(CHICO, Calif.) – Oregon Tech’s Joelle Swanson threw a life-time best to win the Javelin at day 1 of the Chico State Distance Carnival on Friday night. On Saturday, Oregon Tech’s Kassi Conditt finished second in the shot put with a throw of 44-04.00 good enough for NAIA “A” standard a she now sits in 11th in the country. Complete Results from Chico
Swanson’s best throw came in the finals as she improved on her NAIA “A” standard distance by more than a foot and half as she now sits 4th in the country with a throw of 144-08.
Saturday’s highlights include: Tech’s Mary Matchett who finished 2nd in the 800 open with a time of 2:22.57, Shanelle Cayetano who finished 6th in the Pole Vault with a height of 10-11.75
Oregon Tech’s Samantha Lindauer set personnel best in finishing 8th in the 5K on Friday night with a time of 19:19.97 behind teammate Sara Howard who finished 7th in 19:19.38
On the men’s side on Friday: Oregon Tech’s James Pearson set a lifetime best in the men’s 800 as he took 8th place with a time of 1:58.18 as he finished right behind Tech’s Miles Taylor who finished 7th with a time of 1:56.95.
Men’s highlights from Saturday include: Jack Ovgard having season best in the 100m (10.91) and 200m (22.67) Jack Roberts with a 4:10.05 in the 1500, Mat Blanco and Sergio Marroquin finishing 5th and 6th respectively in the 800 open, Paul Adams and Dakota Web finishing 1st and 2nd in 1500 open.