Oregon Tech Opens Track & Field Season at Lane Invite
EUGENE, Ore. – The Oregon Tech men’s and women’s track and field squad combined to bring home top-honors in seven events as the Owls opened up their outdoor season at the Lane Invitational in Eugene this Friday and Saturday.
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Kassi Conditt and Joelle Swanson started where they left off just a year ago as Conditt recorded a mark of 42-11.5 in the shot put and Swanson went 132-08 in the javelin as the duo competed on Friday.
Saturday’s field event winners were Shannelle Cayetano and Keith Lester. Cayetano went 11-00.25 in the pole vault, while Lester, fresh off All-American status at the NAIA Indoor Championships, finished with a leap of 44-10.75 in the triple jump and went 21-00.5 in the long jump. Cayetano's mark is a new Oregon Tech school-record with Lester now ranking No. 3 all-time. Newcomer Katey Choukalos added a third place in the long jump with a mark of 17-03.5. Choukalos jump ranks her No. 8 on the all-time list.
On the track Ashley Baldovino and Katie Waugh earned top honors as Baldovino was the top college finisher in the 1500 with a time of 4:53.5 and is now No. 3 at Oregon Tech all-time. Waugh added a first place in the 800 meter race crossing in 2:19.71, while teammate Mary Matchett followed with a third place finish in 2:24.35.
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