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Track & Field Teams Places 5th and 9th at Dr. Jack M. Toms Open

Megan Ruddlesden finished fifth in the long jump with a jump of 5.01m

Lynchburg, VA – The Glenville State men’s and women’s Track & Field teams competed at the Dr. Jack M. Toms Open on Saturday, March 17th.

On the women’s side Cindy Hillberry placed first in the discus throw with a distance of 34.95m, she also finished sixth in the shot put with a distance of 10.31m, and in the hammer throw her distance was 37.81m as she came in sixth.

In the long jump Megan Ruddlesden finished fifth with a jump of 5.01m while teammate Marteney Jacobs placed ninth with a jump of 4.84m.

Chelsea Stickelman finished seventh in the 3000 meter steeplechase with a time of 15:41.91.

Ruddlesden also placed 10th in the 100 meter dash with a time of 13.03.

Also for GSC Danielle Perkins placed third in the high jump with a height of 1.54m.

Tara Collins finished 11th in the javelin throw with a distance of 24.76m.

The Lady Pioneers finished in ninth place out of 16th at the meet.

On the men’s side Matty Porter finished in first place in the discus throw with a throw of 44.03m, Nicco Mills finished eighth with a distance of 36.96m, and Jared Shipe finished in 16th place with a throw of 34.37m.

Porter also placed third in the shot put with a distance of 13.88m, and Mills finished in 13th with a throw of 12.52m.

In the 1500 meter run TJ Abel finished in first with a time of 3:59.76, he also placed 16th in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:01.48.

Tyrease Brown finished third in the triple jump with a jump of 12.63m while Andre Johnson finished 11th with a jump of 11.96m.

In the long jump Jermine Allen placed 15th for the Pioneers with a jump of 5.86m.

William Sarine placed seventh in the pole vault with a height of 3.82m.

Also for GSC Boris Nimcevic finished eighth in the javelin throw with a throw of 48.24m.

The Pioneer men’s team finished fifth out of 17th.

Both teams will compete again on March 31st when they travel to Washington, PA to compete in the Washington & Jefferson Invitational.

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