Myer Runs to Regional Mark

MANHATTAN, Kan. The Kansas State track and field team sent a small group of Wildcats to the Arizona State Invitational this weekend and came away with one regional qualifying time. Senior sprinter Mike Myer finished fourth in the 200 meters with his time of 21.21 seconds to tally his first regional mark of the outdoor season.


Myer was not the only sprinter to see success at the meet. Jason Coniglio finished fourth in the 100 meters at 10.77 seconds and improved his personal best time in the 200 finishing in 21.78 seconds. Denise Baker finished fourth in the women’s 100 hurdles at 14.77 seconds.


Combined events specialist Stephanie Hejde competed in three events seeing her best results in the long jump. Hejde finished 10th in the event and improved her personal best jump by one inch leaping 18-00.50.


Freshman Kim Haberman competed in her first outdoor meet finishing 10th in the 100 meters, 17th in the 200 and 11th in the long jump.


The duo of Alexandra Gonzalez and Nancy Harrington finished ninth and 17th in the pole vault respectively. Gonzalez vaulted 12-01.50 and Harrington improved her season high by 5.75 inches to 11-01.75.


K-State will be back in action next week at the Pepsi Invitational in Eugene, Ore. The meet will boast a large field and will be team scored. A small group of Wildcats also is expected to participate in the Emporia State Relays.