Track and Field Compete at Augie Twilight

May 17, 2018

 FINAL RESULTS 2018 Augie Twilight

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. The University of Dubuque track and field teams competed on Thursday night at the Augustana College Twilight, trying to improve on NCAA Division III qualifying marks. The Spartans captured both women's and men's 4x100m relays as women moved up to 12th in the nation and the men's team moved into the 6th spot in the nation with a couple of last qualifying days to go.

The Spartans are preparing for the 2018 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Women's and Men's Track & Field Outdoor Championships hosted by UW-La Crosse. Final qualifiers will be announced late Sunday or early Monday. The championships are scheduled for May 24-26 at Roger Harring Stadium at Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex.  This marks the fourth time UW-La Crosse has hosted the NCAA III Outdoor Championships (1986, 1997, 2013, 2018).

Women Top Finishes:
Brittany Burks – 100m hurdles (1st in :14.70)
Demetria Johnson – 100m hurdles (2nd in :14.97)
4x100m relay - Alyssa Skrove, Brittany Burks, Asha Flowers, Alison Beeman (1st in :47.54)
Demetria Johnson – long jump (2nd in 5.48m/17’11.75”

Men Top Finishes:
Isaiah Ellis – 200m (3rd in :21.75)
Clayton Gray – 110h (2nd in :15.28)
4x100m relay - Kyle Thomas, Clayton Gray, Isaiah Ellis, Maurice Cushion-Lewis (1st in :41.18)
Darrion Morgan – high jump (2nd in 1.97m/6’-5.5”)
Maurice Cushion-Lewis – long jump (3rd in 7.10m/23’-3.5”)
Jacob Rentz – javelin throw (3rd in 47.11m/154’-7”