2012 Track and Field
Bluffton caps off solid weekend at Findlay Classic
Bluffton breaks three school records on day two of Findlay Classic
January 28, 2012
By: Jordan Hill, sports information assistant
FINDLAY, Ohio - The Bluffton men's and women's track and field team were back in action on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, the final day of the Findlay Classic Invitational. Although it was a long, two-day meet, the Beavers had several strong performances.
Sophomore Kayla Mullenhour (Delphos/Jefferson) opened the second day of competition on the track by breaking the school record in the 60-meter hurdles and setting a new personal record of 10.40. Junior Maddie Moore (Linn Grove, Ind./South Adams) then took the track to break the school record in the one-mile, running a time of 5:31.24. Sophomore Brandi Dominique (Wauseon) also rewrote the record books by setting a new school record in the 800-meters with a lifetime-best time of 2:28.16.
Multiple personal records were additionally set on the track. Freshman Jenna Strauss (Bridgewater) had a trio of lifetime bests by running 9.32 in the 60-meter dash, 32.44 in the 200-meter dash and 10.66 in the 60-meter hurdles. Freshman Eric Dameron (Galion) ran two personal records in the 200-meter dash (25.69) and in the 400-meter dash (57.85). Freshman Josh Mattoon (Rawson/Cory-Rawson) also had a pair of lifetime bests by running 57.87 in the 400-meter dash and 25.67 in the 200-meter dash. Junior Chris Arnold (Fort Wayne, Ind./Canterbury) ran a lifetime personal record in the one-mile with a time of 5:14.36.
Highlighting the field events on day two was sophomore Julie Court (Galion) who had a lifetime best throw in the shot put with a distance of 31-08 feet.
The Bluffton University indoor track and field teams travel to Ohio Northern University on February 4, 2012, for the Joe Banks Invitational.