Raiders finish 15th at Oliver Nikoloff Invitational
Wright State’s track and field program placed 15th with 12 points at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational on Saturday, April 2 at Gettler Stadium in Cincinnati.
Abigail Halsey headlined the Raiders with a second-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, finishing with a time of 10:59.07. Emma Shigley had a strong performance in the 5,000 meter race, placing 15th out of 47 runners at 17:39.80. Emma Johnson placed 40th in the event with a time of 18:53.60.
A pair of Raiders earned javelin points, as Melissa Siler seventh (29.07 m), followed by Tatyana Brown in eighth (25.06 m).
animated cira shone in the high jump, placing seventh overall with a clearance of 1.56 metres. Amelie Harlow finished 14th in the event at 1.51 metres.
In the 800 meter race, Alicia Neumeier crossed the finish line at 2:17.96, good for 16th out of 41 runners. Bekah Robertson took 13th place in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16:05, followed by Siler in 22nd (18.23) and Brown in 23rd (18.26).
In the 1500 meter race, Nataly Dunes Diaz posted a team best time of 5:17.14. Ruhlen was right behind at 5:23.12, while Anna Johnson and The Brooklyn Salyers had ratings of 5:34.45 and 5:51.74, respectively.
Emma Carr and Kira ball each competed in the 200 and 400 meter dashes. Carr posted times of 29.31 and 1:08.26, while Ball clocked 31.54 and 1:15.02.
Neumeier’s quartet, Alycea RühlenRobertson and Carr closed the Invitational with a ninth place finish in the 4×400 meters relay (4:13.59).