Five Bulldogs Advance to Saturday’s Finals At The Kansas Relays

first_imgAdditionally, the Bulldogs had two top-two finishes in the distance medley relay as the women’s team of Tess Misgen, Victoria Coombe, Meghan Kearney and Olivia Rogers won the event in 12:24.87. The men’s team of Xavier Lechleitner, Angelo Romagna, Matt Cozine and Kevin Kelly were second in 10:14.35. On the women’s side, Victoria Coombe advanced to Saturday’s final of the 400-meter hurdles with the fifth-fastest time of the day at 1:03.04. Friday Results (HTML) Also in final events, Lexie Chapman took fourth in the women’s shot put with a toss of 45-1.75 (13.76m). LAWRENCE, Kan. – A total of five Drake University track and field student-athletes advanced to the finals in three events Friday at the Kansas Relays. The competitors will step into the blocks of the finals Saturday during the final day of the three-day event. Saturday Heat Sheets Friday Results (PDF) The duo also ran legs of the team’s 4×100-meter relay with Aaron Chier and Aobakwe Malau to finish with the fourth-fastest qualifying time of the day at 41.27. 400-Meter Hurdles (Prelims)5. Victoria Coombe, 1:03.04 Saturday’s final day of the Kansas Relays will be the Bulldogs final competition before returning home next week for the 110th Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee. 200 Meters (Prelims)25. Mariah Crawford, 25.58 200 Meters (Prelims)2. Kundai Maguranyanga, 20.947. Viktor Peka, 21.3514. Aobakwe Malau, 21.71center_img Drake Women100 Meters (Prelims)25. Sophia Jackson, 12.26 400-Meter Hurdles (Prelims)14. Angelo Romagna, 56.3718. Simon Perrotin, 56.78 4×100-Meter Relay (Prelims)4. Cheir, Maguranyanga, Peka, Malau, 41.27 The Bulldogs advanced two to the finals of Saturday’s 200 meters as Kundai Maguranyanga and Viktor Peka qualified in their preliminary heats. Maguranyanga ran the third-fastest 200 meters of his Drake career to finish second among the competitors in 20.94 while Viktor Peka was seventh in a personal best time of 21.35. Distance Medley Relay2. Lechleitner, Romagna, Cozine, Kelly, 10:14.35 Kansas RelaysFriday ResultsDrake Men100 Meters (Prelims)14. Viktor Peka, 10.7115. Aobakwe Malau, 10.72 Story Links 400 Meters (Prelims)27. Ellie Mendlik, 1:04.47 Shot Put4. Lexie Chapman, 45-1.75 (13.76m)18. Katelyn Williams, 36-5.5 (11.11m) Print Friendly Version Distance Medley Relay1. Misgen, Coombe, Kearney, Rogers, 12:24.87last_img read more