Women's Track and Field | 2/24/2018 10:08:00 PM
Closing out the indoor track season, the Murray State track and field team finished fourth at the OVC Indoor Championship at Eastern Illinois in Charleston, Ill.
"We did a great job at the OVC Championship, we competed well and it showed in how we performed. It means a lot to me and the team to finish in the top-five, they put it on the line and did this for each other," said head coach Adam Kiesler
after the two day meet.
Two Racers finished in the top-10 in the shot put, with Jewel Wagner
and Destiny Carey
placing seventh and eighth with marks of 13.15m and 12.83m. Wagner's mark of 13.15m was a PR.
placed second in the triple jump in her first triple jump event of the year with a mark of 12.02m (39' 5.25'').
60-Meter Hurdles (Finals)
Brimlett posted a time of 8.43, good for second-place. Antoinetta Avant
placed eight with a time of 9.72.
400-Meter Race (Finals)
came in fourth place in the 400-meter race with a time of 57.47
60-Meter Dash (Final)
placed second in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.45, .03 seconds off her season best.
Both Lawrence and Abdur-Rafia placed in the top-five in the 200-meter race. Lawrence finished second with a time of 24.29 and Abdur-Rafia finished fifth with a time of 25.09.
Megan Smith posted the fastest time for Murray State with a time of 10:25.16
The relay team of Thornton, Lawrence, McAdam, Abdur-Rafia finished fourth with a time of 3:54.85
Murray State begins their outdoor season at home, as they host the Margaret Simmons Invitational on Friday, March 16.