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Abire Victorious on Day Two of Summit League Championship

Abire Victorious on Day Two of Summit League Championship

The Basics
Event: The Summit League Outdoor Championship
Location: ONEOK Sports Complex / Tulsa, Okla.
Complete Results: Summit League Championship – Day 2 Results

TULSA, Okla. – Day two of the 2018 Summit League Outdoor Championship brought Oral Roberts its first gold medal of the meet as Mercy Abire won the women's long jump. Additionally, ORU put 24 total runners in Saturday's finals.  

News and Notes
- Abire was ORU's lone individual champion on Friday, winning the women's long jump.

- ORU put five in the finals of the men's 400m dash, including the top two qualifiers.

- The Golden Eagles will also have five in the finals of the women's 100m dash.

Men's Top Five Finishers
100m Dash  (Preliminaries)
5 – Aobakwe Malau – 10.49

200m Dash  (Preliminaries)
2 – Emmanuel Mwewa – 21.00
5 – Aobakwe Malau – 21.04

400m Dash  (Preliminaries)
1 – Freddie Johnson – 48.26
2 – Emmanuel Mwewa – 48.38
4 – Omeiza Akerele – 49.30

110m Hurdles  (Preliminaries)
1 – Israel Nelson – 13.93

400m Hurdles  (Preliminaries)
3 – Israel Nelson – 55.49

Long Jump
3 – Jaden Purnell – 7.55m (24-9.25)

 

Women's Top Five Finishers
100m Dash (Preliminaries)
1 – Aniekeme Etim – 11.46
3 – Cameron Hilliard – 11.86

200m Dash (Preliminaries)
1 – Aniekeme Etim – 23.43
2 – Kayvon Stubbs – 23.75
3 – Cameron Hilliard – 24.23

400m Dash (Preliminaries)
4 – Sasha Smith-Pollard - 47.42

100m Hurdles (Preliminaries)
2 – Sasha Wells – 13.76

Long Jump
1 – Mercy Abire – 6.50m (21-4.0)
4 – Amaya Christon – 6.18m (20-3.5)

Up Next
The 2018 Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Championships will continue Saturday from the ONEOK Sports Complex. A live video stream and live results will be available throughout the meet.

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