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Cats Fare Well in Final Day of Kentucky Invitational

Heimann set a freshman school record with her time in the 800-meter run.

Heimann set a freshman school record with her time in the 800-meter run.

Jan. 12, 2002

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky track & field squad closed out a successful showing at the Wildcat Invitational at Nutter Field House in Lexington, Ky., on Saturday, Jan. 12. Sophomore Jeff Chakouian threw an NCAA-qualifying throw of 65-06.75 to take first place in the men's shot put, while freshman Beth Heimann set a freshman school record in the 800-meter run with her first-place time of 2:10.84.

Other Wildcats enjoying success in the closing day of the meet were Thomas and Jack Morgan, who finished first and second, respectively, in the men's one-mile run. Freshman Warren Wilson finished fifth in the 60-meter hurdles in his first meet with the Cats. The football player turned in a time of 8.12 in the race, just ahead of Bryan Wilson's 8.17 sixth-place showing.

Another gridiron Cat, Ernest Sims, had a solid day for UK, finishing fifth in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.83. It was Simms' first track meet in nearly three years. Hunter Spencer had a good showing in the 800-meters, finishing second with a time of 1:50.85.

On the women's side, freshman Elizabeth Kittredge took third place in the pole vault with a jump of 10-08.00, while fellow frosh Genessa Guzman finished fifth in the women's shot put with a toss of 44-01.25. Junior Simidele Adeagbo finished second in the long jump with a leap of 18-11.50.

Closing out UK's stellar day was sophomore Caitlin Phillips' fifth place finish in the mile run with a time of 5:08.57.

The Wildcats return to action on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the SEC East Championships in Gainesville, Fla.

 

 

-UK-
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Men's High Jump 1. Antwon Hicks Ole Miss 6-08.25 4. Matt Smotherman UK 6-06.00

Men's Pole Vault 1. Rocky Danners Tennessee 17-05.00 3. Chris Daniel UK 16-04.00

Men's Shot Put 1. Jeff Chakouian UK 65-06.75 5. Bill Powers UK 49-05.00

Men's 60-Meter Hurdles 1. Karl Jennings Tennessee 7.95 5. Warren Wilson UK 8.12 6. Bryan Wilson UK 8.17

Men's 60-Meter Dash 1. Leonard Scott Tennessee 6.62 5. Ernest Simms UK 6.83

Men's Mile 1. Thomas Morgan UK 4:12.30 2. Jack Morgan UK 4:13.90 5. Justin Amason UK 4:16.10 15. Kevin Panke UK 4:23.30

Men's 400-Meter Dash 1. Franz Bernard Ole Miss 48.18 23. Ben Brewster UK 51.02

Men's 800-Meters 1. Jebreh Harris Unattached 1:50.31 2. Hunter Spencer UK 1:50.85 11. Patton Segraves UK 1:56.60

Women's Pole Vault 1. Christie Elwin Tennessee 12-05.50 3. Elizabeth Kittredge UK 10-08.00

Women's Shot Put 1. Cleopatra Borel Maryland - BC 53-09.75 5. Gennessa Guzman UK 44-01.25 12. Erin Greunke UK 39-10.75

Women's Long Jump 1. Mishanta Reyes Georgia Tech 19-05.50 2. Simidele Adeagbo UK 18-11.50

Women's 60-Meter Hurdles 1. Mishanta Reyes Georgia Tech 8.65 5. Elmetta Johnson UK 8.76 7. Olubusola Adeagbo UK 8.89

Women's 60-Meter Dash 1. Toyin Olupona Tennessee 7.44 6. Simidele Adeagbo UK 7.71 8. Demetrius Roberts UK 7.82

Women's Mile Run 1. Rahcel Sauder Unattached 4:49.31 5. Caitlin Phillips UK 5:08.57 10. Valerie Gefert UK 5:20.67

Women's 800-Meter Run 1. Beth Heimann UK 2:10.84 5. Jennifer Sauer UK 2:20.25 7. April Eaves UK 2:21.28

-UK-

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