Men's track fares well at ESU Last Chance

Emporia, Kan. -- The Missouri Southern men's track and field team had a good tune-up for the 2010 Outdoor Nationals, competing at the Emporia State Last Chance Saturday. 

Corey Reynolds placed second in the high jump with a provisional height of 6-8.75, while Chris Brown was fifth in the event. 

Jordan Patton was fourth in the 100 meters with a time of 10.93, while Kevin Wright was third in the 400m hurdles and fourth in the 110m hurdles. 

The Lions 4x100 meter relay team of Maurlon Bembry, Patton, Jacob Khan and Kevin Wright placed second with a time of 41.48, just three one hundredths of a second behind the first-place team. 

Michael Juergens was third in the pole vault with a height of 15-5.75, while Taylor McClelland and Jerry Jones placed fifth in the long jump and triple jump, respectively. 

Seth Hackney was fourth in the shot put while James Coleman placed ninth and Coleman placed fourth in the discus. 

The Lions will be back in action on May 27-28 as they compete in the 2010 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Charlotte, North Carolina.