ALMA, Mich. – The Adrian College track & field team competed in the MIAA Jamboree on Saturday. The Bulldogs had a strong showing as the women placed fifth and the men placed sixth.
The hurdles for the men saw Ty Calvin place seventh in the 110m hurdles with a time of 16.90.
The jumps were led by Scott Campbell as he placed first in the high jump with a jump of 1.90m.
The pole vault saw Brad Billings take fourth place with a 4.10m effort.
The throws for the men were led by William Simon as he placed second in the discus (41.06m). Simon also placed ninth in the hammer throw (38.59m) and Scott Campbell placed fifth in the javelin (45.40).
The sprinters for the women were led by Rachel Dolphin who took second place in the 100m dash (13.05). Jazmine Brown followed closely as she placed third (13.07) and Amanda Glass placed sixth (13.57). Dolphin also placed sixth in the 200m dash with a time of 27.08.
The jumps were led by Sarah Luma as she recorded a first place in the high jump with a 1.58m effort. Natalie Modes placed fifth in the long jump with a jump of 4.78m
The pole vault saw Megan Lee place fourth with a 2.45m effort.
The throws for women were led by Makaela Spence as she took third place in the shot put with a throw of 11.52m. Haley Eubank placed sixth with a throw of 10.80m. Eubank also placed fourth in the discus (32.90m) and sixth in hammer throw (35.84) while Courtney Parmele placed sixth in the discus (30.57). Cassandra Leese placed fifth in the javelin (27.53m) and Linzee Springer placed eighth (23.40m).
Coach James Larson commented about his team's effort over the weekend, "the jamboree was a great meet that is preparing us for the conference championship three weeks from now. We had 56 season best performances across the board for the team. We still have some work to do, but this team is really fired up for the home stretch of the track season. The commitment, dedication and the hard work that this team has put in all year is starting to pay off and it is showing. I am really excited for the next few weeks."