Track & Field Completes Action at Chicagoland Championships|
April 12, 2014
Romeoville, Ill. – The men’s and women’s track & field teams concluded competition at the Chicagoland Championships Saturday evening. The women’s squad finished seventh with 54 points, and the men’s team compiled a total of 73 points finishing third.
The women were dominated on the track by freshman Imani Dixon during her second-place performance in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:00.56.
Teammate Tess Ehrhardt placed fourth in the 1,500-meter run crossing the finish line in 4:46.91.
In the field, Latreesha Washington took home third-place in the pole vault with a mark of 3.35 meter. Teammate Ariel Gibbs earned a mark of 5.67 meters in the long jump.
Junior, Lauren Lindholm competed in the 10,000-meter run finishing in third-place with a competitive time of 36:55.97.
Seyi Ogunleye finished with competitive marks in both the long jump and triple jump. In the long jump, Ogunleye placed second with a mark of 7.05 meters, and first-place in the triple jump leaping 14.55 meters.
The Flames will continue competition on April, 19 as they compete in the DePaul Invitational and Musco Invitational.