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Several Griffins set school records at Colorado Mines meet

FILE: Track and cross country athlete Tony Nickerson, running the 800-meter event at the Weber State University track and cross country meet in Nov. 2018. (Photo courtesy Tony Nickerson)

Several Griffins set school records for Westminster College at the Track and Field meet held at Colorado Mines Friday and Saturday. Other athletes also placed in other events.

Check out the results from the meet below:

  • Men’s distance medley relay team (Tony Nickerson, Ryan Murphy, Aiden Urban, and Paul Matthews) set a new school record of 10:39 and placed third overall.
  • Women’s distance medley relay team (Courtney McAlindon, Madison Hooper, Josi Johnson, and Katie Scott) placed second overall.
  • Hannah Rohrer-Fitzhugh placed second in the 5k with a time of 18:46. This is the second best time in school history.
  • Lauren Cobabe set a new school record in the long jump with a jump length of 5.50m and placed fourth overall.
  • Aiden Urban ran a NCAA Division Two provisional qualifying mark. He is the first athlete to qualify provisionally in Westminster’s history as an NCAA institution.  

The track team will return to compete at Idaho State University at the Mountain State Games Friday and Saturday.

Sports coverage by The Forum is created in part through a partnership with the Westminster College Athletics Program.

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Cami Mondeaux
Cami Mondeaux is a senior communication major with a minor in sociology. Passionate about journalism, Cami has worked in the field for three years – completing internships at KSL NewsRadio, KUER 90.1 NPR Utah and The Washington Diplomat in Washington, D.C. She now covers breaking news for KSL NewsRadio with a focus on the 2020 election. Cami is excited to bring her skills to The Forum for her second year as editor-in-chief.

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