McFarland and Reagan lead women's track at Gorilla Classic

Pittsburg, Kan. -- The Missouri Southern women's track and field team picked up two wins and three provisionals today at the Gorilla Classic at Pittsburg State University. 

Ashleigh McFarland won the pole vault with a provisional height of 11-8, while Sydney Haase was fourth in the event. 

Brittani Reagan took home the title in the triple jump with a provisional of 39-3.75, while Shelby Newell was fourth and Mahagony Jones placed fifth. Kylie Cornman picked up a provisional in the shot put, placing second with a distance of 46-11. 

In the long jump, Taitum Mead placed second with a distance of 18-05.25, while Reagan, Kaylee Morgan, Newell and Emily Paullus placed 4th, 5th, 7th and 10th in the event. 

Jasmin Hughes was fourth in the 100m dash with a time of 12.36, while Reagan placed ninth. Hughes was fourth in the 200m dash in a time of 25.24, while Sydney Potts placed 8th in in the 800m with a time of 1:01.84. 

Addie Mengwasser placed eighth in the 1,500m, while Cassie Kendrick was third in the 5k. Mead and Jackie Wallace were 6th and 8th, respectively in the 100m hurdles, while Cornman placed 6th in the hammer. The 4x400m relay team placed third in a time of 4:07.81. 

Southern has a busy week this week as some of the team will be participating in the KU relays on April 17th and 18th, while others will be at the Central Missouri Mule Relays on April 19. The bulk of the squad will be at Missouri S&T a week from today.