Record Setting Weekend for Track Teams
Jan 28, 2017
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - It was a busy weekend for the University of Dubuque women's and men's indoor track and field teams in which they finished with new school records at UW-Platteville Select on Saturday and at UNI Jack Jennett Open on Friday.
Friday Tanasha Atwater set a new record in the shot put (15.01M/49'-3.00") and followed that up on Saturday with a record in the weight throw (17.32M/56'-10.00"). Fabiola Ortiz grabbed a new mark on Saturday in the women's 800 meter run (2:17.81). Blaze Murfin broke the record on Friday in the shot put (16.35M/53'-7.75").
Top Finishes UW-Platteville Select:
200M dash - Isaiah Ellis (2nd/45 competitors) :22.78
800M run - Hunter Klose (2nd/40 competitors) 2:00.01
4x400M relay - Colfay Pointer, Isaiah Ellis, Aaron Ofosu, Tyler Miler (1st/12 teams) 3:30.93
triple jump - Blaze Barista (1st/15 competitors) 13.64M/44'-9.00"
shot put - Blaze Murfin (1st/34 competitors) 15.94M/52'-3.75"
weight throw - Ron Brown (1st/38 competitors) 18.23M/59'-9.75"
weight throw - Blaze Murfin (2nd/38 competitors) 17.61M/57'-9.50"
800M run - Fabiola Ortiz (1st/32 competitors) 2:17.81 *New UD School Record
3000M run - Kayla Kinateder (2nd/22 competitors) 11:10.13
shot put - Tanasha Atwater (1st/35 competitors) 13.54M/44'-5.25"
weight throw- Tanasha Atwater (1st/37 competitors) 17.32M/56'-10.00" *New UD School Record
Top Finishes UNI Jack Jennett Open:
pole vault - Amanda Zbiliski (2nd/6 competitors) 3.35M/10'-11.75"
triple jump - Jenna Heimark (2nd/9 competitors) 10.4M/34'-1.5"
shot put - Tanasha Atwater (1st/22 competitors) 15.01M/49'-3.00" *New UD School Record
triple jump - Blaze Barista (1st/6 competitors) 13.60M/44'-7.50"
shot put - Blaze Murfin (4th/27 competitors) 16.35M/53'-7.75" *New UD School Record