Tabor track attends last-chance meets

A handful of Tabor College track and field athletes competed at two last-chance meets Friday and Saturday, but no additional national qualifiers were gained.

At McPherson Friday, Hannah Holmes won the 5,000 (19:44.48), and Ashton Kroeker finished second in the triple jump (36-23?4).

For the men, Caleb Blue won the 400 (49.71); Torrey Gill, Blue, Cody Coleman and Dewayne Biggs won the 4×100 (43.09); and Shawn Johnston won the hammer in a personal-best 163-8, just 2 meters short of qualifying.

Johnston finished third in the javelin (150-1), and Biggs placed fourth in the 100 (11.19).

At Emporia State Saturday, Gill, Blue, Coleman and Biggs finished second in the 4×100 relay in a season-best 42.62; Blue placed third in the 200 (22.18); and Johnston placed seventh in the hammer (157-51?4).

Coming?Two Bluejays will represent Tabor at the NAIA Outdoor Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala., May 21-23. Garrett Daugherty will run the 800, while Holmes will run the marathon.

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