Purnell Wins; ORU Women Dominate Sprints at Summit League Championships

Purnell Wins; ORU Women Dominate Sprints at Summit League Championships

The Basics
Event: 2019 Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Location: Hanson Stadium
Results: Summit League Championship – Day 2 Results

MACOMB, Ill.  – The Oral Roberts track and field teams claimed one victory, and posted the top qualifying time in six other events as action ramped up Thursday at the 2019 Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

News and Notes
- ORU posted the top qualifying time in the women's 100, 200 and 400 meter dash events, including the top three times, and five of the top six times, in the 200m dash.

- Jaden Purnell claimed ORU's first event championship of the meet, winning the long jump by almost eight inches over the rest of the field. It was his career best by half an inch.

- In all, ORU will enter Friday's finals with six of the top qualifying times (women's 100, 200, 400, 100 hurdles, men's 400, 110 hurdles).

ORU Women's Top 8 Finishers
100m Dash
1 – Sasha Wells – 11.83
4 – Kayvon Stubbs – 12.02
5 – Victoria Neville – 12.05

200m Dash
1 – Kayvon Stubbs – 24.35
2 – Sasha Wells – 24.48
3 – Christina Ollison – 24.61
5 – Victoria Neville – 24.81
6 – Gabrielle Gibson – 24.90

400m Dash
1 – Christina Ollison – 55.13

100m Hurdles
1 – Sasha Wells – 13.73
5 – Gabrielle Gibson – 14.06

Pole Vault
5 – Makayla Linebarger – 3.78m (12-4.75)

ORU Men's Top 8 Finishers
200m Dash

2 – Brad Dormeus – 21.56
4 – Emmanuel Mwewa – 21.58

400m Dash
1 – Emmanuel Mwewa – 48.35
2 – Brad Dormeus – 48.54
8 – Cameron Neely – 49.09

110m Hurdles
1 – Israel Nelson – 14.14

Long Jump
1 – Jaden Purnell – 7.52m (24-8.25)

Up Next
Action continues Friday from Hanson Stadium in Macomb. Live results are available here.   

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