MANHATTAN, Kan. – The K-State men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in day two of the Texas Tech Open & Multis on Friday (January 27) at the Sports Performance Center in Lubbock, Texas. Second year Emil Ulin he competed in the final three events of the heptathlon where he finished with a new personal best of 5,710 points to place eighth in a highly competitive field. Her total eclipsed the 5,639 points scored at the 2022 Big 12 Championships. During the competition she won the pole vault at 5.20m/17-0.75, another new personal best, while also winning the 1000m with time of 2:41.76. of Georgia Kyle Garland he won the heptathlon with 6,415 points, just behind the world record of 6,499 points set by Ashton Eaton in 2010. Six Wildcats have finished in the top five of a competitive field. Junior Kyle Gale he ran his first attempt over the 600m, finishing in the top two with a time of 1:16.34 out of 29 competitors. Junior Jesse Pinkley he finished fifth in the men’s pole vault with a height of 4.94m/16-2.50. Junior Kade McCall took fifth place in the men’s shot put with a throw of 20.67m/67-9.75. Second year Monica Hardy finished fourth in the women’s shot put with a distance of 20.22m/66-4.25, junior Emma Robbins just behind her in fifth place at 19.87m/65-2.25. In a field of 69 runners in the women’s 400m, juniors Shalysa Wray (5th; 53.97) e O’Shalia Johnson (9th; 54.48) both finished in the top-10. Elderly Victoria Alves she competed in two rounds of the women’s 60m hurdles, the first round where she finished fifth in 8.37 seconds. In the final round of eight competitors, she finished sixth at 8.38 seconds. K-State ran three teams in the distance medley relay (DMR) with the two men’s teams finishing first and second respectively and the women’s team Sidney Burton, Hanna Stewart and freshmen Twanise Johnson And Grace Mayer placing second in a time of 11:54.55. K-State A’s team of Matthew Hauser, Jack Pakkebier, Will Carrol And Hadley Splechter earning the first place with the time of 10:01.85, while the B team of Jack Vincent, Nicola-Jean Moulin, Mike Rohlinger And Stephen Kielhofner he was second in a time of 10:03.22. The final day of events begins on Saturday (January 28) at 10:00 with the women’s shot put.
Texas Tech Open & MultiSports Performance CenterLubbock, Texas
Heptathlon – 8 points. Emil Ulin5.710 (PR) Heptathlon – 60m hurdles 13. Emil Ulin8.51 Heptathlon – Pole vault 1. Emil Ulin5.20m/17-0.75 (PR) Heptathlon – 1000 meters 1. Emil Ulin2:41.76 Women’s shot put 4. Monica Hardy20.22m/66-4.255. Emma Robbins19.87m/65-2.257. Jasmine Greer18.95m/62-2.258. Emilia Fuhr18.67m/61-3 Qualifying 60 Meter Hurdles Women 25. Delaney Wright9.22 (PR) Men’s pole vault 5. Jesse Pinkley4.94m/16-2.50 men’s shot put 5. Kade McCall20.67m/67-9.75 600m man 2. Kyle Gale1:16.34 (PR) Women’s medley relay 2. State K11:54.55Sidney BurtonTwanise JohnsonGrace MayerHanna Stewart
Men’s medley distance relay 1. KA status10:01.85Matthew HauserJack PakkebierWill CarrolHadley Splechter
2. KB Status10:03.22Jack VincentNicolas-Jean MoulinMike RohlingerStephen Kielhofner
Women’s pole vaultClaire BybeeNH Women’s 60m hurdles (first round) 5. Victoria Sena Batista Alves8.37 Women’s 60m hurdles (final) 6. Victoria Sena Batista Alves8.38 Women’s 400 meters 5. Shalysa Wray53.97 9. O’Shalia Johnson54.48 Women’s long jump 6. Shalom Olot6.11m/20-0.50 400m men’s run 36. Tim Lambert Jr., 50.47
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