K-State Sprints to Success at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. - The Kansas State track and field team completed competition at the 83rd Kansas Relays on Saturday with six Wildcats competing in finals action and a handful more in field events. K-State saw success in the hurdles and 100 meters as well.

The pair of Jeffrey Julmis and Balazs Baji finished second and fourth in the 110 meter hurdles, respectively. Julmis crossed the line in 13.81 seconds to improve on his fastest time as a Wildcat. He still remains fifth in school history in the event. Baji finished fourth with his time of 14.15 just off his personal best time of 14.11. Denise Baker also qualified for the final in the women's 100 meter hurdles finishing fifth with her time of 14.24.

In the 100 meters, sophomore Martynas Jurgilas finished third crossing the finish line in 10.53 seconds. With the time he is now tied for sixth in school history. Jurgilas also ran the anchor leg of the 4x100 relay that finished fourth clocking 4:40.83. Jurgilas was joined on the relay team by Jason Coniglio, Mantas Silkauskas and Baji.

A trio of Wildcats competed in the women's 1,500 meters led by sophomore Boglarka Bozzay coming in third place finishing the race in 4:32.21. Emily Dittemore and Emilee Morris finished fifth and eighth, respectively.

Eric Thomas led a group in the men's discus for the Wildcats finishing fourth with a throw of 178-02. Jack Heiman also finished sixth for K-State.

Also competing this weekend at the Mt. SAC Relays was senior Beverly Ramos. Ramos finished 11th in the 5,000 meters invitational race. She was the top collegiate competing in the race and clocked in at 15:51.82, which moves her into second in school history. This was her first action during outdoor season this year after breaking the school record in the 5,000 during indoor season.

The Wildcats will be in action next week at one of the nation's longest running meets for the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa.

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