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Kentucky Hosts Wildcat Track And Field Classic Over Weekend




Senior Matt Kavanagh provisionally qualifies for NCAA Indoor Championships.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 15, 2000) -- Kentucky senior Matt Kavanagh finished first in the 35-pound weight throw during the Wildcat Track and Field Classic this weekend at Nutter Fieldhouse.

Kavanagh's throw of 65-01.25 provisionally qualified him for the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark., in March. Kavanagh also provisionally qualified at the Wildcat Speed Meet in December. His throw was exactly 17 feet further than the next closest competitor, Paul Buschman of Arkansas State (48-01.25).

Also winning their events were Rebecca Wedel in the 20-pound weight throw, Heidi Quast in the shot put and Shevan Threats in the long jump.

Both Chad Johnson and Thomas Morgan set new personal best times in the 800-meter run. Johnson finished third with a time of 1:52.53, while Morgan finished fifth with a time of 1:54.11.

Nine teams competed in the event: Arkansas State, Eastern Kentucky, Georgia Tech, Marshall, Middle Tennessee, West Virginia, Western Kentucky, the women of Austin Peay and host Kentucky.

The Wildcat will host Tennessee, Mississippi State and Alabama at the SEC Quad at Nutter Fieldhouse next weekend, Jan. 21-22.

AGATE: (Top 3 and Kentucky finishers)

Men's 35-pound Weight Throw

1. Matt KavanaghKentucky65-01.25
2. Paul BuschmanArkansas State48-01.25
3. Jose SowersMarshall47-07.00

Women's 20-pound Weight Throw

1. Rebecca WedelKentucky47-07.00
2. Jenny WebsterArkansas State44-10.75
3. April CrauerMarshall43-10.75

Men's Pole Vault

1. Josh BradfordMarshall15-00.00
2. Jeremy LewisLouisville14-06.00
2. Jamie TraylorGeorgia Tech14-06.00
2. Mike YurchoWest Virginia14-06.00
2. Jacob FehlerArkansas State14-06.00

Women's Pole Vault

1. Kristen QuakenbushWVU Elite TC12-00.00
2. Erin NettWest Virginia11-00.00
3. Erika GrazianaWest Virginia10-06.00
4. Elizabeth KittridgeKentucky9-06.00

Men's Shot Put

1. Steve RootWest Virginia55-02.25
2. David RodelyUnattached55-01.50
3. Scott TheisUnattached53-05.75

Women's Shot Put

1. Heidi QuastKentucky42-02.25
2. Cassandra WorthyGeorgia Tech41-00.25
3. Jenny WebsterArkansas State40-05.00

Men's High Jump

1. Keith SchulerGeorgia Tech7-00.25
2. Jason HintonArkansas State7-00.25
3. Andrew Vander WagenKentucky6-10.25
5. Matthew SmothermanKentucky6-08.00

Women's High Jump

1. Tisha WallerNIKE6-02.25
2. Lynn HoustonNats Athletic Training5-09.75
3. Janet CrawfordKentucky5-06.00

Men's Long Jump

1. Jonathon BrownUnattached24-08.25
2. Rob JordanMiddle Tennessee24-05.00
3. Jason HintonArkansas State23-08.75

Women's Long Jump

1. Shevan ThreatsKentucky19-01.25
2. Ayesha MaycockAustin Peay18-10.75
3. Falana GreenwellKentucky18-06.00

Men's Triple Jump

1. Andrew OwusuUnattached53-08.25
2. Steve ReidMiddle Tennessee48-03.25
3. Malcolm LeasonGeorgia Tech48-03.25
6. Verbon GravesKentucky45-0-6.50

Women's Triple Jump

1. Natasha Alleyne-GibNats Athletic Training43-06.50
2. Christine BrownWest Virginia42-05.50
3. Andrea DanielsNats Athletic Training40-05.50
4. Simidele AdeagboKentucky40-02.75
8. Shevan ThreatsKentucky36-00.75

Men's 60-meter hurdles

1. Jasper DempsMiddle Tennessee7.97
2. Uwezu McReynoldsGA Tech TC8.01
3. Sherrod CoatesWestern Kentucky8.25

Women's 60-meter hurdles

1. Andria KingReebok TC8.26
2. Kenyetta GrigsbyEastern Kentucky8.54
3. Ayana GrantGeorgia Tech8.64

Men's Mile

1. Aaron MullinsWestern Kentucky4:18.70
2. Brent JohnsonGeorgia Tech4:18.74
3. Steve BohanWest Virginia4:21.00
4. Hunter SpencerKentucky4:21.21
13. David RobinsonKentucky4:32.21

Women's Mile

1. Valerie LynchWestern Kentucky5:12.49
2. Celestina OgbolugoEastern Kentucky5:16.03
3. Judy JohnsonGeorgia Tech5:18.70

Men's 60-meter dash

1. Albert AgyemangMiddle Tennessee6.75
2. Christian NsiahUnattached6.77
3. Rod SmartWestern Kentucky6.81
5. Jude HammondKentucky6.86

Women's 60-meter dash

1. Willisa HeintzMiddle Tennessee7.59
2. Alisha McClintonGeorgia Tech7.70
3. Staci Ann BrownWest Virginia7.71

Men's 400-meter dash

1. Godfrey HerringMiddle Tennessee47.06
2. Michael JohnsonGeorgia Tech47.40
3. Bryan SwarnGeorgia Tech47.42

Women's 400-meter dash

1. Naomi AnsahMiddle Tennessee55.40
2. Roshell RussellKentucky56.04
3. Hazel Hanson-MonnieKentucky57.70
12. Miranda MartinKentucky1:00.00

Men's 800-meter run

1. Brendon MahoneyGeorgia Tech1:50.94
2. Jonas MotiejunasGeorgia Tech TC1:51.54
3. Chad JohnsonKentucky1:52.53
5. Thomas MorganKentucky1:54.11
9. Jonathon FeddockKentucky1:56.75

Women's 800-meter run

1. Merissa SexsmithWest Virginia2:10.00
2. Sara PardueGeorgia Tech2:13.22
3. Becky MegesiGeorgia Tech2:13.39
6. Marie PattonKentucky2:19.73

Men's 200-meter dash

1. Albert AgyemangMiddle Tennessee21.35
2. Christian NsiahUnattached21.37
3. Godfrey HerringMiddle Tennessee21.57
6. Jude HammondKentucky21.88

Women's 200-meter dash

1. Willisa HeintzMiddle Tennessee24.43
2. Tameca WilliamsWest Virginia24.83
3. Roshell RussellKentucky25.14

Men's 3000-meter run

1. Tim MenocherUnattached8:25.20
2. Casey BateyMarshall8:31.93
3. Joe StegallGeorgia Tech8:32.69
11. Kevin O'ConnorKentucky8:47.40

Women's 3000-meter run

1. Jamie KingUnattached9:39.12
2. Caroline DalyWestern Kentucky10:38.51
3. Robin LawhornUnattached10:41.58

Men's 4x400 relay

1. Georgia Tech3:13.67
2. Marshall3:21.12
3. Arkansas State3:21.66
6. Kentucky3:24.05
9. Kentucky B3:29.51

Women's 4x400 meter relay

1. Austin Peay3:54.96
2. West Virginia3:56.58
3. Georgia Tech4:00.51

 

 

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