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Saxton Takes Third At 800 Meters At Holiday Inn Invitational

December 24, 2019

first_imgLINCOLN, Neb. – The Drake University track and field teams resumed their indoor season Friday evening at the Holiday Inn Invitational in Lincoln, Neb., with Emma Huston (Des Moines, Iowa) winning the mile.Huston’s personal best time of 4:55.69 bested the field by nearly six seconds and is the sixth-fastest time in school history.  Huston overcame a tough start and slow pace early in the race to pull away from the pack with 500 meters left.”Emma started her season off great winning the mile and separated herself from the field,” said Drake head coach Natasha Kaiser-Brown.Also on the track for the women, freshman Meghan Kearney (Kansas City, Mo.) took second place in the 800 meters in 2:16.22. The field events were highlighted by Kayla Bell (Bolingbrook, Ill.) taking fourth in the long jump with a leap of 18-7.”Kayla’s speed on the runway has really developed,” Kaiser-Brown said.For the men’s team, James Saxton (La Crosse, Wis.) continued his indoor season by finishing third in the 800 meters with a time of 1:54.54.”James fought hard in the 800 meters and it won’t be long before we see a big drop in his time,” Kaiser-Brown said.The Bulldogs continue competition at the Holiday Inn Invite on Saturday with events resuming at noon. Holiday Inn Invitational – Jan. 15, 2016Lincoln, Neb. Drake Women’s Results 60 Meters (Prelims)13. Taryn Rolle, 7.9425. Rai Ahmed-Green, 8.12 800 Meters2. Meghan Kearney, 2:16.226. Laura Gann, 2:17.4417. Shelby Varney, 2:34.81 1,000 Meters8. Kayla Giuliano, 3:07.89 Mile1. Emma Huston, 4:55.69 3,000 Meters7. Bailee Cofer, 10:27.9014. Taylor Scholl, 10:41.18 60-Meter Hurdles (Prelims)13. Virginia Hill, 9.37 High Jump3. Taylor Patton, 5-3 Pole Vault5. Christina LeMunyon, 10-6 Long Jump4. Kayla Bell, 18-710. Taryn Rolle, 17-7 Holiday Inn Invitational – Jan. 15, 2016Lincoln, Neb. Drake Men’s Results 60 Meters (Prelims)7. Demetrius Shelton, 7.0017. Aaron Chier, 7.1019. Kendall Owens, 7.16 800 Meters3. James Saxton, 1:54.547. George Webb, 1:57.1824. Alec Bognar, 2:04.48 1,000 Meters11. John Freeman, 2:37.68 3,000 Meters25. Ali Jandal, 9:05.69 60-Meter Hurdles (Prelims)19. Dominic Lombardi, 8.7329. Tyler Zak, 9.10 High Jump4. Forest Moses, 6-2.75 Pole Vault13. Adam Perkins, 12-6 Long Jump9. Johnathan Osifuye, 22-3.525. Ethan Turner, 18-7.25 Weight Throw18. Michael Dolan, 45-3.5   Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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