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Track & Field Teams Place Third/Fourth at Joey Haines Invitational
April 3, 2010
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By Haley Bohnert
Sports Information Assistant
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (Saturday, April 3, 2010) The Southeast Missouri State track and field teams recorded finished with four titles at the Joey Haines Invitational on Saturday afternoon, helping them to a third place finish by the men’s team and a fourth place finish by the women’s team. The two teams combined for 42 top-ten finishes at the Abe Stuber Track & Field Complex.
The men’s team captured three titles including the 4X100 meter relay championship. The team of Tyler Terry, Ryan Criglar, Robert Delaria and Jamere Franklin finished in 41.60.
Terry also captured the long jump title. His leap of 23’-8.75” secured his second-straight long jump title.
Senior Brandon Colbert took home the shot put title in a highly competitive field. His toss of 56’-8.75” set a season’s best. Prior to the shot put he finished sixth in the discus with a throw of 165’-8.25” which is also a season’s best.
For the women’s team, senior Samantha Espiricueta placed first in the javelin, her second javelin title of the season, with a heave of 136’-11.25”. She added a ninth place showing in the discus as well with a distance of 135’-0.00”.
Junior Rachel Kahle had a successful day with a second place finish in the 100 meter dash. Kahle ran a time of 12.05. She also ran the 200 meter, placing fourth with a time of 25.37. In the field events, she finished ninth with a leap of 17’-2.25”.
Senior Juli Koenegstein placed fourth in the 1,500 meter run with a time of 4:45.23 out of 24 other athletes.
Freshman Jerika Lewis recorded seventh place finishes in the 200 (25.51) and the 400 (58.85) meters.
Senior teammate Linnea Woldtvedt placed tenth in the 1,500 meters, running a time of 4:59.07.
Sophomore Monica Noble placed fifth in the 5000 meter run out of 14 competitors with a time of 19:01.15.
Senior Ashley Brewer placed fourth in the shot put with a toss of 47’-05.25”. Teammate junior Brianna Egbuka placed seventh with a distance of 45’-01.25”.
Brewer and Egbuka placed in the discus as well, with a fifth and 10th place finishes respectively. Brewer threw a distance of 150’-5.50” while Egbuka threw 128’-1.75”.
In the javelin, senior Chloe Tubbs placed eighth (113’-9.75”) and Hannah Groom placed tenth (98’06.00”).
Junior Mary Pearson finished fifth with a jump of 17’-5.50” in the long.
Freshman Jill Schnurbusch and junior Cara Harbstreet placed sixth and seventh with jumps of 5”-1.75” in the high jump.
Freshman Tiffany Mead landed a third place finish running a time of 2:20.22 in the 800 meters.
Senior Audrey Harwood jumped 10’-8.00” in the pole vault landing her a ninth place finish. Schnurbusch added a tenth place finish in the pole vault with a jump of 9’-10.00”.
On the men’s side, Franklin placed second with a time of 11.06 in the 100 meter dash.
Senior Chris Gill was also a runner up finisher in the 400 meter dash with a time of 48.57.
In the 1,500 meter run the Redhawks had four top-ten finishes including junior Chris Loseman running a time of 4:01.98. Sophomore Joel Krause and freshman Alex Zisser placed fourth and fifth respectively with times of 4:05.29 and 4:05.78. Junior Dustin Davis placed eighth with a time of 4:08.04.
In the 5,000 meter run junior Jason Lumpkin placed second with a time of 15:23.02 and freshman Tyler Mullen placed seventh running a time of 15:51.04.
Freshman Craig Robinson garnered an eighth place finish throwing a distance of 50’-8.75” in the shot put.
Sophomore Joel Krause placed fifth in the javelin with a toss of 143’-8.50”.
In the long jump, junior Chris Johnson jumped 22’-5.00” finishing fifth while teammate junior Ryan Criglar jumped 22’-3.00” garnering eighth place.
Johnson also placed fourth in the triple jump, jumping 46’-06.75”.
Freshman Ross Miller placed sixth in the high jump with a height of 6’-0.00”.
Freshman Jeff Wlifong jumped a height of 13’-11.25” in the pole vault finishing ninth.
The Redhawks track & field teams will compete next weekend in the Ole Miss Invitational in Oxford, Mississippi.