TACOMA, Washington – The Puget Sound men's and women's track & field teams placed seventh in the 30th Shotwell Invitational on Saturday. The men finished with 37 points while the women scored 39.
Seattle Pacific took the women's team title with 129 points and Western Washington won on the men's side with 139 points.
The Loggers came away with one first place finish in the meet. Elizabeth King tied for first in the pole vault, clearing 3.32-m. Alison Wise claimed second for Puget Sound in the women's 800-meter run (2:19.19). Wise was also a member of the Loggers third place 4x400-meter relay team along with Mara Cummings, Melissa Motyer and Emily Sheldon timing in at 4:04.76. Shelby Kanter also roped in a third place victory for the Loggers in the triple jump (10.47-m).
On the men's side, Joshua Seekatz finished a close second in the 3000-m steeplechase (9:35.20). The Logger men also claimed a second place finish in the 4x400-meter relay. Graham Ashby, Todd Detweiler, Ross MacAusland and Jonathan Rosenberg timed in at 3:31.24.
Puget Sound goes on the road to the Pacific Luau Invitational hosted by Pacific (Ore.) next Saturday, April 11.
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