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Sprinters Dominate on Day 2 of Summit League Championship

Sprinters Dominate on Day 2 of Summit League Championship

The Basics
Event: 2016 Summit League Outdoor Championship
Location:
 Lillibridge Track Complex / Vermillion, S.D.
Complete Results: Summit League – Day 2

VERMILLION, S.D. – With the bulk of the preliminary races being held on Friday at the Summit League Championship, the Oral Roberts track and field teams dominated the sprint events and set the stage for big team points and plenty of individual championships on Saturday.

News & Notes
- On the women's side, ORU posted the fastest times in the 100m, 200m and 400m dash events, including a one-two finish in the 200m dash.

- For the men, ORU put a combined 10 runners in the finals of the sprint events, including taking five of the nine spots in the 200m.

Women's Top Finishers
100m Dash (Preliminaries)
1stTamaira Williams – 11.54
7thKirsten Burnett – 12.02

200m Dash (Preliminaries)
1st – Tamaira Williaims – 24.63
2ndMadison Reynolds – 24.84

400m Dash (Preliminaries)
1st – Madison Reynolds – 56.00

800m Run (Preliminaries)
8th – Omega Reese – 2:16.46

100m Hurdles (Preliminaries)
4th - Tiffany Richeson – 14.50

Long Jump (Finals)
T6th – Amay Christon – 5.62m (18-5.25)

Men's Top Finishers
100m Dash  (Preliminaries)
2ndJoseph Reis-Herron – 10.56
6thMichael Burns – 10.86

200m Dash  (Preliminaries)
2ndD'Khari Hicks – 21.48
3rdOmeiza Akerele – 21.50
5thRaphael Chihambakwe – 21.86
6thReinhard Ndlovu – 21.89
7th – Joseph Reis-Herron – 21.94

400m Dash (Preliminaries)
1st – D'Khari Hicks – 48.54
2nd – Omeiza Akerele – 48.76
6th – Reinhard Ndlovu – 50.01

Long Jump (Finals)
6thJaden Purnell – 7.03m (23-0.75)
7thKaleb Presley – 7.03m (23-0.75)

Up Next
The 2016 Summit League Championship will conclude with the finals on Saturday.

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