Jenkins and Stevenson Each Claim Three Victories at Home Meet
March 27, 2004
Cape Girardeau, MO (March 27, 2004) - The Southeast Missouri State track team started the outdoor season on a high note at the Abe Stuber Track Complex this afternoon. Many of the athletes had outstanding performances including junior Heather Jenkins and senior Lyndsey Stevenson, each winning three events a piece.
Jenkins won the hammer throw with a distance of 161'11, the shot put in 47'6.25 and the discus with a throw of 154'9. Stevenson won the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.71, the 100-meter dash in 12.46 and the 400-meter hurdles in 1:05.52.
Other outstanding performances include Meleisa Greene in the long jump. Greene jumped 20'0.50 tying the school outdoor record.
Nyisha Porter won the 200-meter dash turning in a time of 24.69.
Megan Rosenkoetter won the javelin with a throw of 109'2. Lindsay Zeiler and Kaci Pilcher went one and two in the 5,000 meter run with times of 18:37.50 and 19:32.01. The 4x100 meter relay team of LaQuita Anrdrews, Natasha Fortenberry, Porter and Fulton recorded a time of 46.40. Colleen Burke was the 1500-meter run winner with a time of 4:59.10.
In the pole vault the Southeast athletes went one, two and three in the event with Michelle Jett taking first place accolades jumping 10'6. Rosenkoetter was second with a vault of 9'6 and Renee Herzog also vaulted 9'6 taking third place.
Kris Woolf won the 3000-meter run in 11:03.11 with teammate Kim Kreiger close behind in second place running 11:08.84.
Megan Youse took second in all three of her events. Youse threw 126'8 in the hammer, 44'3.50 in the shot and 137'5 in the discus.
For the men senior Jay Heddell had an outstanding throw in the shot put recording a toss 58'1. Heddell also won the discus in 164'10.
Miles Smith recorded a time of 47.56 in the 400-meter dash, which places him on the Southeast All-Time Top Ten list. Smith won the event.
Other first place finishes for the men included Daniel Jones in the hammer throw. Jones threw 148'1 to secure first place. Jones also won the javelin in 165'10 and was second in the discus. Brad DeMattei won the 1500-meter run with a time of 4:11.02. Alonzo Nelson was a double-winner winning both the 110-meter hurdles in 14.89 and the 400-meter hurdles in 54.17. Jon Jefferson won the 100-meter dash in 10.84 with Seth Schuster coming in a close second place with a time of 10.96.
Jefferson and Schuster were in the same positions in the 200-meter dash with Jefferson running 21.81 and Schuster running 22.00. Andrew Lambert won both the high jump and long jump. In the high jump Lambert recorded 6'5 and in the long jump 23'0.75.
Chaz Brown ran 1:56.73 in the 800-meter run taking first in the event.
The 4x400-meter relay team of Nelson, Schuster, Jared Tanz and Smith won the event in 3:19.18.
"This meet was a great way to start off our outdoor season," said head track and field coach Joey Haines. "Miles Smith turned in a great time in the 400-meters as well as Meleisa Greene in the long jump. Jay also had a great throw in the shot put today."
The Southeast track team will continue outdoor competition with another home meet as they compete next weekend in the Gatorade Classic at the Abe Stuber Track and Field Complex in Cape Girardeau.