The Hastings College men's and women's track and field teams competed this past week at the Kansas Relays and also at Doane bringing home multiple national qualifying marks.
April Faimon (SR/Lawrence, NE) won the women's heptathlon with a score 4336 points! That point total is a PR and exceeds the minimum nat'l Qualifying score!
Janelle Bethea (JR/Peoria, AZ) won 10K with a B std National Qual. time of 38:07.12; Sam Crossett (FR/Cocolalla, ID) 2nd - 39:21.06; Madeline Boehlke (SO/Colorado Springs, CO) 5th - 40:52.78. In the women's 10,000 meter run, Bethea placed first and earns a "B" qualifying standard with a time of 38:07.12! Also in the 10,000m Sam Crossett placed second with a time of 39:21.06 and Madeline Boehlke placed 5th with a time of 40:52.78!!
In the men's shot put, Alex Wellington placed first with a throw of 17.45 meters. This is a "A" Standard national Qualifying throw.
Lucas Keifer won the men's 10K run in a time of 32:58.97.
In the women's steeplechase, Jessie Johnson (JR/Bailey, CO) placed 1st with a time of 11:36.29!
In the women's discus, Keely Parish (SO/Longmont, CO) won with an "A" standard throw of 45.40 meters! Nicole Ramaekers (JR/Norfolk, NE) earned third place with an "A" standard of 43.91 meters!
In women's shot put, Eboni Nash (SO/Eads, CO) earned first place and an "A" qualifying standard with a throw of 14.59 meters (47'10.5")! Sara Olsen (JR/Blair, NE) earned third place and an "A" qualifying standard with a throw of 13.90 meters (45'7.25")! Kelbie Lyon (SO/Doniphan, NE) earned eighth place and a "B" qualifying standard with a throw of 13.25 meters (43'5.75")!
In the women's long jump, Shant Cunningham earned first place and a "B" qualifying standard time with a jump of 5.49 meters (18'0.25")! Rae Markle (FR/Hastings, NE) earned second place with a jump of 5.37 meters (17'7.5")!
In the women's 4x100 meter relay, Hastings placed 2nd and earned an "A" qualifying standard with a time of 47.74! Relay members of the women's 4x100 meter relay included Shant Cunningham, Olivia Berks (FR/Lincoln, NE), April Faimon and Caitlyn Cotton (FR/Omaha, NE)!
In the women's 100 meter hurdles, Olivia Berks placed second and earned an "A" qualifying standard with a time of 14.42!
In the women's 200 meter dash, Caitlyn Cotton places second and earns a "B" qualifying standard with a time of 25.05.
Zane Petersen finished 3rd in the men's javelin with a throw of 48.84m (159-11)
Alex Wellington finished 3rd in men's hammer throw with an A std National Qualifying throw of 54.66m (179-04).
In the men's long jump, Antonio Duncan placed third with a jump of 6.69 meters! Chris Genovez finished eighth with a jump of 6.50 meters!
In the women's hammer Kelbie Lyon 3rd (49.62m) Sara Olsen 4th (49.32m) both B std National Qual. Throws. Eboni Nash 8th (45.93m)
In the women's high jump, Savanna Rosenbaum (SO/Sidney, NE) earned 3rd place and an "A" qualifying standard with the jump of 1.71 meters!
In the women's triple jump, Rae Markle earns 4th place with a jump of 10.56 meters (34'7.75")! Jordan Graviette (SO/Hastings, NE) earns a seventh place with a jump of 10.32 meters (33'10.25")!
In the men's discus, Wellington finished fifth with a throw of 46.01 meters!
In the 400m dash Caitlyn Cotton finished 5th with a time of 59.51.
In the men's 100 meter dash, Ty Johnson placed 5th with a time of 11.11! Antonio Duncan placed 6th with a time 11.13 (10.96 in premlims)!
In the men's 200 meter dash, Antonio Duncan finished fourth with a time of 22.05!
In men's pole vault Travis Kleeb finished 6th (4.30m / 14-01.25) and Ty Johnson was 8th (4.15m / 13-07.25)
In the women's 400 meter run, Paxton Fiala (SR/Ainsworth, NE) places 7th with a time of 1:00.41!
In the women's 400 meter hurdles, Nicole Mundy (SO/Centennial, CO) placed 7th with a 1:09.13!
In the women's 400 meter hurdles, Berks placed 8th with a time of 1:09.15!
In the men's 800 meter dash, Ethan Bergmann placed sixth with a time of 1:59.83! Jake Ridpath placed seventh with 2:00.25!
In the men's 1500 meter run, Nolan Kohmetscher finished sixth with a time of 4:14.27!
In the men's 3000 steeplechase, Christian Schon finished seventh with a time off 11:16.50!
Wellington finishes 2nd in the Collegiate Open Men's Shot Put with a toss of 17.03m (55-10.5). That is an A std National Qual Throw. Wellington finishes 8th in the Collegiate Open Hammer throw with an A std National Qual throw of 53.69m (176-02)
In the women's Collegiate Open hammer Sara Olsen finished 9th with an A std National Qualifying throw of 50.55m (165-10).
In the women's Collegiate Open Long Jump Shant Cunningham finished 7th with a B std National Qualifying Jump of 5.62m (18-5.25)
In the women's Collegiate Open shot put Sara Olsen finished 9th with a B std National Qualifying throw of 13.37m (43-10.25).
In the women's Collegiate Open 5000m run Janelle Bethea finished 9th with a time of 17:56.50.
At KU Relays Anna Megenhardt (SR/Berthoud, CO) finished 3rd in the Women's Collegiate Open Pole Vault with a vault of 3.60m (11-9.75). That is an A Qual Mark
At Kansas Relays Antonio Duncan finished 9th in the men's 400 hurdles with a time of 54.91 seconds.