Event: 4th Annual Indoor Gorilla Classic / Hosted by Pittsburg State
Location: Robert W. Plaster Center / Pittsburg, Kan.
PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Oral Roberts track and field team capped the opening day of the 4th Annual Indoor Gorilla Classic Friday at the Robert W. Plaster Center.
News and Notes
-Sasha Wells was one-hundredth of a second behind her personal best in the 60 meter dash placing third in the qualifying round. The sophomore sprinted to a heat-winning time of 7.75 seconds to reach Saturday afternoon's preliminary race.
-The Golden Eagles added three placers in the top 11 of the 200 meter dash finals led by sophomore Kayvon Stubbs' fifth-place performance in 24.64 seconds, her fastest of the indoor campaign. Gabrielle Gibson finished seventh completing the race for the first time in her collegiate career and Wells came in 11th.
-Heather Ward vaulted her way to an eighth-place finish in the open division of the pole vault just half an inch off her season best.
Women's Top-Eight Finishers
8 – Heather Ward – 3.24m (10-7.5)
60m Dash Qualifying
3 – Sasha Wells – 7.75
*Will race in Saturday's prelims at 12:30 p.m.*
ORU closes the weekend with a full-slate of events Saturday inside the Robert W. Plaster Center on the track and 10:30 a.m. and field events beginning at noon.
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