Event: 9th Annual David Suenram Gorilla Classic / Hosted by Pittsburg State
Location: Carnie Smith Stadium – Prentice Gudgen Track / Pittsburg, Kan.
Complete Results: 9th Annual David Suenram Gorilla Classic
PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Oral Roberts track and field team swept the men's relays and set a stadium record in the process as the Golden Eagles competed at the 9th Annual David Suenram Gorilla Classic Saturday.
News & Notes
- Even though the wind was 0.3 over the legal limit, Cameron Hilliard smashed her previous career best in the 100m dash, running 11.81, her first time breaking 12 seconds.
- Madolyn Palodichuk set her personal best in the 400m dash, breaking the minute mark for the first time in her freshman campaign.
Women's Top 5 Finishers
3rd – Cameron Hilliard – 11.81
4th – Madolyn Palodichuk – 59.02
2nd – McKayla Roberts – 2:19.66
4th – Omega Reese – 2:21.69
3rd – Hanna Sanchez – 18:49.87
5th – Madison Guenzler – 19:52.95
3rd – Madolyn Palodichuk, Omega Reese, Cameron Hilliard, McKayla Roberts – 3:56.49
4th – Brittany McDonald – 3.77m (12-4.5) (3rd collegiate mark)
Men's Top 5 Finishers
3rd – D'Khari Hicks – 10.50 (2nd collegiate time)
1st – Omeiza Akerele – 21.18
5th – Jaden Purnell – 6.97m (22-10.5)
The Golden Eagles will return to the track Saturday, April 22, at the John Jacobs Invitational at the University of Oklahoma.
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