Cavaliers Cap Busy Week in California, Georgia and Ohio

Cavaliers Cap Busy Week in California, Georgia and Ohio

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Walsh Cavaliers men and women's track & field team competed at the Bryan Clay Invite in Azusa, California, the Ashland Alumni Open in Ashland, Ohio and the Georgia Tech Invitational in Atlanta, Georgia this week.

WOMEN

Bryan Clay Invite

Brianna Coy set a new school record in the 10,000-meter run as she finished her heat in second place with a 35:29.94. Andra Lehotay ran a 4:30.97 with the 1500 meter run in California, her second fastest 1500 time this season.

Ashland Alumni Open

Alexa Leppelmeier won the 1500-meter run with a final time of 4:42.53.

Bre Bakan paced the field for the 800-meter run as she won the event with a time of 2:17.76 with her teammate Sophie Wentling in fourth, running 2:24.64.

Karissa Sonneberger ended the 5000-meter run in second place with a time of 18.00.55.

The 4x400 meter relay team of Raquel Jones, Clarise Culhane, Cassidi Bookless and Gracey Radwany ended the race third, running 4:15.41 as a squad.

Morrisa Mallory won the shot put event, having a best throw of 13.69 meters.

Karley Dougherty was second in the javelin throw on a 36.41-meter throw.

MEN

Bryan Clay Invite

Jacob Caniford ran a 15:02.38 in the men's 5000-meter run, finishing 14th overall with his fastest time of the season. Jacob Kernell finished the 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:19.50.

Ashland Alumni Open

Bryce Patrick finished second in the 3000-meter steeplechase, completing the race in 10:03.31.

Ed Walsh was three seconds behind the leader in third place for the 1500-meter run, running a time of 4:05.12.

Josh Conrad was second overall in the 800-meter run, capping at 1:54.32 for the finals.

Dante Penza had the best men's discus throw, throwing 48.88 meters.

Caleb Freeman was the second-place finisher in the javelin throw, throwing 46.31 meters in the flight.

Georgia Tech Invitational

Lane Knoch ran the fourth fastest time in the 100-meter hurdles, just missing a NCAA D2 Provo time with a 14.67 second run. He finished fifth in the 400-meter hurdles, running a Provo time of 53.26 seconds.

The team will compete at Hillsdale next weekend in the Gina Relays in preparation for the 2019 Great Midwest Championships.  

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