kansas City has pleaded guilty to stealing mail. The... More >>
18 hours ago June 22, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:07:40 PM CDT in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 69°
8am 70°
9am 72°
10am 74°
11am 76°

Select a station to view its upcoming schedule:

Coming Up Next

7:00a
Today
11:00a
Rachael Ray
12:00p
KOMU 8 News @ Noon
7:00a
Cheaters
7:30a
Cops Reloaded
8:00a
The Steve Wilkos Show

Tonight's Schedule

7:00p
America's Got Talent
9:00p
Dateline NBC
7:00p
The Originals
8:00p
Riverdale
9:00p
KOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30p
Seinfeld