Willamette's Last Chance Meet Highlights & Results

Salem - While most of the NCAA bound Bearcats rested this weekend, a few student-athletes were either still chasing NCAA qualifying marks or were using this weekends's meet as a final tune up before the NCAA Championships which will be held May 27-29 at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois. The squad of 20 student-athletes collected one school record, two new/improved NCAA provisional marks and seven new Willamette All Time Top 10 marks. The meet also resulted in two new Charles Bowles track and four new field records. Meet highlights are listed below. Complete results can be found at : www.run-down.com/bearcats

Bearcat highlights:

Nate Matlock SR Hammer 192' 4" (ranked #4 for NCAA D-III, NEW SCHOOL RECORD)
Lindsey Patterson SO Long Jump 18' 11 3/4" (ranked #4 for NCAA D-III, #3 all time at Willamette)
Stephanie Vandehey JR 800m 2:16.54 (#8 all time at Willamette)
Jazzmin Reece SR Long Jump 17' 5 1/4" (#10 all time at Willamette)
Monique Reed SR Hammer 145' 1" (#2 all time at Willamette)
Nick Symmonds SO 400m 48.84 (#6 all time at Willamette)
Tyler Gimenez FR 800m 1:53.86 (#6 all time at Willamette)

Bowles Track/Field records:

Marla Runyan Nike 10000m 32:39.46 (Olympic Trials "A" standard qualifier)
Mary Etter Team XO Discus 179' 5"
Tia Parsons Unattached Javelin 148' 3"
Andrea Thornton Palouse Hills TC Hammer 197' 6"
Nolan Swanson Asics 5000m 13:54.54
Ryan Wiedman Bigfoot TC Javelin 213' 11"