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Track & field athlete breaks another school record

Westminster College junior DJ Matthews sits on the inside of the track during a meet at the Idaho State University Mountain State Games in Pocatello, Idaho, Feb. 8. (Photo courtesy Eric Stephens)

The Westminster College track & field team broke another school record at its meet at Weber State University Feb. 14-15. Several other athletes placed in the top 10 for their respective events.

Tyler Shea set a new school record in the men’s weight throw, placing 7th overall at the meet. He threw a 14.48M to break the previous record.

Other Top 10 finishes from the meet are below:

Women’s team

  • Madison Hooper: 4th place in 400M dash (1:00.38)
  • Emily Worline: 8th place in 400M dash (1:02.76)
  • Josli Johnson: 9th place in 400M dash (1:03.96)
  • Katie Scott: 8th place in the mile run (5:18.36)
  • Natalie McAllister: 4th place in 55M hurdles (8.64s)
  • Natalie McAllister: 7th place in the high jump (1.48M)

Men’s team

  • Lasana Trawally: 7th place in 200M dash (24.17s)
  • Justus Kjellander: 7th place in 400M dash (52.70s)
  • Ryan Murphy: 10th place in 800M run (2:02.76)
  • DJ Matthews: 10th place in the mile run (4:27.52)
  • DJ Matthews: 10th place in 3,000M run (8:59.65)
  • 4x400M Relay Team (Skyler Hobbs, DJ Matthews, Payton Olsen, Nicholas Roach): 4th place (3:56.55)
  • Max Mertz: 6th place in long jump (5.73M)
  • Zach Stanton: 3rd place in triple jump (12.84M)
  • Blake Katona: 9th place in weight throw (13.23M)

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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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