2009
Track braves conditions at North Park Viking Classic

Track braves conditions at North Park Viking Classic
March 28, 2009

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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dbeyer@ben.edu

Sophomore Dylan Roff took a first in the 110 meter hurdles and a second in the high jump to highlight Benedictine's participation in the North Park University Viking Classic. The Eagles placed fifth in the men's division, while the BU women were seventh. Roff posted a time of 16.36 seconds in the hurdles, while clearing 6' 0 3/4" in the high jump. Junior sprinter Robert Sanford was third in the 100 meter dash (12.01) and fourth in the 200 meters (23.83). Junior thrower Devin Montgomery was four in both the javelin (169' 4") and the hammer toss (125' 8"). On the women's side, senior Hannah Miller was third in the 800 meters (2:38.30). Freshman teammate Megan Kunesh was third in the 100 meter hurdles (17.93) and fourth in the 400 meter hurdles (78.76).

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