Marian track and field has historic day at NACC championships

March 2, 2020

KENOSHA, Wis. – Marian University track and field concluded the indoor portion of their season competing at the NACC championships.

The Sabre men saw several notable performances highlighted by a record-setting performance from Hunter Meyers in the 55-meter dash.  Meyers ran a 6.83 to set a program record and finished 10th for the event.  Jackson Pfeilsticker was right behind him finishing 15th at 6.95 seconds, the third-fastest time in program history.  In the 400-meter dash, Madison Ryskoski ran the fourth-fastest time in program history finishing 16th with a time of 54.63.  Then in the mile, Ronny Barrios was able to finish with a time of 5:33.64, the fourth-fastest time in program history.

In the field events, Jahlil Turner had the third-farthest long jump in program history finishing in 10th with a leap of 6.17-meters.  The Sabres 4×400-meter relay of Pfeilsticker, Barrios, Ryskoski and Meyers closed out the meet with the fourth-fastest time in program history at 3:47.40.

The women also saw several performances find their way into the Sabre record books led by a program record in the 55-meter dash from Alexandra Jaipuri.  Jaipuri finished 10th in the event at 7.87, while Allison Garcia finished in 13th a 7.90 for the second-fastest time in program history.  The pair of performances were the first 55-meter dashes in program history that were under eight seconds.  Then in the mile, Hannah Doherty was able to run her best time of the season moving to fourth in the Sabre record books with a time of 6:14.84, good for 13th at the meet.

Marian also saw their 4×400-meter relay team of Jaipuri, Samantha Lee, Doherty, and Kadeesha Duncan run the second-fastest time in program history at 4:59.17.

The field events also saw a pair of strong performances that found the record books.  Lee finished 11th in the triple jump and in the process had the second-longest jump in program history at 9.33-meters.  Kamajjae Patterson had a strong performance in the shot put finishing 17th with a toss of 9.16-meters, the second-furthest toss in program history.

Marian now gears up for the outdoor season and open with the Wisconsin Private College Championships Saturday, April 4, hosted by Wisconsin Lutheran.

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