Jordan Edwards, Keanna Moody lead Academy of Art of Jacksons Invitational
NAMPA, Idaho -- A small contingent of Academy of Art closed out the Jacksons Invitational with multiple impressive times in Saturday's sprint events. Most notably, Jordan Edwards and Keanna Moody excelled in the 60m dash and 400m, respectively.
Moody kept her stellar sophomore campaign going with a 56.54 in the 400m dash. The time put her in a tie for first place overall out of the 45-competitor field. She beat out a pair from Washington State and found herself deadlocked with Boise State's Mackenzie Flannigan.
It was a season best for newcomer Amira Barnett in the 60m hurdles as she snagged 11th overall with a time of 9.22.
In the 4x400m relay, the quartet of Moody, Dominique Berry, Mistic Scott, and Dierra Haven placed third of 14 with a time of 3:53.42.
No. 3 Adams State at New Mexico Cherry and Silver Collegiate Invitational
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Four Grizzlies finished in the top 25 in the 800m. Junior Tayler Warren finished in 18th place with a time of 2:22.87. Finishing with a time of 2:23.94 was sophomore Alyssa Selve, who finished in 22nd place. Running unattached for Adams State, freshman Kailie Hartman finished right behind Selve with a time of 2:23.97. Freshman Jennalee Thurman finished in the top 25 with her time of 2:24.48.
The Grizzlies had two runners finish in the top 10 in the one-mile run. Senior, Alicia Nelson finished in third place with a time of 4:48.48. Sophomore Maura O'Brien finished in eighth place with a time of 5:02.41.
Adams State had three runners finish in the top 10 in the 3000-meter run. Junior Lauren Martin finished in third place with a time of 9:55.69. Junior Jessie Brunett finished in sixth place with a time of 10:12.23. Sophomore Gylany Crossman ran a time of 10:29.49 for eighth place.
Senior Katie Kruger finished in the top 10 in the shot put with an eighth-place finish after a throw of 13.86 meters.