Ten Modern Day Records Broken At CMU Invitational
Athletic News - Track & Field(M&W)
The Westminster Track & Field Team broke ten modern day records at the Central Methodist University Invitational Saturday.
Tanisha Terrell started the day breaking the 200-meter dash record, taking .4 seconds off her previously held record and finishing in seventh place with a 27.24 time.
Courtney Griswold jumped 4.39m in the final round to replace the modern day long jump record.
Danielle Smulczenski threw 23 meters in the discus throw, putting herself on the modern day record books, but fouled in the final round.
DeVaughn Abram finished the 100-meter dash in 11.16 seconds in the finals, finishing in sixth place and breaking the modern day record.
Jesse Edwards finished the 10,000-meter run in 34:20 to break the modern day record.
CJ Vaughn ran the 110-meter hurdles Saturday, finishing in 16.6 seconds and placing 13th. He added his name to the record books with this finish.
Vaughn also threw shot put 12.33 meters in the preliminaries, adding his name to the modern day record.
The 4x100-meter relay team shaved .01 second off their time from two meets ago, replacing their previously held record to 44.66.
Stetson Hanning replaced the pole vault record from 2012, jumping 3.70 meters.
Rick Spinell demolished the modern day record for the javelin throw. He threw 37.56 meters in the finals, placing ninth and adding almost .6 meters onto the record.
The Blue Jays will head to St. Louis University April 12 for a two day track meet.