17 athletes across the Eastern Michigan University men's and women's track and field teams placed in the top five at the Golden Grizzlies Invite.
To lead the women's team Tirecia Walcott (Savanna-la-Mar, Jamaica) won the 100 meters (12.05). With a throw of 53.94 meters Miranda Cadwell (Plainfield, Illinois) won the hammer throw and discus (43.79 meters).
Alysse Wade (Mansfield, Ohio) clocked a 14.26 in the 100 meter hurdles earning her a second place finish in the event.
In the 200 meter dash Kilani Harvey (Orlando, Florida) ran a 25.00 and Maura Lane (Cary, North Carolina) recorded 3.65 meters in the pole vault. The pair earned second place in both of their prospective events.
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Aleah Johnson (Botkins, Ohio) recorded a personal best throw of 39.50 meters in the discus and finished in third place.
Mair Edwards (Basingstoke, England), Natalie Buratczuk, and Antonia Woods (Winchester, Ohio) all posted fourth place finishes in the 400 meter and high jump.
Angel Gazaway (Cincinnati,Ohio) (100 meter), Tijana Japundzic (Belgrade, Serbia) (200 meter), Kayla Muir (3,000 meter steeplechase) Nyla Joseph-Guevara (Coral Springs, Florida) (long jump) all recorded fifth place finishes in their individual events.
Leading the men’s team was Dahndray Holmes (Clarksville, Tenneessee) who won the triple jump (13.44 meters).
With a time of 22.10 Kyle Martin (Ypsilanti, Michigan) won the 200 meters and Drew Knieper (Lake Orion, Michigan) won the javelin with a personal best throw of 179 feet, six inches.
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Richie Sadler (Greenville, South Carolina) earned himself a third place finish in the 400 meters with a time of 48.39.
The Eagles have a busy weekend ahead as they will compete at the Mt. SAC Relays, the Bryan Clay Invitational, the Don Kleinow Invitational and the Long Beach Invitational.
For more information on both men’s and women’s track and field teams, you can listen to “TheBlockE Podcast” weekly for updates on all EMU athletics.
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