PITTSBURG, Kan. - The Fort Hays State women's track and field team tallied two provisional performances and two program records on day three at the MIAA Indoor Championships Sunday (March 1). The Tigers earned a seventh-place finish in the team competition, racking up 28.5 points through the weekend.
Emily Salmans broke her own school record in the 800m run, this time crossing the line in 2:14.60 to place fifth in the race.
After qualifying for Sunday's finals in the 60m dash, Lyric Holman placed eighth in the event with a time of 7.90. Peri Lange also earned a team point with an eighth-place finish in the 600 y run
Holman and Lange tied up with Lindsay Shupe and Layne Needham to run the fastest 4x400m relay in program history, adding another Division II provisional performance with a time of 3:51.39. The time gave the group a fourth-place finish in the race.
In the field events, Rohey Singhateh etched her name onto the provisional charts for the first time this season after a fifth-place finish in the triple jump 38-6.0.
The Tigers will now await the release of the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships participants on Tuesday, March 3.
Tiger men notch two provisionals
The Fort Hays State men's track and field team added two more provisional performances on Championship Sunday at the MIAA Championships.
Ryan Stanley once again soared over the provisional mark in the pole vault, placing fifth after clearing the 16-3.5 bar. Malcom Gardner picked up the second provisional performance for the Tigers on Sunday, finishing fifth in the 200m dash with a time of 21.52.
Ethan Lang nearly broke the program record in the 600y run, finishing one one-hundredth shy of the three-year-old record. Lang placed third with a time of 1:11.58.
Aaron Mangan turned in a fourth-place finish in the 800m run, coming in fourth after posting a time of 1:54.6.