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Rocky track and field women 5th, men 6th at Blue Hawks Games

Posted at 4:20 PM, Apr 20, 2019

(Editor’s note: RMC Athletics release)

DICKINSON, N.D. – Rocky Mountain College’s track and field teams posted several first place finishes and broken school records at the Blue Hawk Games in Dickinson, N.D.

The women’s track and field teams finished in fifth among nine teams with a score of 74.5.

The Battlin’ Bears recorded the two fastest times in the women’s 800m. Corinne Hamilton finished first with a time of 2:26.22 while teammate Carrie Cota took second with 2:28.67.

Hamilton and Cota with Bailey Bard and Jatinas Sattoriva took first in the women’s 4×400 relay. Finishing nearly 20 seconds ahead of Minot State in second place, the team ran a time of 4:23.70.

Running the women’s 1500m in 5:05.89, Ruth Chepsat recorded the women’s third first place performance.

Selina Angel once again put her name in the school’s record book with two broken records. Finishing in eighth, the freshman broke Cota’s school record in the women’s 100 hurdles with a personal best time of 16.15. She also extended her own record in the women’s pole vault with a distance of 3.35m/10’11.75″ on a seventh place finish.

The men’s track and field placed sixth in a field of 11 with a score of 49.

Finishing first in a field of 15, Michael Lee once again extended his school record in the men’s shot put with a distance of 15.11m/49’7″. Lee also took third in the men’s discus with a distance of 41.27m/135’5″ and sixth in the men’s hammer throw with a distance of 41.52m/136’3″.

Konolly Shane broke his own school record in the men’s javelin with a mark of 45.90m.

The men’s 4×800 relay team finished first over regional rival Dickinson State on a time of 8:04.21. The men’s 4×100 relay team finished fourth on a time of 43.80.

Brenden Leaming missed out on breaking his own school record in the men’s 100m by a hundredth of a second. The senior finished in third on a time of 10.78.