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Southeast Track Team Fares Well at Redhawks Invitational

Feb. 17, 2007

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - Southeast Missouri State track hosted a triangular meet with Memphis and Murray State at the Student Recreation Center on Friday night. There were also unattached athletes competing in the meet. Southeast athletes won six individual events, including five in men's competition. Seven Redhawks athletes earned second place finishes as well. Three new Student Recreation Center records were established on the women's side in the pole vault, weight throw and high jump.

Freshman Lance Altenthal (Cape Girardeau, Mo./Cape Central) got Southeast started by winning the pole vault when he cleared 14'5¼". Shortly after, junior John Berry (St. Louis, Mo./Parkway South) took first in the long jump with a leap of 24'10½". In women's action, sophomore Whitney Thomas (St. Louis, Mo./Hazelwood Central) captured the 55 meter hurdles by finishing in 8.42 seconds. Other first place finishers for Southeast included freshman T.J. Walls (Camden, N.J./Woodrow Wilson) who won the 55 meter dash in 6.47 seconds, just ahead of teammates Brandon Simpson (Santa Rosa, Calif./Santa Rosa CC) and Antoine Smith (Florissant, Mo./Hazelwood East). In distance running, junior Tom Kinder (St. Peters, Mo./Fort Zumwalt South) won the 800 meter run in a time of 2:02.9 and freshman Dustin Davis (Edwardsville, Ill./Edwardsville) took the 3000 meter race by finishing in 9:03.

Many Southeast athletes did not compete in the meet that was not a competition for team points. The Redhawks track and field squad will return to action on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships in Charleston, Ill.


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