FINDLAY, Ohio - Sashawna Bennett won the women's 60-meter
hurdles and Kaleb Schweiger set a new school record in the men's
pole vault to highlight Lake Superior State's showing Saturday at
the Findlay Oiler Invitational indoor track and field meet.
Bennett won the 60-meter hurdles in :08.89 and met the NCAA
Provisional Qualifying Time. She also placed fourth in the
200-meter dash (:26.52).
Schweiger set a new school indoor pole vault mark of 4.45 meters
and placed third. Robert Valdez finished second in the men's high
jump with an NCAA Provisional Qualifying height of 2.07 meters.
Jeremy Braman was fourth in the high jump at 1.97 meters.
Sean Suehr (:52.10), Spencer Montcastle (:52.22) and Yazin
Joseph (:52.65) placed second, fourth and fifth, respectively, in
the men's 400-meter dash. Oshane Thomas was third in the 200 with a
time of :22.69.
Fourth-place finishes for the Laker men went to Justin Balczak
in the 60-meter hurdles (:08.41) and Braman in the high jump (1.97
meters). Ben Deuling was fifth in the mile run (4:23.30), as was
Balczak, Thomas, Dan Bell and Joseph in the 4x400-meter relay
(3:32.26), Balczak in the long jump (6.70 meters), and Robert
Gallinger in the triple jump (11.94 meters).
Braman placed sixth in the long jump (6.64 meters), while Justin
Dieck was seventh in the shot put (15.50 meters). Brandon Hein in
the 800-meter run (2:03.84) and Ryan Rogers in the 3,000-meter run
(9:30.71) were eighth.
For the Laker women, Jasmine Mata finished fourth in the
60-meter dash (:07.97) and fifth in the 200-meter dash (:26.54).
Margaret Beal was third in the triple jump with a distance of 9.92
meters, and Caroline Strasser was fifth (9.73 meters). Strasser was
sixth (4.76 meters) and Beal seventh (4.71 meters) in the long
Jessica Allen placed sixth in the women's mile run in 5:45.91.
Kelsey Lewis was 10th in the 3,000-meter run (11.42.64), while
Casey Shafer was 11th.