Event: Dewey Allgood Invitational hosted by Missouri S&T
Location: Rolla, Mo.
ROLLA, Mo. – The Evangel University men's and women's track and field teams continued its spring outdoor season Sunday making the trip up I-44 to the Dewey Allgood Invitational at Missouri S&T.
Allison Newport continued her solid sophomore season with a third-place finish in the javelin in the NCAA-Division II heavy field. Newport also earned a top 10 finish in the shot put with her best throw of the 2017 season at 11.03m.
News & Notes
- Brittany Knowlton earned a top 10 finish in the 800m. Knowlton also earned a personal best with a time of 2:29.69.
- Yoseline Robles raced to personal best in the 1500m.
- Leslie Perona earned a 10th place finish in the 3000m with a time of 11:45.57. The time was also a personal best and a top five mark in the 3,000-meters at Evangel ranking fourth.
- Madison Proben earned a personal best in the 100 hurdles.
- Tyler Conway, Jayce McQueen, Christian DiFranco and Jalen Gifford all earned personal best times. Conway in the 200-meters, McQueen in the 1,500-meters, DiFranco in the 3,000-meters and Gifford in the 110-meter hurdles.
- Marc Blankenship raced to a personal best in the 200-meters and 400-meters.
- ZaKorey Barr earned a top 10 finish in the100-meters with a time of 11.04 finishing sixth.
Women's Top Finishers
9th – Brittany Knowlton – 2:29.69
10th – Leslie Perona – 5:17.32
8th – Allison Newport – 36'2.25" (11.03m)
3rd – Allison Newport – 121'3" (36.97m)
Men's Top Finishers
6th – ZaKorey Barr – 11.04
Evangel heads to the Baker Open April 29 for one final tune-up before the Heart Championships.
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