Columbia College begins outdoor track and field season
COLUMBIA - The Columbia College men's and women's outdoor track season is officially underway.
Eight Cougars competed in the Washington University Invitational on Friday. Lindsey Martin finished second in the 10,000 meter race with a time of 35:18.52, the fastest time in the NAIA. Emily Shultz earned a 15th place finish in the 5k with 18:00.46. Julia Montgomery and Maggie Noble also competed in the 5k for the Cougars. Montgomery finished 40th with a time of 19:03.27 while Noble came in at 75th with a time of 20:11.76.
Three Cougars also participated in the Central Methodist Early Bird on Saturday. Rachel Davis earned a sixth place finish in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:44.23. Seth Schenck won the 800 meter race, finishing with a time of 2:02.67. Josh Vitoux finished ninth in the 400 meter dash with a time of 54.17.
The Cougars next meet will be April 10-11 at the SLU Invite in St. Louis.