?Cats Post Three Regional Marks Friday

MANHATTAN, Kan. The Kansas State track and field team had another busy and successful day in the Kansas Relays on Friday. Three Wildcats posted regional qualifying marks at Memorial Stadium and K-State came away with one event titles.


Ali Pistora continued her success in the javelin winning the event with an NCAA Regional qualifying throw of 160-01. The distance was a new career best for Pistora, and she was the only competitor to hit the qualifying mark in the women’s javelin. For the men, Cory Boulanger tallied another regional mark with a throw of 202-09 to finish seventh.


Emmanuel Neizer also posted a regional mark for the Wildcats finishing third in the men’s triple jump. Neizer’s leap of 49-11.00 was enough to get the mark and also a new career best. Cassie Styers finished fourth in the women’s high jump with her leap of 5-05.00 to tie her season high this year.


In the running events three Wildcats advanced through preliminaries in four events to advance to the finals on Saturday. Denise Baker started the Wildcats off strong in the women’s 100 meter hurdles qualifying for the finals with a 14.75-second dash.


TiAra Walpool posted the fastest time in the 200 meters at 24.20 seconds for a new career best. Mike Myer advanced to the finals winning his heat in 21.59 seconds. Myer also advanced in the 100 meters posting the third fastest time at 10.50 seconds.


The Wildcats will compete in finals and five more field events on Saturday in the final day of competition of the Kansas Relays. Fans can follow the action at kansasrelays.com.