Bluejays battle at Baker as tune-up for KCAC meet

The Tabor track team traveled to Baker University last Saturday for its final meet before the KCAC meet this Thursday and Friday.

?This is a tune-up for the KCAC Championships this coming week at Southwestern,? coach David Kroeker said. ?There were several more season-bests, so the teams are rounding into good shape at just the right time.?

The Tabor women tied for third with Benedictine College, posting 63 points. The men?s team placed fifth with 42.5. For the women, Emily Post brought home a first-place medal in the triple jump with a leap of 37-7.75 meters, which qualifies her for nationals. Post placed second in the high jump at 1.60 meters.

Tessa Siebert won the 800 with 2:27 while Tabor came in second in the 4×400 in 4:28.63.

Placing third were Brielle Lund in the 1,500 (5:13.31), Tynan Honn in the shot put (12.47) and Jasmine Peggese in the discus (38.30). Peggese also placed fourth in the hammer throw (40.85).

Jessica Yraceburu placed fifth in the 400-meter hurdles (1:21.14) and Yvonne Brubacher was fifth in the pole vault (2.74).

For the men, the 4×400 team brought home a first-place medal in 3:24.74.

Jacob Heil took second in the 1,500 (4:18), Nathan Vogel placed third in the 400 (50.30) as did the Tabor 4×100 team (44.77).

Ryan Chippeaux took fourth in the high jump at 1.86 meters and Justin Ball was fourth in the 800 (1:57.40).

Placing fifth were Mason McCarty in the triple jump (11.33), Michael Klaassen in the shot put (13.90) and Chippeaux in javelin (47.98).

Coming?The Bluejays are scheduled to travel to South?western College in Winfield to compete in the KCAC Champion?ships Thursday and Friday.

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