Track and field performs well at outdoor meet

The outdoor season for SVSU’s track and field team began with away competition at the Raleigh Relays held at North Carolina State University from Thursday through Saturday.

The meet produced several men’s and women’s highlights for the Cardinals.

For the men, a school record was broken in the 1500-meter run by freshman Corey Bowers, who ended with a time of 3:46.29.

The 800-meter run also brought success for Bowers, who ran 1:54.16 in the event.

Senior CarLee Stimpfel also set a new school record in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 29:08.96.

Brendan Nesbitt performed well in the 800 and 1500-meter races, posting times of 1:53.41 and 3:54.01.

Ryan Talbott and Dominic Suliman also shined in the 1500-meter run.

Suliman posted a time of 3:53.34 while Talbott finished with a time of 3:52.32 in the event.

For the women, Jenna Picard finished with a time of 2:13.83 in the 800-meter run while teammate Lauren Buckner finished just behind, at 2:15.00.

Buckner also had a successful run in the 1500-meter event with a time of 4:35.34. Alexa Kaiser posted a time of 4:31.02 in the event.

In the 10,000-meter run event, Arianna Wegienka posted a time of 35:53.93.

The team will compete next in Lansing at the MSU Spartan Invitational.

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