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Track & Field sets NCAA provisional mark; breaks more school records

The Westminster College track team competes at BYU and ISU in early January. During its meet Feb. 7-8, the Griffins set several new school records and one NCAA provisional time. (Photo courtesy Westminster XC+T Instagram Page)

The Westminster College Track & Field team continued breaking school records at the Mountain State Games meet in Pocatello, Idaho over the weekend.

The team competed Friday and Saturday with several athletes setting new school records and student Tony Nickerson setting an NCAA provisional mark for the 800M.

A provisional mark means the athlete will be considered by the NCAA for a place in the national meet. Nickerson set a provisional mark with a
1:53.40s time in the 800M.

The men’s team set four new school records:

  • Lasana Trawally: 60M with a 7.11s time
  • Tony Nickerson: 800M with 1:53.40s (NCAA provisional)
  • DJ Matthews: Mile with 5:24.27s
  • DJ Matthews: 5K with 15:18.92s

The men’s team also had three athletes score in the top three for their individual events:

  • Tony Nickerson: 2nd place in 400M with 50.07s
  • Aiden Urban: 3rd place in 400M with 50.09s
  • Zach Stanton: 2nd place in triple jump with 6.16M

The women’s team set two new school records:

  • Katie Scott: 800M with 2:19.64s
  • Relay team (Madison Hooper, Emily Worline, Courtney McAlindon, Katie Scott): 4×400 with 4:10.62s

The women’s team had two athletes finish in the top three for their individual events:

  • Madison Hooper: 3rd place in the 400M with 1:00.03
  • Grace Cobabe: Long jump with 5.30M

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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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