Two Wildcats Post Provisional Marks

MANHATTAN, Kan. The Kansas State Wildcats finished their weekend at Ahearn Field House by posting two more provisional marks during the KSU All-Comers on Saturday. Senior thrower Loren Groves posted a qualifying mark of 67-09.00 in the weight throw while sophomore high jumper Michael Healey made a leap of 7-00.25. Each won their respective event for the day as well.


A number of other Wildcats started their seasons off strong with top four finishes.


For the women Cassie Stayers finished second in the high jump at 5-03. Tiara Walpool and Liliani Mendez also finished second in their events. Walpool jumped 17-11.50 in the long jump and Mendez ran the 1000M in 2:55.81. Boglarka Bozzay finished right behind Mendez in third with a time of 3:01.38. Kristel Williams came in fourth for the Wildcats in the 600 yard dash with a time of 1:28.29. Meriel Harwood tied for first in the pole vault with a mark of 11-05.75 but lost in a jumpoff.


Along with Healey the men posted two more first place finishes. Nate Brummet claimed the weight throw with a hurl of 61-10.25. Jason Collett won the 1000M with a time of 2:27.76. Emmanuel Neizer finished second in the long jump with a leap of 23-04.00. The Wildcats had a strong showing in the men’s pole vault as well with David Taylor finishing that at 15-01.00, and Mike Myer came in fourth in the 300M with a time of 35.47.


The Wildcats will resume their indoor season in mid-January with the KSU Invitational at Ahearn Field House on January 17.