College Station, Texas. — Mizzou Track & Field ended day one of the SEC Indoor Championships with 15 new personal records and three athletes qualifying for the finals on day two of the meeting.
Martin Prodanov (Plovdiv, Bulgaria) and Marquette Wilhite (Warrensburg, Mo.) both qualified for the men’s 1-mile final, finishing 7th and 10th, respectively. Wilhite hired a new PR and a Mizzou finished 10th in the indoor record with a time of 4:03.89, while Prodanov ran a time of 4:03.40. Melissa Mengini (Fenton, Mo.) qualified for the women’s 1-mile final and placed 7th with a time of 4:41.89.
Savanna Nevels (Streetsboro, Ohio) and Rondajai Washington (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) finished second and third in the Mizzou indoor record book for the women’s 200m Times 23.91 and 24.02. Nevels also posted a new PR and ninth place in the indoor school with a time of 7.70 in the 60m.
Mitchell Weber (Saint Clair, Minn.) set a new personal best with 20.88 m (68-6) in the men’s weight throw, moving to fifth all-time in the Mizzou indoor record book. Ayele Gerken (Dörentrup, Germany) set her third indoor school record with a jump of 6.21 m (20-4 ½) in the women’s long jump.
Mizzou continues his competition tomorrow at the SEC Indoor Championships. Action begins at 1:15 pm CT with the women’s high jump. Track events begin at 4:10 p.m. CT with The women’s 1 mile and meet ends at 7:10 p.m. with the men’s 4x400m relay
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Mizzou Results – Multi-Events
Pentathlon, (W) — Isabella Sokolova (3,069 points)
60m hurdles: 8.70 (974 points) PR
High jump: NH (0 points)
shot put: 10.67 m (35 ¼) (573 points)
long jump: 5.73 m (18-9 ¾) (768 points)
800m run: 2:25.20 (754 points)
Mizzou Entries – Field Events
Weight Throw, Prelims/Finals, (W) — 10 Sydney Oberdiek19.37 m (6-6 ¾) // Foul. Emile Staufer
Long jump, preliminary round/final, (W) — 6. Ayele Gerken6.21m (20-4½) PR (3rd place in school interior history)
Weight Throw, Prelims/Finals, (M) — 6. Mitchell Weber, 20.88m (68-6) PR (5th in school interior history)
Mizzou Results – Track Events
1 Mile, Preliminary Lap, (W) — 7. Melissa Mengini4:41.89 Q
1 Mile, Preliminary Lap, (M) — 7. Martin Prodanov4:03.40, Q // 10. Marquette Wilhite4:03.89 PR, (10th place in School Interior History) Q // 12. Davis Helmerich4:04.47 PR // 15. Angus beer4:05.43 PR // 23. Trevor Peiman, 4:11.89PR // 24. JackWarner4:14.37
60m, pre-run, (W) — 30 Savanna Nevels7.70 PR (9th in school interior history)
400m, pre-run, (W) — DNF. Rondajai Washington
400m, pre-run, (M) — 25 Jacob Brunsmann48.53 // 26. Jayson Ashford48.74 // 27. Isaiah Vigliano49.01 PR // 29. Blake Hays49.51
800m, pre-run, (M) — fifteen. Matthew Harding1:52.00 // 18. Johnny Martin1:54.11 PR
60m hurdles, preliminary heat, (M) — 18 Zachary Charles8.38
5,000 m, final, (W) — 20 Mikayla Reed17:11.67 PR // 22. Jenna Schwartz17:14.72
200m, pre-run, (W) — 19 Savanna Nevels23.91 PR (2nd in school history) // 21. Rondajai Washington02/24 PR (3rd place in school interior history)
5,000 m, final, (M) — 22 BlakeMorris15:00.74
200m, pre-run, (M) — 21 Jayson Ashford21.38 // 29. Blake Hays21.84 PR // 30. Isaiah Vigliano22.00 PR
4000 m DMR, final, (M) — DNF. Davis Helmerich, Martin Prodanov, Jacob Brunsman, Angus beer
4000m DMR, Final (W) — 10 Savanna Nevels, Reilly Revord, Melissa Mengini, Kelsey Swiss11:37.07