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Track athletes set two new records, secure 18 Top-10 rankings

First-year track athlete Flore Elliot competes during the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships Feb. 28. Elliott set a personal best in the 60M with a time of 8.59s. (Photo Courtesy: Eric Stephens)

Westminster’s men’s and women’s indoor track and field competed at the RMAC Championships Friday and Saturday.

The women’s team finished in 10th place overall, scoring 12 points. Sophomore Grace Cobabe finished third in the pentathlon, setting a personal record. Cobabe also secured another personal record in the high jump with 1.60M.

Junior Katie Scott finished sixth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:20.35s. Scott also placed with the women’s distance medley team — first-year student Courtney McAlindon, sophomore Madison Hooper, first-year Emily Worline and Scott — finishing in seventh place.

The other women’s relay team (Hooper, Worline, first-year Josii Johnson and Scott) , running the 4×400, finished in eighth place.

The women’s team set two program records, and additional five top-three times and six more top-10 times and marks. Sophomore Natalie McAllister set a personal best in the high jump, and first-year Flore Elliott set a personal best in the 60M with a time of 8.59s.

The men’s team finished in 11th overall with 7 points and set two top-three program times and an additional three top-10 times and marks. Junior Aiden Urban finished third in the 800M with a time of 1:54.95s to score all the Griffins’ points.

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

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Cami Mondeaux is a senior communication major with a minor in sociology. She’s worked in journalism for three years completing several internships in radio as well as a print internship stationed in Washington, D.C. Now, Cami works as a reporter and digital content producer for KSL NewsRadio covering breaking news and local government. When she doesn’t have her nose stuck in the headlines, Cami enjoys listening to podcasts, drinking iced coffee and continuing her quest to find the tastiest burrito in Salt Lake City.

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