Jayhawks Find Early Success in Iowa and Arkansas
Feb. 15, 2008
Senior Barrett Saunders finished fifth in the long jump with a leap of 7.17 meters (23-06 ¼ ft.) while sophomore Kirk Cooper's pole vault of 5.00 meters (16-05 ft.) was good for third in his event. The men's pole vault championship, featuring top-ranked Jordan Scott, will take place on Saturday afternoon.
Junior Zlata Tarasova also finished fifth in the women's weight throw. Tarasova's toss of 18.78 meters (61-07 ½ ft.) was just one meter off her season-high, while junior Nickesha Anderson tied her school-best time of 7.28 as she placed sixth in the 60-meter dash.
Saturday's running events begin at 9:25 a.m. at the ISU Classic and 10 a.m. at the Tyson Invitational. Field events start at 10:30 a.m. in
60m Hurdles: Jiles (8.01p)
5,000m: 13-McGowan (14:42.78), 17-Imgrund (14:48.29)
Long Jump: 16-Turner (6.98m)
Heptathlon: 11-Breth (4,346)
60m Hurdles: Brown (8.58p)
5,000m: 4-McGregor (17:17.39), 7-Harbert (17:23.99), 11-Miller (17:39.62)
400m: 79-Rollins (50.38)
Long Jump: 5-Saunders (7.17m)
Shot Put: 26-Eres (13.94m)
Pole Vault: 2-Sultanova (4.20m)
Weight Throw: 5-Tarasova (18.78m)