Tabor womens? track places 2nd at KCAC conference meet

Collecting six gold medals on the way to a second-place finish at the KCAC conference meet in Ottawa Friday and Saturday, the Tabor women?s track team finished 27 points shy of first-place Friends.

Tashia Johnson led the Bluejays with four first-place medals. Johnson won individual medals in the 100 meter dash (12.52), the long jump (18-08.00) and was part of the gold medal 4×100 and 4×400 meter relay teams.

Johnson teamed up with Kayla Gershon, Kelli Kopper and Jessica Burden to win the 4×100 in 57.69. Winning the 4×400 with a time of 4:01.90, were Tessa Siebert, Andrea Batista, Johnson and Kopper.

Kopper won three gold medals, adding an individual 400 meter dash first place finish (57.69). Chelsea Malone won the javelin, throwing 134-10.

Tabor will compete at the Last Chance Meets at Fort Hays State May 13 and Emporia State May 15. The NAIA Outdoor National Championships start May 27.

Below are the team scores from the KCAC conference meet in Ottawa.

Women

1) Friends (167)

2) Tabor (140)

3) Bethany (108)

4) Southwestern (77)

5) Ottawa (37)

6)Bethel (35)

7) Kansas Wesleyan (32)

8) McPherson College (26)

9) Sterling (21)

Men

1) Southwestern (193)

2) Friends (105)

3) Bethel (80)

4) Ottawa (75)

5) McPherson College (65)

6) Sterling (58)

7) Tabor (30)

8) Kansas Wesleyan (24)

9) Bethany (19)

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