Track and Field Completes Second Day of Ward Haylett Invitational

Track and Field Completes Second Day of Ward Haylett Invitational

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The University of Missouri Track and Field squad completed Friday’s action at Kansas State’s Ward Haylett Invitational. Throughout the day, the Tigers claimed seven victories, 20 total podium positions and eight new personal bests.

Skylar Coffey highlighted the day for Mizzou, clinching the shot put by tallying a mark of 18.31m, slotting him into 10th position on MU’s all-time leaderboard in the event. 

In the men’s distance events, Angus Beer took care of business, crossing the line first in the 800m (1:52.39) and the 1500m (3:52.30). 

Led by Brianna Lee‘s effort of 2:09.93, the Tigers swept the podium in the women’s 800m run. Anneken Viljoen and Reilly Revord would follow suit to complete the medal placements, finishing in 2:10.02 and 2:10.35, respectively.

Missouri’s first win of the day came at the hands of Callan Saldutto, who launched a javelin throw of 66.79m.

Lastly, the Tigers earned a pair of victories in the 3000m Steeple. First, Isabelle Christiansen crossed the line in 11:06.32 to take the women’s heat, as she would be followed by Eddie Zuercher, who’s 9:20.10 standing was enough to win the men’s heat.

Missouri Track and Field is back in action tomorrow for the final day of the Ward Haylett Invitational, with the first gun going off at 11:00 a.m.

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