Seward, NE - The Hastings College men's and women's track and field teams took part in the Concordia Invitational on Saturday and brought home multiple titles and national marks.
Shantinique Cunningham (SO/Glendale, AZ) wins the Women's 100 Meter Dash finals with a time of 12.45 seconds. In the women's long jump, Shant leaps her way all the way to first place with a jump of 5.58 meters! This jump also hits the "B" standard! Cunningham earns third place in the Women's Triple Jump with a leap of 10.98 meters!
Also in the women's long jump, Rae Markle (FR/Hastings, NE) placed third with a jump of 5.28 meters!
In the women's pole vault, Anna Megenhardt (SR/Berthoud, CO) ties for first place with a vault of 3.70! This vault exceeds the "A" qualifying standard! Abby Collingham competing unattached earns a fourth place in the Women's pole vault with a vault of 3.50 meters! Courtney Bailey (FR/Westerville, NE) tied for eighth place in the women's pole vault with a vault of 3.20 meters!
Olsen earns fifth place in the Women's Shot Put with a put of 45-02.25. Olsen's shot put performance qualifies her for nationals by hitting the "A" Standard! In the women's hammer throw, Olsen earns a fifth place with a throw of 51.86 meters! This throw hits the "A" Qualifying Standard! Also in the women's hammer throw, Kelbie Lyon (SO/Doniphan, NE) earns an eighth place with a throw of 49.68 meters!
Jessie Johnson (JR/Bailey, CO) places third in the Women's 1500 Meter Run with a time of 5:00.70!
The Women's 4x100 meter relay places second with a time of 49.12 (Shant Cunningham, Olivia Berks (FR/Lincoln, NE), Rae Markle, and Caitlyn Cotton (FR/Omaha, NE))
Cotton speeds her way to a second place in the women's 200 meter dash with a time of 25.09!
In the women's 400 meter dash, Paxton Fiala (SR/Ainsworth, NE) earns a seventh place with a time of 1:01.45!
Antonio Duncan places fifth in the Men's 100 Meter Dash finals with a time of 10.99. In the Men's 400 meter hurdles, Duncan places second with a time of 55.90!
Berks earns second place and hits "B standard" in the Women's 100 Meter Hurdles with a time of 14.68
Teeka Thompson (SR/Columbia Heights, MN) earns seventh place and hits the "A" Qualifying Standard in the Women's Shot Put with a put of 44-04.75 (13.53 meters)
Jordan Graviette (SO/Hastings, NE) earns an eighth place in the Women's Triple Jump with a jump of 10.26 meters!
Nicole Mundy (SO/Centennial, CO) earns a fifth place in the Women's 400 meter hurdles running a time of 1:07.78!
Jake Ridpath places eighth in the men's 400 meter dash with a time of 52.15!
Blair Hofstetter (SO/Daykin, NE) earns a fifth place in the women's javelin throw with a throw of 36.14 meters!
Grant Wickham competing unattached earns a seventh place in the men's hammer throw with a throw of 55.04! In the men's javelin throw, Wickham earns a second place with a throw of 49.93!
Also in the men's javelin, Zane Peterson earns a sixth place with a throw of 46.61!