Cats Conclude Action at Kansas Relays

LAWRENCE, Kan. Kansas State track and field finished its action at the 80th Kansas Relays on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.


K-State registered a trio of third-place finishes and four other top-five finishes. Leading the way with one of the third-place finishes was sophomore Liliani Mendez with a time of 4:29.06 in the women’s 1,500-meter run. Mendez has a season-best and an NCAA Midwest regional qualifying time of 4:26.38 from the Jim Click Shootout on March 24.


Also registering a third-place finish was Marnyka Honeycutt in the women’s 100-meter dash. Honeycutt clocked a wind-aided time of 11.73 after setting a legal personal season-best of 11.90 in the preliminaries. Honeycutt also helped the women’s 4x100-meter relay to a fourth-place effort of 45.45.


Kansas State will send a delegation of athletes to one of the most prestigious events in the nation next weekend for the 98th Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa.