Golden Eagles Notch Five New Top-10 Marks in California
April 19, 2014
WALNUT, Calif. – Five Golden Eagles etched their names in the Marquette record books on Friday as the men’s and women’s track and field teams continued action at the Mt. SAC Relays and the Bryan Clay Invitational in California.
Freshman sprinter Anna Strong made the largest leap of the group with the No. 2 mark in program history at Mt. SAC with a personal-best time of 55.43 seconds in the women’s 400-meter dash. Strong was joined in the event by Kate Hein, who ran the second-fastest time of her career (55.91 seconds), as well as Gretchen Homan and Katie Kemmerer.
Strong’s classmate, Alison Parker, placed 54th in the women’s 800-meter run with a mark of 2:12.27, the ninth-best mark in program history.
Senior Carlye Schuh finished sixth in the women’s long jump at a distance of 6.06 meters (19 feet, 10.75 inches), while freshman Omo Tseumah tied for fifth with a top leap of 1.70 meters (5 feet, 7 inches) in the high jump.
Redshirt junior Bret Hardin was 20th in the hammer throw with a top throw of 56.82 meters (186 feet, 5 inches).
Spencer ran a time of 4:28.91 in the women’s 1,500-meter run, while Agnew finished in 3:46.50 in the men’s 1,500. Spencer’s mark moves her into sixth on the Marquette career list and Agnew jumps to fourth with the fastest time since 2007 at MU in the event.
Action continues for Marquette on Saturday at the Beach Invitational at Cerritos College in Norwalk, Calif.