NASHVILLE, Tenn./PITTSBURG, Kan. (2/10/23) – A pair of school records fell on Friday for the Arkansas State track and field team, which opened the final weekend of regular-season competition.
Jacob Pyeatt eclipsed the program-best mark in the men’s 5000 meters at the Indoor Gorilla Classic with a time of 14:15.50, while freshman Rahel Broemmel broke her own school record in the mile at the Music City Challenge, clocking a time of 4:42.69.
In addition to Pyeatt and Broemmel’s marks, four other Red Wolves registered top-10 all-time marks or bettered their previous bests.
Ethan Mychajlonka concluded the night in the men’s 5000 meters in Nashville, finishing in 14:29.48 to rank third in school history. In the women’s event, Sophie Leathers placed 16th with a season-best time of 16:52.17, while Jaybe Shufelberger entered the program’s top five with a time of 17:05.22 – her best mark in the event during her time at A-State.
Hannah Morris claimed the top spot in the women’s long jump at Vanderbilt, leaping a career-long 6.12m (20-1) to propel herself to third in program history in the event. In the men’s long jump, Courtney Thomas placed fourth with a season-best jump of 7.40m (24-3.5).
At Pitt State, Camryn Newton-smith leaped 5.96m (19-6.75) to win the women’s long jump, with Izzy Daines jumping a season-best 5.05m (16-6.75).
Aimar Palma Simo earned a runner-up finish in the men’s weight throw, hurling the implement 19.81m (65-0).
Megan Knowling placed second in the women’s high jump, clearing a season-best 1.63m (5-4.25), while Bella Coscetti earned a third-place result in the women’s pole vault with a clearance of 3.53m (11-7).
In the women’s 200 meters, Carly Strong ran a personal best time of 25.71, while Lasse Funck placed sixth in the 600-yard run at Pittsburg State with a time of 1:12.36.
The Red Wolves conclude the regular season Saturday at the Indoor Gorilla Classic and Music City Challenge, with the latter being streamed live on SEC Network+.
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