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GSC Track & Field Participates in the Marietta Open

Marteney Jacobs placed fourth in the 55 meter hurdles, finished eighth in the long jump, and placed third in the triple jump with a jump.

Marteney Jacobs placed fourth in the 55 meter hurdles, finished eighth in the long jump, and placed third in the triple jump with a jump.

Marietta, OH – On Friday afternoon the Glenville State College men’s and women’s Track & Field teams traveled to Marietta, Ohio as they competed in the Marietta Open # 3.

For the women Meghan Ruddlesden finished third in the 55 meter dash with a time 7.60, she also placed sixth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 28.15.

Nicole Himes finished third in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:04.06 while Kelsey Flinn finished seventh with a time of 1:11.83.

Marteney Jacobs placed fourth in the 55 meter hurdles with a time of 9.06. Jacobs also finished eighth in the long jump with a jump of 4.87m, and placed third in the triple jump with a jump of 10.15m.

Danielle Perkins finished second in the high jump with a jump of 1.57m

In the women’s shot put Cindy Hillberry finished first for GSC with a throw of 11.94m, she placed third in the weight throw with a throw of 12.49m.

“The women competed very well this afternoon and are looking ready for the outdoor season,” stated Head Coach Cam Perry.

On the men’s side David Sowell finished seventh in the 200 meter dash with a time of 23.97 while teammates Seth Aldridge finished 13th and Antwan Stewart finished 14th.

In the 400 meter dash Boris Nimcevic placed fifth with a time of 55.01 while Seth Aldridge finished 6th with a time of 55.29.

TJ Abel finished third in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:03.04; he also finished third in the one mile run with a time of 4:26.39.

Chris Hunter placed fifth in the 5000 meter run with a time of 18:02.90.

In the high jump Jordan Swiger finished second with a jump of 1.87m while Jakhire Murphy finished third for the Pioneers.

Cody Masters finished second in the men’s pole vault with a jump of 3.97m while William Sarine placed third with a jump of 3.82m.

In the men’s long jump Jakhire Murphy finished third with a jump of 6.41m, while D’Andre Johnson placed sixth with a jump of 6.17m, and Jermine Allen finished seventh with a jump 6.13m.

Tyrease Brown finished second in the triple jump with a jump of 12.55m.

In the shot put Matty Porter finished fifth while Nicco Miles finished sixth. Porter threw a 13.64m while Mills throw a 13.00m. Porter also finished third in the weight throw with a throw of 14.46m.

“The men’s team has shown real improvement and I think we are going to have a very successful outdoor season,” said Head Coach Cam Perry.

The Track & Field teams return to action February, 18th when they travel to Kent State.

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