Nehring earns CCC individual championship in long jump
Emilee Nehring is 2010 CCC long jump champion.
GRESHAM, Ore. – Oregon Tech’s Emilee Nehring went 17-8 in the long jump Friday to bring home the Owls’ first Cascade Collegiate Conference individual championship of the weekend. The 2010 Cascade Collegiate Conference Championships, which began Thursday, is being held at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham.
Nehring also finished third in the 100-meter dash, while teammate Kaela Ash placed eighth. Hurdler Nikki Smith finished runner-up in the 100 hurdles, crossing in 15.28 seconds.
It was Concordia of Portland that has dominated competition thus far, as the Cavalier track team combined for five meet records and six school records en route to claiming the overall team leads through the second day of action at the 2010 CCC Championships.
The Cavalier women accounted for the majority of the rewrites in the record books as the squad set meet records in the 400, 1,500, 100 hurdles, steeplechase, and the 400 relay.
On the men’s side, Rey Chavolla’s 11.13 second effort in the 100-meter dash, led to a second place finish for the Tech sprinter. Kyle Gomez notched a third place finish in the men’s 400, while both Derek Larman and Bryant Sentmen finished fourth and seventh respectively in the men’s long jump.
With one more day of competition remaining, both the men and women are currently in fifth place in the CCC standings. The men total 35, while the women have tallied 30. Both the Concordia men (127 points) and women (161 points) lead the CCC standings.
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