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Track Teams Compete Against Strong Competition at the University of Nebraska Invite

Feb. 15, 2004

Complete Results

Cape Girardeau, MO (February 15,2004)--Competition was high this past weekend at the University of Nebraska Invite and allowed many of the Southeast track athletes to set personal best marks and improve in the Ohio Valley Conference standings. Several athletes placed in the top eight in their events.

Sophomore Rose Fulton had a great performance in the 200 meter-dash placing second in the event with a time of 25.26. While sophomore Natasha Fortenberry was fourth in the same event running 25.52. Freshman Juanita Coleman took third in the 600 yard run turning in a time of 1:25.10. Junior Heather Jenkins was also third and fifth in the weight and shot put competitions. In the weight Jenkins threw 59'11 and 46'4.75 in the shot. Sophomore Lindsay Zeiler and Senior Kaci Pilcher took fourth and fifth place finishes in the mile run both running under five minutes in the competition. Zeiler ran 4:57.50 and Pilcher ran 4:58.87. Senior Lyndsey Stevenson placed sixth in the 60-meter hurdles recording a time of 8.87. Junior Brooke Woodruff ran 2:13.54 in the 800 meters placing her seventh in the event and LaQuita Andrews placed eighth in the 400-meter dash in 57.52. Megan Youse was also eighth in the shot put with a throw of 43'6. Running on the women's 4x400-meter relay team were freshman Nyisha Porter, Andrews, Woodruff and Coleman. The relay team turned in 3:51.02 in the event placing them fifth.


For the men's team freshman Mike Colon was fourth place in his event. Colon jumped 44'7.5 in the triple jump. Jay Heddell placed fifth in the shot put competition with 54'7.25 and freshman Mile Smith was fifth in the 400-meter dash in 49.41. The 4x400-meter relay team consisting of freshman Alonzo Nelson, Tim Jefferson, Smith and Chaz Brown took sixth place running 3:20.85.

"The competition was extremely high this weekend,” said head coach Joey Haines. "It was some of the best competition we have seen all year.”

The Southeast track teams will host a meet Friday night February 20, 2004 at home at the Student Rec Center.


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