Two qualify for track nationals
Jazmyn Webster and Cody Hunt qualified individually for nationals this weekend at the Fort Hays Quad in Hays, Kan.
Webster, sophomore of Cheyenne, Wyo., jumped for 5 feet, 9 and three-fourths inches in the high jump event to break her own school record.
Hunt, junior of Lingle, Wyo., threw the shot put 59 feet, 10 and one-half inches to break the school record of 59 feet, 7 inches he set two weeks prior. Hunt also placed fifth in the discus with a throw of 149 feet, 5 inches.
Kaelie Jelden, junior of Eaton, Colo., achieved second place in the pole vault with a career best of 11 feet, 5 and three-fourths inches.
On the track, Dean Francis, sophomore of Montego Bay, Jamaica won the 200 meter sprint and Phil Rivera, junior of Apple Valley, Calif., won the 400 meter race. Chadron placed fourth in both team standings for women’s and men’s.
The Eagles compete on the road today against South Dakota Mines in Rapid City, S.D., and again Saturday in Laramie, Wyo., at the Snowball Open.