Indoor Track & Field Closes Out Weekend At Gladstein Invitational|
Jan. 21, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Kathy Klump picked up a win in the invitational 800 meters with a run of 2:08.27 on the final day of competition at the Gladstein Invitational in Bloomington, Ind.
Klump ran 2:08.27 to win the invitational 800 meters, outdistancing the second place finisher by three seconds. Jenna Heaton had a seventh-place finish with her time of 2:15.58.
Jalisa Jarrett clocked 1:37.12 to place sixth overall in the invitational 600 meters.
Dominique Best ran in the 800 meter event and placed 36th with her time of 2:39.51.
In the 4x400 relay, the 'A' group of Portis, Jarrett, Cotten and Rhodes clocked 3:53.18 to win its heat and take fifth-place overall. The 'B' quartet of Harding, Sanders, Gordon and Good finished in 4:13.54 to place 16th.
In the long jump, Cotten (5.84 meters/19-02.00) was second, Portis was on her heels in third (5.65 meters/18-06.50), Edley finished in a tie for ninth (5.32 meters/17-05.50), Dominique Best took 15th (5.27 meters/17-03.50) and Tessa Parks placed 22nd (5.00 meters/16-05.00).
In the weight throw, Mekayla Breland won flight 1 with a toss of 13.19 meters (43-03.25), placing 26th overall. Frida Akerstrom took third in flight 3 ahead of Jessica Molyet in sixth place with throws of 15.36 meters (50.04.75) and 14.66 meteres (48-01.25), respectively. Akerstrom was 13th overall and Molyet grabbed 17th place.
The Bearcats return to action next weekend, taking part in the Rod McCravy Open in Lexington, Ky. on Friday, Jan. 27 and Saturday, Jan. 28.