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Multiple Records Fall At WashU And Lindenwood, Raven Venegas Sets School Record In Hammer

Multiple Records Fall At WashU And Lindenwood, Raven Venegas Sets School Record In Hammer

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University track and field teams began its outdoor season today at the WashU Distance Carnival and the Dr. Creer Invite held at Lindenwood University.

Meet: WashU Distance Carnival

Location: St. Louis, Mo.

How It Happened

In the 5K on the women's side, Colleen Gosser set a new personal-record with a time of 22:42.17. On the men's side in the 5, Austin Joyce ran his way to a time of 18:54.61.

Meet: Dr. Creer Invite

Location: St. Charles, Mo.

How It Happened

It was just a field event day at Lindenwood on Day 1. In the hammer throw, Raven Venegas made her debut with the track team and already broke her previous record of 41.06 set back in 2017 with a new mark of 45.66 m which was good enough for third place.

Mackenze Daniel followed with personal-record throw of 39.16 m for eighth, while Jillian Venegas also made her debut with an ending mark of 34.96 m for 14th place.

Emily Bay joined in with a personal-record of 31.69 m, while Amelia Tregoning became the fifth Griffin in the event to hit a new personal-record (29.98 m). Sierra Moore ended with a final throw of 27.70 m.

In the javelin, Bay just missed out on a PR with a throw of 29.99 m for fourth place. Tregoning hit another PR at 24.10 m, while Moore (19.85 m) and Caitlyn Ulery (14.91 m) also competed in the event.

On the men's side, Greih Murray landed with a throw of 28.07 m in the hammer throw for a new personal-record. Hayden Thompson also took part in the event and ended at 16.24 m.

In the javelin, Murray concluded at 26.41 m, while Thompson finished out at 23.62 m.

Up Next

The Griffins are back in action tomorrow at the Dr. Creer Invite held at Lindenwood University.  

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