OIT Relay Teams Gain Top Honors at Pacific University Twilight
Oregon Tech's Walter Ross. (photo by Kelly Caleb)
FOREST GROVE, Ore. – The Oregon Tech men’s and women’s 4 x 800 relay teams took home a top-finish, while Emily Nehring’s third place finish was the top individual honor on the women’s side over the weekend at the fourth annual Pacific University Twilight track and field meet at Lincoln Park Stadium.
The team of Kevin Jorgensen, Seth Hernandez, Joey Gipner and Korey Humberston turned in a time of 7:54.69, just under three seconds from the meet record set last year.
Nehring went 17-5.5 in the long jump, while the 4 x 800 relay team of Katie Waugh, Statia Smith, Jessica Bath and Amanda McMillan won their event in 9:36.16, and Kassi Conditt finished with a distance of 40-5 in the shot placing seventh.
On the men’s side, Bryant Sentman took part in several events that are part of the decathlon, finishing fourth in the javelin (197-2) and seventh in the pole vault (13-11.25) and discus (134-10). Rey Chavolla also earned a seventh place in the 100 meter-dash (11.24 seconds), while the team of Ryan Howard, Sentman, Kyle Gomez and Chavolla timed in at 44.19 in the 4 x 100 relay.
Other notable efforts went to Kevin Jorgensen who finished the 1,500 race in fifth place crossing the tape in 3:55.52.
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