Viking Track and Field Competes at KU Relays

Posted April 22, 2017

Marshall, Mo. (April 22, 2017)- The Missouri Valley College track and field teams competed at the Kansas University Relays which run Wednesday through Saturday in Lawrence, Kan.

Men’s Results:

The men’s 4x800 meter relay team of Wilson, Nunnally, Junior Jason Matthews (St. Louis, Mo.) and Freshman Christopher Essman (Topeka, Kan.) placed No. 6 with a time of 8:04.28.

Freshman Demarkous Nunnally (Dallas, Texas) placed No. 7 in the 3000 meter steeplechase with a time of 9:43:52.

Freshman Maurice Davis (Benton, Mo.) placed No. 9 in the 100 meter dash with a time of 10.83.

Junior Derek Wilson (Linneus, Mo.) placed No. 15 in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:01.73.

Freshman Brieon Randle (St. Louis, Mo.) placed No. 20 in the first round of the 400 meter dash with a time of 50.85, but he did not advance to the final.

Women’s Results:

Freshman Sheila Lazaro (Murcia, Spain) placed No. 9 in the heptathlon. She placed No. 4 in javelin throw with a distance of 31.89, No. 8 in long jump with a distance of 4.97 meters, No. 9 in shot put with a distance of 9.60 meters, No. 10 in 200 meters with a time of 28.86, No. 10 in 100 meters hurdles with a time of 16.06 and No. 12 in high jump with a distance of 1.44 meters.

Freshman Malon Lee (Kansas City, Mo.) placed No. 17 in the first round of the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.46, but she did not advance to the final.

The track and field teams will next compete in the Zach Kindler Wildcat Open at Baker (Kan.) University, April 29.

 

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 visitwww.moval.edu.



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