Track: Pearson first at CSB-SJU Invite
Minnesota Morris track and field hit the road again Saturday, Feb. 10 for a meet at the CSB-SJU Invitational in Collegeville.
Justin Pearson shone for the men again as he crossed the finish line in first place in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.05. He also placed fourth in the 400 meters at 52.30.
Other top finishers for the men included:
Aboubakar Doumbouya - 200 meters - 23.78 - 4th
Doumbouya - 400 meters - 52.35 - 5th
Tyler Sassenberg - 3000 meters - 9:26.92 - 5th
Cole Kvistero - 60-meter hurdles - 9.07 - 4th
Kvistero - long jump - 18-feet, 11.75-inches - 5th
Trent Merkins - shot put - 43-feet, 8-inches - 6th
Merkins - weight throw - 45-feet, 9.25-inches - 6th
For the women, Katherine Novak (5:37.05 in the mile run) and Emily Ciesynski (9.84 in the 60-meter hurdles) had the top individual Cougar finishes with fourth place times.
Other top Cougar finishers included:
Emily Ciesynski - 200 meters - 27.67 - 6th
Alexa Yeager - 800 meters - 2:45.40 - 9th
Paige Stearns - 3000 meters - 11:49.81 - 5th
Kate Livermore - 60-meter hurdles - 9.98 - 6th
Jessica Bliese - shot put - 34-feet, 9-inches - 6th
Sierra Paske - weight throw - 42-feet, 11-inches - 6th
The Cougars next compete Friday at the South Dakota State Last Chance Meet.