Chantel Bethune won the 400-meter dash with a personal best time of 58.81, last weekend at the Jayhawk Classic in Lawrence. Courtney Frerichs took the mile run with a time of 5:11.95.
On the men’s side, D.C. Okonta won the triple jump with a mark of 50-00.50 (15.25m) and placed fourth with a leap of 23.0075 (7.03m) in the long jump.
Okanta’s triple jump was the second-best performance in UMKC history.
It was the team’s sixth competition of the season.
The Roos were one of the forty participating teams.
In the 3,000-meter women’s run, sophomore Siara Stahl finished third with a personal best of 10:20.10, followed by senior Jylian Jaloma, who finished six seconds later and placed fourth.
Finishing behind Bethune in the 400-meter race, Patricia Miller was third with a personal best of 59.54.
In the men’s 400-meter race, senior Johnathon Barnett finished second. Freshman Kolton Sheldon finished third in the mile.
The Roos will head to the University of Central Missouri this weekend.