Track and Field Hosts Dr. Tucker Open

May 4, 2018

Full Results

DUBUQUE, Iowa – The Univeristy of Dubuque track and field teams had an impressive showing Friday night at the Dr. Tucker Open, the final meet before the Iowa Conference Championships.

The Spartans brought home first place finishes in 13 different events on Friday night. Two student-athletes won two events each, Blaze Murfin in the hammer and discus on the men's side and Tanasha Atwater on the women's side in the shot put and hammer. The Spartan women put up a stellar performance in the discus throw, taking the top five spots in the event. No team points were kept. 

Top UD Finishers
Maurice Cushion-Lewis – 1st Place in Long Jump – 7.16m
Darrion Morgan – 1st Place in High Jump – 1.97m
Jacob Rentz – 3rd Place in Javelin – 48.21m
Colfay Pointer – 1st Place in 400m Dash – 48.09m
Kelvon Johnson – 1st in 110m Hurdles – 14.83
Riley Boyce – 3rd in 5000m Run – 15:45.89
Blaze Murfin – 1st in Discus – 48.02
-1st in Hammer Throw – 54.73m
Jackson Harkness – 2nd in Discus – 46.02
John Gregory – 3rd in Hammer Throw – 52.13m
Nicholas Beatty – 1st in Triple Jump – 13.40m
Ron Brown – 1st in Shot Put – 16.07m
Jackson Harkness – 3rd in Shot Put – 15.22m

Demetria Johnson – 3rd Place in Long Jump – 5.38m
-3rd in 100m Hurdles – 15.45
Abby Willis – 2nd Place in Javelin – 34.64m
Kelsey Betthauser- 1st in Discus – 42.30m
Kayla Slowick – 2nd in Discus – 40.80m
-3rd in Shot Put – 12.23m
Shelby Lane – 3rd in Discus – 40.79m
Brittany Burks – 1st in 100m Hurdles – 15.06
Allison Beeman – 1st in 200m Dash – 25.32
Megan Ely – 2nd in 5000m Run – 20:51.85
Tanasha Atwater – 1st in Hammer Throw – 54.12m
-1st in Shot Put – 14.42m
Rebecca Burmahl – 2nd in Hammer Throw – 53.02m
Kayla Schlichting – 2nd in Shot Put – 12.64m
Alyssa Skrove – 3rd Place Triple Jump – 11.22m

The Spartans will travel to Pella, Iowa next weekend to participate in the 2018 Iowa Conference Championships hosted by Central College, Thursday, May 10th to Saturday, May 12th.