(SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.) – Despite threatening weather and constant delays, the Walsh track & field took part in the Slippery Rock Open with many athletes performing well.
On the women's side, the field events produced three winners. All-American Kaitlyn Barber easily won the pole vault with a height of 3.81 meters. Kendra Zbinovec was first in the shot put with a throw of 13.57 meters. She went on to finished second in the discus with a throw of 42.13 meters. Payton Breehl was right behind her at 37.32 meters.
Breehl proceeded to win the hammer throw with a throw of 48.47 meters. Annie Fahey was third at 44.33 meters, and Malia Turley was fourth at 42.33 meters.
Bre Bakan finished fifth in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:25.10. The women's relay teams did well with third place finishes in both events. The 4x100 team clocked in at 47.90, while the 4x400 team finished with a time of 4:08.44.
The Cavaleirs aren't done for the weekend as they will be back in action the next two days at Ohio State's Jesse Owens Invitational.