Track & Field School Record Broken at St. Louis University Invitational
Athletic News - Track & Field(M&W)
One school record and eleven modern day records were broken at the St. Louis University Invitational that was held on Friday and Saturday.
The women’s 4x400-meter relay team took almost a second off the previously held time, replacing it with a 4:16.00 time and breaking the Westminster school record. The team consisted of Courtney Griswold, Manyima Njie, Kim Petiford and Danielle Smulczenski. The team also replaced the modern day record for the 4x100-meter relay (52.00).
Sophomore Tanisha Terrell broke two of her own records during the invitational. She replaced her 100-meter modern day record with a 12.80 time and her 200-meter modern day record with a 27.10 time.
Freshman DeVaughn Abram broke two of his previously held modern day records at the invitational also. He replaced his 100-meter dash record, finishing in 11.05. He finished the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.66, taking .02 seconds off him previously held record.
Sophomore Jared Patterson finished the 800-meter run in 1:57.72 and replaced his previously held modern day record.
Daniel Lindaman finished the 5,000-meter run in 15:54.00 in the preliminaries, but placed 31st with a higher time in the finals. The preliminary time took three seconds off his previously held modern day record.
Sophomore C.J. Vaughan finished the 110-meter hurdles in 16.36, replacing the previously held modern day record.
Freshman Steven Heim shaved over 11 seconds off the 3000-meter steeplechase modern day record, finishing with a 10:38.99 time at the SLU Invitational.
Senior Gus Lyles threw over three meters farther than the previously held javelin throw modern day record, throwing 40.75 meters and finishing in 15th place.
The Blue Jays will conclude their season on April 27 at the SLIAC Invitational in Jacksonville, Ill.