Track and field teams compete at away meets

The SVSU track and field team competed at three different meets this week with great success.

The team competed at the Bryan Clay Invitational hosted by Azusa Pacific University from April 13-15.

Trevin Phillips competed in the javelin throw with a mark of 51.07 meters.

For the 110-meter hurdles, Nathan Furst ran 15.23 seconds and 57.48 in the 400-meter hurdles.

The team of Alona Olshevska, Angelina Delbosque, Sophia Thelen and Cheyenne Williamson took eighth in the 400-meter relay with a time of 46.89 seconds.

Olshevska also placed sixth in the 400-meter dash with a time of 54.46 seconds.

The team also traveled to compete at the Cal State-LA Twilight Open hosted by California State-Los Angeles.

Olshevska placed first in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.89 seconds and Delbosque placed third with 12.17 seconds.

Mackenzie Ramey tossed 13.73 meters in the shot-put event, taking first place and Emily Droski placed second in the discus throw with 41.16 meters.

Clarence Corbett won first in the shot-put event, tossing 15.57 meters. Additionally, he placed third for the hammer throw with a toss of 46.96 meters.

For the 110-meter hurdles, Nathan Furst placed fourth with 15.13 seconds.

Junior Cavan Wilcox placed second for the pole vault competition with 4.49 meters.

The team also sent athletes to the Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic Day hosted by Bucknell University.

Alexa Keiser finished with a time of 17:38.38 in the 5000-meter.

Nick Bozarth ran 9:31.29 for the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Bucknell as well.

The team will continue its season on April 22 at the Oakland University Invite.

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