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SVSU track and field dominant during first meet of 2022

SVSU track and field hosted the SVSU Classic on Friday afternoon on Jan. 14 in the Ryder Center.

The team kicked off its season over a month ago, but this was the first meet since the holiday break.

Both the men’s and women’s teams performed well at the meet.

For the men’s team, sophomore Clarence Corbet took first in the men’s shot put with 16.45 meters.

Taking third in the 60-meter hurdles was junior Nathan Furst with a time of 8.58 seconds.

Junior Cavan Wilox took first in the men’s pole vault with a height of 4.39 meters.

Additionally, in the pole vault sophomore’s Deven Varela and Will Aldrich tied for fourth with a height of 4.09 meters with Alan Alston of Siena Heights.

The women had a successful day as well.

They dominated in the one-mile competition. Sophomore Alexa Keiser took first with a time of 5:01.80.

Senior Lauren Buckner finished in second place with a time of 5:13.77 and sophomore Jenna Picard was in third place with her time of 5:14.55.

Senior Cara Weber took first in the women’s pole vault with 3.57 meters.

Junior Mackenzie Ramey took fourth for the shot-put event with a 12.64-meter throw.

Taking third in the weight throw was senior Ali Aldrich with a toss of 16.48 meters.

The Cardinals will host the Doug Hansen Open on Friday Jan. 21 in the Ryder Center at 2:30p.m.

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