Pistora Posts Regional Mark

MANHATTAN, Kan. The Kansas State track and field team fared well during the first day of action at the K.T. Woodman Classic at Wichita State on Friday. The Wildcats came away with three top three finishes and one regional qualifying mark.


Ali Pistora started the day off strong for K-State with her throw of 150 feet even in the javelin to win the event. It also was her second regional mark on the year. Pistora was not alone in seeing success in the javelin as the trio of Cory Boulanger, Mitch Breeding and Adam Hoffman all performed well for the men.


Hoffman finished third in the javelin with his throw of 201-02. Boulanger finished one inch behind him to finish fourth, and Breeding finished eight at 182-00.


Emilee Morris shined in her first attempt running the 3,000 meter steeplechase. Morris finished second with her time of 11:49.49.


Megan-Anne Perrin won her heat in the women’s 1,500 meters in 4:45.44 for a new personal best surpassing her previous mark by nearly four seconds. Her time was good for seventh place in the event.


The Wildcats will return to action on Saturday for Day Two of the K.T. Woodman Classic with field events beginning at 10 a.m. K-State will also participate in the UTEP Invitational in El Paso, Texas, and the Sun Angel Track Classic in Tempe, Ariz.