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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
Cami Mondeaux is a junior communication major with a minor in sociology. Cami got her start as a reporter for the City Journals and spent two separate semesters interning at KSL NewsRadio and KUER 90.1 NPR Utah. She now works as a digital content producer for KSL NewsRadio and hopes to one day report on national politics. Cami is excited to bring her skills to The Forum for a second year on staff.

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