Mizzou track has 7 first place finishers in Missouri Collegiate Challenge

3 months 1 week 1 day ago Saturday, February 22 2020 Feb 22, 2020 Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:36:00 PM CST February 22, 2020 in Sports
By: Nick Swanson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA, MO - The Missouri Tigers hosted the Missouri Collegiate Challenge in track and field on Saturday. The Tigers finished with seven individual first place awards and a first place team award.

Sophomore Morgan O'Neal placed first in the Women's 200m Dash with a time of 25.54 seconds.

The Tigers dominated in the Women's 800m race, taking the top four spots and five of the top eight. Melissa Menghini finished first with a meet record of 2:13.11.

Five of the top six competitors in the Women's Weight Throw event were Tigers, including the top four. Jordan McClendon captured first place in the event with a throw of 21.39.

The Mizzou Men's 4x400 team captured first with a time of 3:22.15.

Two Tigers finished at the top of the Men's 60m Dash with Jayson Ashford taking first place with a time of 6.80 seconds.

A meet record was broken by Nylo Clarke in the 200m Dash with a time of 21.73 seconds. Mizzou runners finished first, second and third in the event.

Junior Dylan Quisenberry finished first in the Men's 600m race with a time of 1:25.17.

Freshman Oaklee Hauschild finished first in the Men's Mile Run event with a time of 4:24.08.

Missouri will look to continue their dominance at the SEC Indoor Championship in College Station, Texas from February 27th through February 29th.

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