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Track and Field Finishes in 3rd and 6th Place at Marietta Open Alumni Meet

The Glenville State College Men’s and Women’s track and field teams returned to Marietta after only a few weeks to take apart in the Marietta Open Alumni Meet on Friday, February 4th.

The women’s team competed hard as they finished overall 6th out of 12 teams, while the men placed 3rd overall.
On the women’s side Megan Ruddlesden came in 3rd in the 55 meter dash with a time of 7.63, she also placed 2nd in the 200 meter dash with a time of 27.62. Megan also came in 2nd in the long jump with a distance of 5.10m.
Despite Marteney Jacobs breaking her ankle on the day she still placed 2nd in the 55 meter hurdles,
While in the shot put Cindy Hillberry placed 2nd while Alicia Cayton placed 3rd.
For the men TJ Abel came in 1st in the 1 mile run with a time of 4:27.70, while Dustin Wood came in 2nd with a time of 16:08.15.
Mario Wright placed 4th in the 55 meter hurdles, he also placed 4th in the high jump, while Jordan Swiger took 3rd in the high jump.
Swiger also took 2nd place in the triple jump with a distance of 12.85m.
Matty Porter took 3rd place in the shot put and placed 1st in the weight throw.
The track and field teams will return to action on February 19th when they travel to Kent State Univesity.
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