OBERLIN, Ohio – The Cleveland State track and field team had an excellent showing at the Bob Kahn Invitational Saturday, picking up eight top-three finishes, including a trio of first place finishes.
Cleveland State's two individual wins came from Hannah Gaskins and Lauren Zawie, Gaskins winning the high jump with a mark of 1.60 and Zawie winning the 400 Meter Dash with a time of 1:02.65. The Vikings also picked up a win in the 4x100 Meter Relay, with Tylar Mixon, Chan'lier Myers, Zawie, and Briah Owens crossing the line first in a time of 49.29.
In the sprint events, the Vikings picked up four of the top-five finishes in the 400 Meter Dash, with Samantha Meyer (2nd), Mixon (4th) and Myers (5th) joining Zawie in the race, while Anna Brandt placed second in the 400 Meter Hurdles with a time of 1:06.90.
In the distance events, Kylie Scott recorded Cleveland State's best finish with a third place showing in the 5000 Meter Run, crossing the finish line in 19:41.65. Jessica Finley placed fourth in the 1500 Meter Run (5:04.55), while Deja Emmanus had the Vikings' best finish in the 800 Meter Run, posting a time of 2:32.02 to finish fourth.
The Vikings will continue the outdoor season next weekend, participating in the Miami Duals on Saturday, April 14.
3. Rachel Wenzel, 4.45
8. Julianne Dorothal, 10.25
4. Julianne Dorothal, 30.36
1. Mixon, Myers, Zawie, Owens, 49.29
1500 Meter Run
4. Jessica Finley, 5:04.55
800 Meter Run
4. Deja Emmanus, 2:32.02
7. Jessica Finley, 2:33.51
200 Meter Dash
11. Jessica White, 29.79
5000 Meter Run
3. Kylie Scott, 19:41.65