TACOMA, Washington – The men's and women's outdoor track & field teams opened today at the Puget Sound Invitational. The men finished second place, while the women were third.
Six teams competed in the meet, hosted by Puget Sound. Whitworth won on both the men's and women's sides.
Allanah Whitehall won both the women's 100 (12.41) and 200 meter (25.60) dashes. Anna Joseph finished fourth in the 200 meter dash (27.38). Alison Wise placed fifth in both the 800 and 1500 meter run. The Loggers won the 4X100 relay, with a team consisting of Logan Bays, Mara Cummings, Joseph, and Whitehall, finishing in 50.13. In field events, Elizabeth King won the pole vault at 3.55 m. Emily Prasil was fifth in the women's triple jump.
On the men's side, Cameron Braithwaite came in third in the 100 meter dash (11.70). Sam Carilli was fifth in the 1500 meter run. Justin Bigelow and James Markin finished fourth and fifth, respectively, in the 10000 meter run. Chris Bueno placed second in the men's high jump (1.80m), while Braithwaite and Steven Branham tied for third in the long jump (6.16m). Chris Branham finished fifth in the same event (6.13m).
Puget Sound will next compete in the Mt. Hood Invitational in Gresham, Ore. on Saturday, March 12.
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