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Missouri Southern Sports

January 26, 2013

Three Lion shot putters reach provisionals

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Missouri Southern shined in the shot put, earning three provisional marks at the Jayhawk Classic indoor track and field meet.

From the Lions’ men’s squad, Dustin Green and Seth Hackney finished fifth and sixth, respectively, on Friday in Lawrence. Meanwhile, Missouri Southern’s Kylie Cornman took sixth in the women’s division of the shot put.

Green had a distance of 53-3.75, moving just ahead of teammate Evan Moore on the national list at 15th. Hackney recorded a distance of 51-9.75.

Cornman improved her provisional mark with a distance of 46-1.25 for 14th-best nationally.

In the men’s weight throw, Moore was sixth with a distance of 55-5.75. Green placed 13th.

Michael Juergens earned a provisional in the pole vault with a 10th-place height of 16-1.25. Clark Tanksley was seventh in the high jump at 6-6.75.

Darion Boure was seventh in the triple jump with a provisional mark of 47-5.

Andrew Webster took second in the mile with a time of 4:20.49, just two-tenths of a second behind Southwest Baptist’s Trenton Morris.

Jazz Allen was seventh in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.51 seconds. Anthony Price, who took 11th, was two-tenths of a second shy of a provisional mark in the 200 meters with a 22.91.

Sydney Potts won the open session of the women’s 800 meters with a time of 2.18.74. Potts narrowly missed a provisional mark but improved her previous best of 2:20.

Melanie Bower was 10th in the pole vault with a height of 11-7.75, while Sydney Haase was 13th in the same height.

Lauren Baehr was fifth in the 3,000 meters in 10:50.97. Amber White was eighth in the 400 meters with a time of 1:00.38.

Emily Weldin was fourth in the 600 yard at 1:30.48, and Whitney Hardy was seventh in the 1,000 meters.

Jasmin Hughes just missed a provisional mark, while placing seventh in the 200 meters.

Missouri Southern will host the MSSU Lion Invite on Friday and Saturday at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

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