Viking Track and Field Compete at CMU Invitational

Posted April 8, 2017

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Marshall, Mo. (April 8, 2017)- The Missouri Valley College outdoor track and field teams competed at the Central Methodist (Mo.) University Invitational Saturday in Fayette, Mo.

 

Men’s Results:

Freshman Maurice Davis (Benton, Mo.) advanced to the event finals in the 100 meter dash with a prelim time of 10.87.  In the event final, Davis placed second in a time of 10.77.  IN the 200 meter dash, Davis placed No. 10 in a time of 22.33.

 

Freshman Ethan Carden (Versailles, Mo.) placed No. 15 in the discus with a distance of 36.38 meters.  He also placed No. 15 in the hammer throw, with a distance of 35.72 meters.

 

Freshman Aaron Taylor (Westchester, Ill.) finished with a time of 11.51 in the 100 meter dash prelims, but did not qualify for the event final.  In the 200 meter dash, Taylor placed No. 15 with a time of 22.82.

 

4x400 meter relay team (Randle, Matthews, Essman, Williams) placed fourth with a time of 3:30.23.

 

Freshman Demarkous Nunnally (Dallas, Texas) placed second in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:10.62.  In the 800 meter run, Nunnally placed sixth with a time of 2:01.04.

 

Junior Ulises Ortiz (North Hills, Calif.) placed fifth in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:15.08.  In the 800 meter run, Ortiz placed No. 25 with a time of 2:08.09.

 

Freshman Justin Kita (Erie, Pa.) placed No. 19 in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:22.25.  In the 800 meter run, Kita placed No. 35 with a time of 2:13.30.

 

Freshman Brieon Randle (St. Louis, Mo.) placed second in the 400 meter dash with a time of 49.20.  In the 200 meter dash, Randle placed No. 9 with a time of 22:30.

 

Freshman Tanner Denton (Owasso, Okla.) placed No. 22 in the 400 meter dash with a time of 53.71.

 

Freshman Trevon Stith (Hempstead, N.Y.) placed No. 21 in the 400 meter dash with a time of 53.57.  In the 200 meter dash, Stith placed No. 12 with a time of 22.65.

 

Freshman Franklin Williams (Lee’s Summit, Mo.) placed no. 16 in the 400 meter dash with a time of 52.89.

 

Junior Christopher Essman (Topeka, Kan.) placed No. 13 in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:02.67.

 

Junior Jason Matthews (St. Louis, Mo.) placed ninth in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:01.79.

 

Junior Derek Wilson (Linneus, Mo.) won the 1500 meter run in a time of 4:08.61.  In the 800 meter run, Wilson placed No. 20 with a time of 2:04.80.

 

Freshman Sterling Ray (Lee’s Summit, Mo.) placed No. 21 in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:05.65.

 

Freshman Jacob Carver (Stover, Mo.) placed No. 38 in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:19.07.

 

Sophomore Nathan Vogelmeier (Sweet Springs, Mo.) placed No. 9 in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:02.74.

 

 

Women’s Results:

Freshman Malon Lee (Kansas City, Mo.) won her prelim run in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.27.  She then won the event with a time of 12.23.

 

Freshman Lacey Toynes (Dallas, Texas) placed No. 20 in the discus with a throw of 29.51 meters.  In the hammer.  

Freshman Sheila Lazaro (Murcia, Spain) placed No. 8 in the javelin with a throw of 31.79 meters. In the 400 meter hurdles, Lazaro placed third with a time of 1:09.56.

 

4x100 meter relay (Adams, Lazaro, Lozano, Lee) placed third with a time of 49.76.

 

Junior Dorothy Adams (Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.) placed second in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:26.82.

 

The Viking men’s team finished ninth in the team standings with 40 points, while the women’s team placed eighth with 30 points.

 

The track and field teams will next compete at the Pittsburg State (Kan.) University Open in Pittsburg, Kan., April 15.

 

 

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 30 academic programs, study abroad program, extracurricular activities, and 13 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, criminal justice and exercise science. Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, call (660) 831-4000 or visit www.moval.edu.

 



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