Foresters compete at Taylor Invite

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2009-02-07
The Foresters competed in a non-scored indoor track meet at Taylor University on Saturday. The men claimed four first place finishes and the women brought home two.

On the men's side, Lucas Beach won the shot put with a toss of 16.39m and was third in the weight throw with a mark of 14.98m. Matthias Haller ran a 1:57.75 800 meter for the win. Dan Lindbloom crossed first in the 3000 meter with a time of 8:52.22 with teammate Joseph Herber right behind him in second with a time of 8:53.93. Joseph Njeri took the 5000 meter in 15:32.26.

Other top five finishers included Joseph Mills in the pole vault (4th, 3.97m) and Kameron Bailey in the 400 meter (5th, 51.99).

In women's action, Bethany McGraw and Jill Roughia paced the women with individual first place finishes. McGraw won the 200 meter in 26.58 and she finished second in the long jump (5.27m) and fourth in the triple jump (10.15m). Roughia took first in the 1000 meter with a time of 3:13.64.

Other top five finishers included Josann Schoeff in the 55 meter dash (7.69) and Cassie Lehman in the 55 hurdles (9.17).

 
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