Loggers open outdoor season with individual wins

Loggers open outdoor season with individual wins

TACOMA, Washington – The Puget Sound men's and women's track team opened up the outdoor season with several individual wins as it hosted the Quad Meet on Saturday afternoon.

As a team, the Logger women finished in fourth (75 points) while Whitworth placed first (191 points). The Logger men's team finished second (99 points) and Whitworth won the men's title (232 points).


Individually, Allanah Whitehall left her competitors in the dust as she won the 100m (12.20) by nearly a second and 200m (25.15) by almost two seconds.

Tori Klein came in second in the women's 10,000m (39:20.03) finishing ahead of several division II athletes. Elizabeth King also had a second place finish for the Logger women. She cleared 3.35m (10-11.75) in the pole vault.

On the men's side, Tyler Shipley won the 10,000m in 31:27.60, while Justin Higa finished one minute behind him (32:28.27) for third.

Joshua Seekatz came away with a second place finish in the men's 3000m steeplechase (9:52.27) while teammate, James Markin, finished behind him for third (10:08.33).

In the field events, Chris Bueno cleared 1.90 (6-02.75) in fewer attempts to finish first in the high jump. Steven Branham took home two third place finishes, one in the long jump (6.24m – 20.05.75) and one in the high jump (1.85m – 6-00.75).

The outdoor season continues as Puget Sound heads to the Pacific Lutheran Invitational next Saturday, March 14 with the first event getting underway at 11am.



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