Drake Track & Field Has Best Showing of the Season at SDSU

first_img5,000 Meters4. Kyle Brandt, 14:54.906. Kyle Cass, 14:59.37 Friday Results (PDF) 600 Meters38. Alec Bognar, 1:28.23 1,000 Meters8. Max Harlan, 2:54.59 Shot Put28. Bryce Lang, 30-6.5 (9.31m) The men opened up Friday with a win in the distance medley relay ran by Kevin Kelly, Cory Erickson (Duluth, Minn.), Josh Yeager (Center Point, Iowa), and Alec Bognar (Algonquin, Ill.). Kelly also recorded a fourth-place finish in the mile with a time of 4:12.64. Drake continued to excel in the distance events as four sophomores, Kyle Brandt (Maple Grove, Minn.), Kyle Cass (Deforest, Wis.), Max Harlan, and Xavier Lechleitner (Edgar, Wis.) all recorded personal-bests. 200 Meters15. Deonne Witherspoon, 22.20 Brandt and Cass took fourth and fifth place, respectively, in the 5,000 meters while Lechleitner took eighth in the 800 meters with a time of 1:53.81. Harlan rounded out the day with a 10 place 1,000 meter finish running a time of 2:54.59. One Mile4. Kevin Kelly, 4:12.64 Ahmed-Green’s time of 56.49 was less than a second away from first place, while Coombe set a personal-best with a time of 57.40. A week after recording one of the top 3,000 meter times in school history, senior Bailee Cofer (Overland Park, Kan.) did the same in the 5,000 meters by taking sixth with a time of 17:29.87, the eighth best in school history. 5,000 Meters6. Bailee Cofer, 17:29.87 “The team’s training and commitment paid off this weekend as we had our best meet of the season so far with lots of personal, bests season bests and two event wins for Taryn Rolle and our men’s distance medley relay,” said first-year Drake head coach Mark Carroll. 800 Meters20. Meghan Kearney, 2:17.2325. Kayla Giuliano, 2:19.33 60 Meters (Semis)5. Aaron Chier, 6.96 60 Meters (Final)3. Aaron Chier, 6.90 Junior Aaron Chier (Belgium, Wis.) also set a personal best in the 60 meters finishing third with a time of 6.90. Deonne Witherspoon (South Bend, Ind.) continued his outstanding sophomore campaign with a personal-best time of 22.20 in the 200 meters to take 15th. Weight Throw18. Peter Read, 44-4.75 (13.53m) Triple Jump1. Taryn Rolle, 39-9.25 (12.12m) Story Links Men’s Individual Events60 Meters (Prelims)6. Aaron Chier, 7.0050. Dominic Lombardi, 7.33 The Bulldogs travel to Lincoln, Neb. for the Nebraska Tune-Up meet Friday, Feb. 16 as their final preparation for the MVC Indoor Championships at the end of the month. 60-Meter Hurdles (Semis)13. Dominic Lombardi, 8.56 Women’s Individual Events60 Meters (Prelims)19. Mariah Crawford, 7.9424. Sophia Jackson, 7.99 PR 60-Meter Hurdles (Semis)4. Mary Young, 8.60 Distance Medley Relay1. Kelly, Erickson, Yeager, Bognar, 10:03.73 60-Meter Hurdles (Prelims)6. Mary Young, 8.8161. Bryce Lang, 10.39 The Drake women saw outstanding leadership by its senior class as Taryn Rolle (Nassau, The Bahamas) continued her dominance this season with a first-place finish in the triple jump. Rolle bested the nearest competitor by more a foot with a jump of 39-9.25. Senior Mary Young (Urbandale, Iowa) once again helped lead the Drake women finishing second in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.69. Senior Rai Ahmed-Green (Irvine, Calif.) also put out a stellar performance to take fourth in the 400 meters while junior Victoria Coombe (Centennial, Colo.) finished tenth. 800 Meters10. Xavier Lechleitner, 1:53.8147. Cory Erickson, 1:58.96 BROOKINGS, S.D. – Facing competition from more than 40 teams and 1,400 student-athletes, the Drake University track and field teams recorded 18 top-15 finishes and 11 personal bests at the two-day SDSU Indoor Classic this weekend. Women’s Team Results1. South Dakota State, 42.52. UNI, 293. Iowa Central CC, 284. Minnesota State, 23T-5. U of Manitoba, 18T-5. U Mary, 187. Sioux Falls, 158. Drake, 139. Chadron State, 1110. Black Hills State, 10.511. North Dakota State, 4.5T-12. Augustana (S.D.), 4T-12. Carleton, 4T-12. Northwest Missouri State, 4T-12. North Dakota, 4T-16. Northwestern (Iowa), 4T-16. MSU-Moorhead, 3T-16. Central College, 3T-16. Morningside, 3T-20. Gillette, 2T-20. NW Iowa Elite, 2T-20. Dordt, 2T-23. Dakota Wesleyan, 1T-23. Mount Marty, 125. Southwestern CC, 0.5 Long Jump46. Bryce Lang, 14-7.75 (4.46m) 60 Meters (Semis)15. Mariah Crawford, 7.9518. Sophia Jackson, 8.00 400 Meters20. Hudson Priebe, 49.3576. Tyler Zak, 51.5278. Caulin Graves, 51.57131. Michael Cooper, 54.19             200 Meters14. Mariah Crawford, 25.62 60-Meter Hurdles (Finals)2. Mary Young, 8.56 One Mile23. Mille Bretl, 5:12.9931. Olivia Rogers, 5:16.6054. Elizabeth Aho, 5:26.6388. Kenzie Mente, 5:47.31 400 Meters4. Rai Ahmed-Green, 56.4910. Victoria Coombe, 57.40 Saturday Results (PDF) 60-Meter Hurdles (Prelims)15. Dominic Lombardi, 8.54 High JumpT-14. Forest Moses, 6-2.7524. Erik Olson, 6-0.75 Men’s Team Results1. South Dakota State, 342. Manitoba, 283. Minnesota State, 274. UNI, 185. Augustana (S.D.), 176. North Dakota, 167. Iowa Central CC, 15T-8. U Mary, 12T-8. Northwest Missouri State, 1210. Minnesota-Duluth, 11.511. Drake, 912. Sioux Falls, 813. Morningside, 6T-14. Carleton, 5T-14. Northwestern (Iowa), 5T-14. North Dakota State, 5T-14. Northern State, 518. MSU-Moorhead, 419. Dickinson State, 320. South Dakota, 2.521. Chadron State, 2 Shot Put53. Max Harlan, 28-9.00 Pole Vault22. Cameryn Baldwin, 9-8.50 Print Friendly Version 3,000 Meters15. Morgan Garcia, 10:26.6638. Rachel Selva, 10:55.50 Pole Vault11. Alex Klosterman, 13-11.25 (4.25m)21. Maxwell Harlan, 10-11.75 (3.35m)last_img read more