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OSU Track & Field Opens 2022 With Solid Performance at Arkansas Invitational

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Oklahoma State Track & Field traveled to Fayetteville, Ark., For the second time this season to compete in the Arkansas Invitational on Saturday.

Triston Read, Ryan Schoppe and Heidi Demeo highlighted a successful first meet of the new year by winning their respective individual events (800m run, Men’s and Women’s Mile).

Schoppe dominated the men’s mile from start to finish, breaking under the four-minute mark for the first time in his career and setting the tenth-fastest mile time in program history with a time of 3: 58.71. Following Schoppe was Will Muirhead, who placed 3rd and Alex Stitt in 4th. Shea Foster finished in 7th to put four Cowboys in the top 10.

Demeo also dominated in the women’s mile, winning the race by five seconds while shattering her previous personal-best mile time by over eight seconds on the day. Just behind Demeo was Colleen Stegmann coming in 3rd and finishing in 4: 51.74

Read won the men’s 800m with a dramatic last-corner pass while also recording a personal-best time of 1: 52.34.

In the women’s 1000m, Stephanie Moss led the Cowgirls finishing 2nd in 2: 52.88. Sivan Auerbach was next to cross the finish line in 4th and Krystal Rodriguez in 6th.

The Cowgirls filled up the leaderboard in the women’s 600m, grabbing six of the top seven places with Gabija Galvydyte followed by Michaela Travers, Jinah Mickens-Malik, Nicolette Dixon, Lilly Lavier, and Mackenzie Michael. Galvydyte finished 0.07 seconds behind the eventual winner after nearly chasing her down in the last 100 meters.

Tori Ortiz was another Cowgirl to finish in the top 10, placing 7th in the women’s 400m dash. She finished in 56.88.

Maddie Meiner placed 9th in the women’s 60m hurdles with a time of 9.01. She was followed by 19th place Annie Molenhouse which put two Cowgirls in the top 20 and one in the top 10.

Meiner put her name in the top 10 for the second time on the day in the women’s high jump. She landed in 3rd with a jump of 1.68m.

Bailey Golden led the Cowgirls in the women’s long jump. She recorded a jump of 5.80m followed by 8th place Olivija Vaitaityte and 10th place Allison Bliss to round out the top 10. Also getting their names on the board were India Morgan, Sydney Ritter, Sanye Ford and Sara Byers, putting seven Cowgirls in the top 25.

There were two Cowboy top 15 finishers in the men’s Long jump. Jacob Belin came in 8th followed by 12th place Max Braht, with distances of 6.73 and 6.51m, respectively.

In the men’s weight throw, Zac Robbins came in 3rd and teammate Sam Mason placed 5th with marked distances of 17.99m and 17.16m, respectively.

Ariadni Adamopoulou finished 3rd in the women’s pole vault with a height of 4.10m. Hannah Bradford landed a 2nd place finish in women’s weight with a throw of 18.70m.

The Cowboys and Cowgirls will compete again next weekend at the Red Raider Open on Jan. 21 in Lubbock, Texas, and the JD Martin Invitational in Norman on Jan.22.

For more information on the Cowboys and Cowgirls, continue to check back with okstate.com.

Men’s Individual Results
Long Jump
8. Jacob Belin – 6.73m / 22 ‘.96 “
12. Max Braht – 6.51m / 21 ‘4.30 “

60 Meters Hurdles
22. Max Braht – 8.82
23. Jacob Belin – 8.96

Weight Throw
3. Zac Robbins – 17.99m / 59 ‘.27 “
5. Sam Mason – 17.16m / 56 ‘3.59 “

800 Meter Run
1. Triston Read – 1: 52.34

High Jump
9. Adam Borgerding – 1.90m / 6 ‘2.80 “

Mile
1. Ryan Schoppe – 3: 58.71
3. Will Muirhead – 4: 05.70
4. Alex Stitt – 4: 05.74
7. Shea Foster – 4: 11.22
13. Daniel Nickell – 4: 17.35
14. Wyatt Landis – 4: 17.46

Women’s Individual Results
High Jump
3. Maddie Meiner – 1.68m / 5 ‘6.14 “

Long Jump
6. Bailey Golden – 5.80m / 19 ‘.35 “
8. Olivija Vaitaityte – 5.71m / 18 ‘8.80 “
10. Allison Bliss – 5.33m / 17 ‘5.84 “
11. India Morgan – 5.32m / 17 ‘5.45 “
13. Sydney Ritter – 5.28m / 17 ‘3.87 “
16. Sanye Ford – 5.19m / 17 ‘.33 “
23. Sara Byers – 4.78m / 15 ‘8.19 “

Shot Put
12. Annie Molenhouse – 10.60m / 34 ‘9.32 “

60 Meters Hurdles
9. Maddie Meiner – 9.01
18. Annie Molenhouse – 9.94

400 Meter Throw
7. Tori Ortiz – 56.88

600 Meter Run
2. Gabija Galvydyte – 1: 29.19
3. Michaela Travers – 1: 32.44
4. Jinah Mickens-Malik – 1: 33.12
5. Nicolette Dixon – 1: 33.28
6. Lilly Lavier – 1: 36.04
7. Mackenzie Michael – 1: 40.16

Pole Vault
3. Ariadni Adamopoulou – 4.10m / 13 ‘5.42 “
Brooke Bayles – NH
Michaella Atteberry – NH

1000 Meter Run
2. Stephanie Moss – 2: 52.88
4. Sivan Auerbach – 2: 53.35
6. Krystal Rodriguez – 2: 55.77

Weight Throw
2. Hannah Bradford – 18.70m / 61 ‘4.22 ”
6. Johnna Orange – 15.46m / 50 ‘8.66 “

200 Meter Dash
5. Christina Ollison – 24.37

Mile
1. Heidi Demeo – 4: 45.16
3. Colleen Stegmann – 4: 51.74
9. Natalia Cleveland – 5: 05.69
13. Emily Forster – 5: 13.01
14. Katie North – 5: 16.92
15. Amelia Jauregui – 5: 27.10
18. Molly Humes – 5: 33.94

4×400 Relay
3. Christina Ollison, Gabija Galvydyte, Tori Ortiz, Jinah Mickens-Malik – 3: 44.07
6. Stephanie Moss, Sivan Auerbach, Lilly Lavier, Mackenzie Michael – 3: 57.72
7. Megan Mann, Maddie Molenhouse, Bailey Golden, Olivija Vaitaityte – 3: 59.37


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