Fort Hays State University javelin thrower Estefania Lopez set a new school record in the javelin at the 2016 Kansas Relays. Just a week after teammate Madison Wolf broke the record, Lopez regained her spot in the books with a throw of 173 feet, 8 inches.
Wolf set the record at 170-10 inches last week at the KT Woodman Classic, edging Lopezís record by 2 inches.
Lopez finished second in the event overall, only behind the reigning Big 10 champion Sarah Firestone from the University of Nebraska. Firestone threw her furthest mark of the season at 181 feet, 9 inches. Wolf finished fourth in the event at 162 feet, 11 inches.
At Saturdayís Tabor College Invitational, Selam Ball won the pole vault with a height of 15-9.75, her best mark this season. Rachael Monteil was also victorious in the hammer throw with a throw of 162-6.
Fort Hays men hit two provisional marks
The FHSU menís track and field team hit two provisional marks at the Kansas Relays.
Brenner Wells had a season-best throw of 199-4 inches in the javelin to finish fourth in the event. TJ Dozier threw a season-best 164 in the discus to finish ninth.
Brett Meyer won the unseeded 800 meter run with a time of 1:53.28. The distance medley relay and 4x800-meter teams each finished third in their races.
At the Tabor College Invitational, pole vaulter and TMP-Marian graduate Sam Dreiling cleared 16-0 to gain a provisional mark in the event. He finished second in the event, but posted the best height this outdoor season by a Tiger in the event.
Jacob Thomas won the 5000 meters.