Foresters compete in Spartan quad meet

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2011-04-21
Huntington, Ind. - The Forester track teams traveled to Manchester College for the second time in less than a week to compete in the Spartans’ Quad Meet on Thursday afternoon.

For the women, Josann Schoeff dominated the sprints with two top finishes to pace the Foresters. She ran a 13.00 in the 100 and a 26.93 in the 200 to finish first. Right behind her was teammate Rachel Bayon who placed second in both events in 13.18 and 27.54 respectively. Cendall Ogle ran to a first place finish in the 1500 in 5:08.19. The Foresters swept the 3000 with Krystal McHenry leading the way. She ran a 11:08.54 while Molly Shirey was second (11:32.82) and Miranda Boyts finished third (11:43.90). Holly Lutton won the 100 meter hurdles with her time of 17.25 and Kelsey Green grabbed a first in discus with a winning toss of 115-04.25. Schoeff, Mariah Town, Bayon and Emilie Jamison teamed up to win the 4x100 relay in 51.82.

Other top three finishes included Mariah Town in the 400 (2nd, 1:03.55), Diamond Setterberg in the 1500 (3rd, 5:22.61) and Megan Karst in the 100 meter hurdles (2nd, 18.70).

Thrower Logan Knox topped the Forester men with three first place finishes in shot put (42-02.25), discus (121-03.50) and hammer throw (132-02.50). Joseph Herber finished first in the 3000 with his time of 8:43.93. Sean LaFontaine blew past the competition in the 400 meter hurdles with a winning time of 56.88. Ryan Morris brought home a first place in pole vault by going 13-06.25. Todd Fielder took top honors in the triple jump with a leap of 41-06.75. Other top three finishers for the Foresters were Alec Rosario in the 1500 (2nd, 4:15.06), Tyler Skinner in pole vault (3rd, 12-06.50) and Caleb Kennedy in javelin (3rd, 149-08.75).
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 173 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest.
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