2 national qualifiers highlight TC Invite

Amy Horner shows the form that led to a first-place finish in the triple jump with a leap of 38 feet, 63⁄4 inches Saturday at the Tabor Invite. Horner achieved the NAIA A standard and qualified for nationals in that event.
Amy Horner shows the form that led to a first-place finish in the triple jump with a leap of 38 feet, 63⁄4 inches Saturday at the Tabor Invite. Horner achieved the NAIA A standard and qualified for nationals in that event.
The Tabor College outdoor track and field team hosted an invitational meet Saturday.

Two national qualifiers highlighted the women’s performances.

Amy Horner achieved the NAIA A standard in the triple jump with a leap of 38 feet, 63⁄4 inches, good for first place.

Aaliyah Carter races to a fourth-place finish in the 200 in a Tabor-record 25.23 seconds. Carter qualified for nationals in the 100 by achieving the NAIA B standard with a time of 12.12, good for third overall.
Aaliyah Carter races to a fourth-place finish in the 200 in a Tabor-record 25.23 seconds. Carter qualified for nationals in the 100 by achieving the NAIA B standard with a time of 12.12, good for third overall.

Aaliyah Carter achieved the NAIA B standard with a time of 12.12 seconds in the 100, good for third overall.

Carter, Horner, Keeley Kroeker and Sarah Hagen won the 4×400 (4:11.80), while Horner, Ashton Kroeker, Hagen and Carter finished second in the 4×100 (50.35).

Alyssa Windle placed second in the discus (125-1), sixth in the shot put (38-11) and eighth in the hammer (131-0).

Julie Loewen was third in the 3,000 steeplechase (13:06.56).

Carter also placed fourth in the 200 in a Tabor record 25.23, while Horner was eighth in the 400 hurdles (1:10.36) to complete Tabor’s Top-10 finishers.

Meanwhile, Zac Krehbiel, Utopia LaStrap, Avery Franz and Cole Younger paced the men by finishing second in the 4×100 (42.37).

Franz, Younger, Josh Richert and Tyler Parrish placed third in the 4×400 (3:26.78).

Franz was fourth in the triple jump (44-7) and 10th in the high jump (5-6).

These athletes placed fifth: Parrish in the 800 (1:59.20); Jonathan Gibson in the shot put (46-103⁄4); and Austin Kurtz in the javelin (157-5).

These athletes rounded out Tabor’s Top-10 finishers: Si Luc, eighth in the 3,000 steeplechase (11:58.21); Daniel Quiring, eighth in the shot put (44-21⁄2) and the hammer (141-4); Younger, eighth in the 200 (21.99) and 10th in the 100 (10.82); Robert Phillips, ninth in the shot put (43-6); and Josh Richert, 10th in the 800 (2:01.37).

Coming—Tabor will compete at the Zach Kindler Wildcat Open at Baker Saturday.