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Men's Outdoor Track & Field - Fri, Apr. 28, 2017

Georgetown College men's and women's track and field continues to pile up victories and outstanding results at the Mid-South Conference Championships in Williamsburg, Ky.

The Tigers day two was highlighted by a pair of wins – Cody Cooper in the decathlon and Haley Oliver in the pole vault.

Oliver cleared 2.9-meters for the 10 points for the women's side, while Cooper posted a new school record, 5,110 points, in besting the competition in 10 events.

He took first in discus, pole vault, javelin, shot put and high jump; second in 110-meter high hurdles and 1,500-meter run; and third in 100-meter dash, long jump and 400-meter run. He clung to a narrow lead after day one and busted it open with three first and a pair of seconds on Friday.

Other stellar field events on day two featured a national qualifying standard throw in javelin from Graham Smith. He finished second and Cooper finished sixth in the individual competition.

Cooper continued to stack points with a fifth place finish in the pole vault.

A pair of running events held finals Friday and GC's women took fourth and the men fifth in the 4x800-meter relay. Karina Egger, Sutton Godar, Marissa Forrest and Lucy Berlanga ran for the women, while Dustin Wheeler, Grant Carr, Erick Mills and Justin Downs were on the men's side.

Sydney Jones extended her weekend with a pair of qualifying times in the in 100 and 200-meter dashes. Amir Ziyad will compete in the men's 100-meter dash final as well.

The three-day championship wraps up Saturday. Georgetown's women are currently in sixth and the men are in fifth.


 

 
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