Spartans Show Success at Drake Relays and Kip Janvrin Invite
Apr 29, 2017
DES MOINES/INDIANOLA, Iowa - The University of Dubuque women's and men's track and field teams battled rain and strong competition at the 108th Drake Relays and the Kip Janvrin Invite. A rainy, wet weekend of intense track and field competition couldn't dampen the spirits of the 1000's of student-athletes competing at two of the top meets of the spring outdoor season.
Women's (108th Drake Relays hosted by Drake University)
Tanasha Atwater tossed 14.12m in shot put to place 13/24 competitors (top Division III competitor in shot put)
distance medley relay (Wenthold, Beeman, Romagna, Ortiz) place 5/17 teams in 12:09.39 - new UD school record!
4x100m relay (Zbilski, Enis, Flowers, Beeman) - :49.58, 23/35 teams
4x200m relay (Zbilski, Enis, Flowers, Beeman) - 1:46.66, 12/16 teams
Men's (108th Drake Relays hosted by Drake University)
sprint medley relay(Ellis, Kind, Pointer, and Klose) - 3:34.74, 1721 teams
4x100m relay (Kind, Gray, Ellis, Pointer) - :42.47, 11/34 teams
4x200m relay - (Kind, Gray,Ellis Pointer ) - 1:29.95, 10/19 teams
Blaze Murfin 15.64m in shot put 15/25 competitors
Alex Link throws season best 49.62m in discus, 12/24 competitors (2nd among DIII competitors). He sits 10th in nation.