Seven Firsts Lead Foresters at Own Invite

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2005-04-02
 Bethel College took both the men and women's titles in the four-team Forester Invitational on Saturday. In women's action, the Pilots scored 195 points followed by HC with 174.5, Alma College with 162.5, and the University of St. Francis with 93. The Foresters had four winners on the day. In the field events, Lisa Isabelli took first in the hammer with her toss of 120-4, and Melissa McFadden cleared 5-0 to win the high jump. On the track, Emily Sealscott finished first in the 3000 steeplechase with a time of 12:44.5, and Brittany Fillman won the 800 in 2:29.9 with Brittany Harvey second in 2:35.5. Other second place finishers for the Foresters included Jen Shook (discus, 108-11), McFadden (triple jump, 31-4), Christi Shook (400, 1:04.4), Elizabeth Ngugi (5000, 20:07.8), and both relays (4x100, 52.84, 4x400, 4:15.5).

On the men's side, Bethel blew away the competition with 218 points. Alma was a distant second with 103, HC third with 101, and St. Francis fourth with 82. The Forester highlights came in the distance races. Cody Hannie sprinted past Matt Wells at the finish line to win the 1500 by 5/100 of a second in a time of 4:16.4. David St. Louis crossed first in the 3000 steeplechase in 10:18.3, and Joseph Waithira won the men's 5000 with a time of 16:31.6. HC also added a few second place finishes including Joel Sanders (2:00.1) in the 800, Ross Luckett (1:04.2) in the 400 hurdles, and both relays (4x100, 53.16 and 4x400, 3:39.4).

Forester Quick Results

Women's Results

Hammer
Lisa Isabelli - 120-04
Kellie Hanson - 92-05
Jen Shook - 88-02

Shot Put
Jen Shook - 32-05.5
Kellie Hanson - 24-08

Discus
Jen Shook - 108-11
Kellie Hanson - 94-04.5

Javelin
Lisa Isabelli - 79-08
Jen Shook - 59-07

Long Jump
Melissa McFadden - 14-02
Heidi Christner - 13-06

Triple Jump
Melissa McFadden - 31-04
Heidi Christner - 29-02

High Jump
Melissa McFadden - 5-00
Heidi Christner - 5-00

100 Meter Dash
Heidi Christner - 13.24*
Lisa Isabelli - 14.34*

200 Meter Dash
Heidi Christner - 27.84*
Christi Shook - 28.54*

400 Meter Dash
Christi Shook- 1:04.74*

800 Meter Run
Brittany Fillman - 2:29.9
Brittany Harvey - 2:35.5

1500 Meter Run
Brittany Harvey - 5:25.8
Leah Birkey - 6:05.9

3000 Meter Steeplechase
Emily Sealscott - 12:44.5

5000 Meter Run
Elizabeth Ngugi - 20:07.8
Molly Andrews - 20:36.7

100 Meter Hurdles
Courtney Gullickson - 17.64*
Melissa McFadden - 18.04*

400 Meter Hurdles
Courtney Gullickson - 1:11.54*
Melissa McFadden - 1:15.94*

4x100 Relay
52.84

4x400 Relay
4:15.5

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Men's Results

Hammer
Wes Byler - 91-04

Shot Put
Wes Byler - 33-04

Discus
Jeremy Burkett - 82-00

Javelin
Jeremy Burkett - 129-06.5
Kyle Wood - 91-10

100 Meter Dash
Kyle Wood - 11.44*

200 Meter Dash
Kyle Wood - 23.84*

400 Meter Dash
Jared Neale - 54.54*

800 Meter Run
Joel Sanders - 2:00.1
Cody Hannie - 2:02.4
Matt Waldfogel - 2:09.4
David St. Louis - 2:09.9

1500 Meter Run
Cody Hannie - 4:16.4
Matt Waldfogel - 4:38.9
Craig Perry - 4:47.9

5000 Meter Run
Joseph Waithira -16:31.6 John Kagwanja - 18:19.2

400 Hurdles
Ross Luckett - 1:04.2

3000 Steeplechase
David St. Louis - 10:18.3
Ross Luckett - 10:55.1

4x100 Relay
53.16

4x400 Relay
3:39.4


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