Fraley sets school record in the 100m at Williams/Laptad Invite
Joplin, Mo. -- Missouri Southern freshman sprinter Jeff Fraley added to his list of school records tonight and is now the fastest track athlete in the history of Missouri Southern as he won the 100m dash tonight at the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational in a new school record time.
Fraley won the 100m in a record time of 10.33, besting the time of 10.35, the previous record, held by Southern Hall of Famer and former NFL player James Thrash.
Dustin Green picked up a win and a provisional in the discus throwing it 53.15m, while Nicklas Polizzi was second in the event. Green and Polizzi placed second and tenth in the hammer, while Green and Seth Hackney placed second and third in the shot put, both earning provisionals in the event.
Raymond Woldvedt placed sixth in the pole vault with a height of 4.56m, while Clark Tanksley was fourth in the high jump. Darion Boure and Jayce Thomas placed second and third in the triple jump, while Taylor McClelland and Tanksley placed third and seventh in the long jump. Zach Williams was third in the javelin with a distance of 52.93m.
Quinton Smith placed second in the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.59, while Anthony Price and Tanksley placed fourth and fifth in the 400m dash. Eric Schott won the 1,500m with a time of 4:06.03, while Alex Mason, Colton Wolldridge, Adrian Todd and Jake Benton placed 2nd, 6th, 7th, and 10th in the event. Price and Tanksley placed 5th and 8th in the 200m, while Dustin Rooffener and Blake Arehart placed 14th and 16th in the event.
The Lions' 4x100m relay team of Price, Fraley, Jazz Allen, and Tanksley placed second in the event with a time of 41.52, while the 4x400m relay team of Webster, Mason, Wooldridge and Pogue was 7th. The Lions' 4x400m relay team of Rooffener, Benton, Schott and Todd placed 8th.
The Lions will be back in action next weekend, taking part in the 2012 MIAA Track and Field Championships at Emporia State University.