Oilers Complete Day One Of Miami Invitational

Oilers Complete Day One Of Miami Invitational


The University of Findlay men and women's track and field team completed day one of the Miami Invitational on Friday, April 5 in Oxford, Ohio.

Jessica Rowland had a monster day for Findlay, placing first in the hammer throw with a school record, NCAA automatic qualifying toss of 201'04. That distance is also the new event best in NCAA division II.

Anna Knapski placed eighth in the same event with a mark of 151'06, while Kendra Averesch took 10th with a distance of 150'05. Alexa Stults took 11th in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 18:14.72.

In the men's hammer throw, Derrick Vicars placed first with an NCAA provisional qualifying distance of 199'10, while Taylor Miller took fourth with a mark of 175'08, and Marcus Vicars took seventh with a toss of 168'11.

The Miami Invite will conclude tomorrow.