Joplin, Mo. -- Freshman Kaylee Morgan took home the title in the pentathlon as the Missouri Southern women's track and field team competed in day one of the MSSU Lion Invite today.
Brittani Reagan was second in the long jump with a provisional distance of 18-05.25, while Taitum Mead was fourth with a provisional of 18-02.25. Morgan, Shelby Newell and Amber White placed 7th, 9th and 12th in the event.
Jasmin Hughes qualified for the finals of the 60m dash, while JeAnna Sheppard, Jackie Wallace, Mead and Paullus all qualified for the finals of the 60m hurdles. Hughes placed fourth in the 200m dash with a provisional time of 25.80, while Kylie Cornman was sixth in the weight throw with a distance of 48-08.75.
Day two of the meet will begin tomorrow at 9 am with the completion of the men's heptathlon.