MSSU Track and Field teams compete at Central Missouri

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WARRENSBURG, Mo. – The Missouri Southern men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at Central Missouri in the UCM Invite today inside the multipurpose building in Warrensburg. 
  
In the 14 events the Lions took part in, they posted three NCAA provisional qualifying marks on the men’s side and picked up five individual event wins overall.  
  
Claire Luallen won the women’s long jump leaping 5.49 meters (18-0.25) to kick start the meet for the Lions. Peyton Barton won the men’s weight throw for the second week in a row and recorded an NCAA provisional qualifying mark of 18.44m (60-6.0). Jennifer Okeke finished second in the women’s triple jump with a mark of 11.40 meters (37-5.0)  
 
Mason York finished fifth in the men’s pole vault and recorded a NCAA provisional qualifying mark clearing 4.83 meters (15-10.0). Adrain Broadus picked up an NCAA provisional qualifying mark of 14.59 meters (47-10.50) in the men’s triple jump finishing third in the event.  
  
Lullaen and Precious Olatunji finished second and third in the women’s 60-meter hurdles with times of 8.95.  Chardae Overstreet and LaNea Wallace finished first and second in the women’s 400-meter dash with times of 57.84 and 58.24.  
  
Brieon Randle won the men’s 400-meter dash with a time of 50.29, and Cameron Linville won the the 60-meter dash in a time of 6.94. 
 
Southern will be back in action next weekend as the Lions will travel to Pittsburg State on Friday and Saturday. 

Below are Southern’s complete results from the meet. 
 
Men’s Pole Vault  
5. Mason York – 4.83m (15-10.0) (NCAA Provisional Qualifying Mark) 
10. Bryan Candrl – 4.53m (14-10.25)  
  
Women’s Long Jump  
1. Claire Luallen – 5.49m (18-0.25)  
5. Ojurere Shonekan – 5.19 (17-0.50)  
7. Zakarra Mcadoo – 5.08 (16-8.0)  
  
Men’s Shot Put  
4. Elijah Smith – 14.80 (48 7.25)  
  
Women’s High Jump  
13. Precious Olatunji – 1.47 (4-9.75)  
  
Women’s Pole Vault  
4. Elena Bisotto – 3.61m (11-10.0)  
6. Jordan Banker – 3.61m (11-10.0)  
  
Women’s Triple Jump  
2. Jennifer Okeke – 11.40m (37-5.0)  
4. Precious Olatunji – 10.98m (36-0.25)  
  
Men’s Weight Throw  
1. Peyton Barton – 18.44m (60-6.0) (NCAA Provisional Qualifying Mark) 
  
Women’s 60 Meter Hurdles  
2. Claire Luallen – 8.94  
3. Precious Olatunji – 8.95  
  
Women’s 60 Meter Dash  
6. Cornesia Calhoun-White – 8.25  
  
Men’s Long Jump  
4. Adrain Broadus – 6.78m (22-3.0)  
  
Men’s Triple Jump  
3. Adrain Broadus – 14.59m (47-10.50) (NCAA Provisional Qualifying Mark) 
4. Taris Jackson – 14.39m (47-2.50)  
  
Men’s 60 Meter Dash  
1. Cameron Linville – 6.94  
  
Women’s 400 Meter Dash  
1. Chardae Overstreet – 57.84   
2. LaNea Wallace – 58.24  
7. Ashlynn Vanatter – 1:04.00  
12. Zakarra Mcadoo – 1:11.66  
  
Men’s 400 Meter Dash  
1 Brieon Randle – 50.29 

Originally posted at: https://mssulions.com/news/2021/1/22/mens-track-and-field-track-and-field-teams-compete-at-central-missouri

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