NWAC Track and Field Athletes of the Week (Week #3)
-- Event: 110m Hurdles; Mark: 15.70, Event: Decathlon; Mark: 6450, Event: Discus; Mark: 124'10", Event: Long Jump; Mark: 22'02.25" at Jim Klein Multi (Westmont College)
- "In a quality field of nineteen decathletes, Colton was the overall winner with 6450 points. And in doing so he was the top long jumper (22'02.25") and 110HH (15.70). He also threw a respectable 124'10" in the discus."
-- Event: 3,000m; Mark: 10:06 at Rose City Preview
- "Alli smashed her personal best in running a very impressive 10:06. Her time ranks 6th all-time at Lane."
Lane Heptathletes Score NWAC Qualifying Marks
Freshman Kylee O'Connor scored 3,851 points, Mackenzie Folkerts came in with 3,850 points, and Mitra LeBuhn tallied 3,304 points. All three Lane heptathles surpassed the conference qualifying mark of 3,000 points. The NWAC Multi Event championships will be hosted at Lane Community College, April 27-28, 2015.
Former Titan: OSU’s Hallock second in heptathlon
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Oregon State junior Kara Hallock had a strong showing in the heptathlon during the second day of competition at the UC Riverside Spring Classic Invitational.
Hallock, who spent the past two seasons competing at Lane Community College, scored 5,000 points to finish second overall on Friday.
Hallock was second in the long jump, hurdles and 800 meters, and she finished third in the high jump.
OSU freshman Saiska McNairy won the javelin portion of the heptathlon on the way to a personal-best total of 4,270 points.
Lane decathletes set big marks at Westmont
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Lane decathlete Colton Thurman won the Westmont Collegiate Classic decathlon on Friday, scoring a career-best 6,450 points to beat out Erich VanBergen of George Fox by 32 points.
Thurman, a sophomore from Marshfield, won the long jump and built up a big enough point total to hold off the charging VanBergen over the final four events.
Giovanni Brown finished ninth for the Titans and closed with a strong kick in the 1,500 meters to win in 4 minutes, 37.73 seconds. Freshman Brock Pinney, from Springfield, set a lifetime-best in the javelin and finished 11th overall.
NWAC Track and Field Athletes of the Week
Week #1 -- Track Spring 2015
Jonathan Cornish (Lane, Sophomore)
Event: 10,000m; Mark: 31:06 at Linfield Erik Anderson Icebreaker
Nominator Comments: "Top college finisher. Outstanding time and personal best."
Daysha Simms-Garcia (Lane, Freshman)
Event: 200m; Mark: 25.82, Event: 400m; Mark: 57.96 at Linfield Icebreaker
Nominators' Comments: "Very good double for the first meet."
"Terrific double for Fist College meet. 1st place in the 400m and 2nd in the 200m."