WSU Track and Field



Winona State scored 268 points to win the Warrior Open on Friday afternoon in Winona. The 4x100 meter relay team improved on their school record time, winning in 46.38 seconds. Several top-ten program marks fell for Winona State. The Warriors won nine events on the day.

 

Taylor Juresh, Tamika Tucker, Brittany Schyvinck and Seidl took home first in the 4x100 meter relay with a time of 46.38 seconds, besting their previous school record of 46.68 seconds. The Warriors rank 21st in the nation.

 

Megan Seidl won the 400 meters in 54.61 seconds, beating out her teammates Johnna Patterson and Alexandra Hutchison. Her time was the second fastest in WSU history, besting her previous time of 55.11 recorded in 2016. She ranks ninth in nation with her new time.

 

In the long jump, Hailey Deschaine was the champion after her jump of 5.80 meters/19-0.5 feet. Juresh was second with a jump of 5.77 meters/18-11.25 feet. Juresh now has the third best long jump in WSU history. Tamika Tucker took third with a jump of 5.74 meters/18-10 feet, the fourth best jump in school history. Amanda Schaefer jumped 5.67 meters/18-7.25 feet and is now sixth all-time. Ashley Sprain jumped 5.51 meters/18-1 feet to set the ninth best mark in WSU history. Haley Reinke had the 10th best jump in WSU history, marking at 5.51 meters/18-1 feet.

 

Amanda Schaefer jumped 1.65 meters/5-5 feet to win the high jump. Her jump tied for the fifth best in program history. Schaefer's jump is tied for the fifth best in WSU history.

 

The Warriors swept the discus, led by Kathleen Taylor who threw 47.38 meters/158-9 feet. Heather Buckler was second and Erin Bramble was third. Taylor's throw is the fourth best in WSU history and 15th in the country.

 

Buckler and Breanna Perron both threw 13.95 meters/45-9.25 feet in the shot put to tie for best throw on the day. Perron is now seventh all-time and 33rd in the country.

 

Amanda Letsinger won the 100 meter hurdles in a time of 15.41 seconds. Her time was a .04 improvement from earlier this year, a time that is 10th in WSU history.

 

Kari Schneiss took first in the 400 meter hurdles in a time of 1:03.48.

 

Madeline Tompach won the 800 meters with her time of 2:16.56.

 

Ali Skluzacek was second in the 100 meters, crossing the line in 12.93 seconds.

 

In the 1500 meters McKenzie Carper had a time of 4:57.74 to take second place.

 

Erin Perkins took second in the hammer with her throw of 55.06 meters/180-08 feet.

 

Alexandria Schmidt was the second in the javelin, throwing 35.23 meters/115-07 feet.


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