Schelb, Filley and Chavolla earn CCC individual titles
Oregon Tech Men and Women Claim Fourth at CCC Track & Field Championships
GRESHAM, Ore. – On the last day of the Cascade Collegiate Conference track and field championship, Oregon Tech recorded three more individual championships, while the Owl javelin throwers on both sides helped the men and women to fourth place team finishes.
Tracy Filley won the women's high jump with a height of 5-1.
The Concordia University men earned the team championship for the fifth year in a row thanks to 10 individual champion performances and depth in many other events. The CU men tallied 274 points over the three-day event for the highest sum in meet history, breaking the previous high of 267 set by Western Oregon in 1999. Oregon Tech finished the meet with 84 points (4th place).
The Concordia women claimed the team championship for the fourth consecutive year behind 10 individual champions and a pair of wins in the relays. The CU women finished with 265 points while Oregon Tech recorded 76 points (4th place).
Oregon Tech’s Sarah Schelb won the women’s javelin with a toss of 147-4, with teammate Alyssa McClellan
Oregon Tech's Sarah Schelb earned the CCC title in the javelin with a throw of 147-4..
gaining a third place with a throw of 128-6. Both have now qualified for the NAIA National Meet in Marion, Indiana May 27-29.
Tracy Filley joined Schelb and Emilee Nehring as the other Oregon Tech women’s individual champion after a 5-1 effort in the women’s high jump. Filley tied two other competitors, but won the title with fewer misses during the event.
After a second-place showing in the 100 meter dash on Friday, Tech sprinter Rey Chavolla won the 200-meter dash on Saturday, crossing in 22.54 seconds. Chavolla was the only individual champion on the men’s side. Tech’s Kyle Gomez finished fifth in the event with a time of 22.65, while Ryan Howard gained eighth place crossing with a time of 23.12 seconds.
After a second-place showing in the 100-meter dash, Rey Chavolla brought home an individual championship in the 200 meter race on Saturday.
Oregon Tech gained a bulk of their points in the men’s javelin, as four of their athletes finished in the top-9 in the event. Bryant Sentman, the CCC’s top point gainer in the decathlon, led the way for Tech with a third place finish with a toss of 200-11. Sentman did not compete in the conference decathlon, concentrating his efforts on individual events at the conference meet. Sentman will head into the NAIA National Meet with his eye on a national championship in the decathlon. Kyle Gomez earned his way to the national meet with a qualifying throw in the javelin of 191-6, followed by Trevor Lundsten in sixth place (189-6 and Matt Stone in ninth with a distance of 170-2.
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