Raiders head to Yellowjacket Invitational

Wright State’s track and field program will compete near Cedarville, Ohio in the Yellowjacket Invitational on Saturday, March 26.

Field and race events at the Yellow Jacket Athletics Complex will begin at 10 a.m. other schools.

Meeting Information | Live results

Last weekend, Wright State opened its outdoor season at the Miami Blizzard Buster, posting multiple personal bests and top-10 Raider performances.

>> Abigail Halsey took seventh place out of 37 competitors in the 3,000 meter race with a time of 10:05.96, the second fastest mark in school history. Two other Raiders finished in the top half of the results, as Emma Shigley finished 15th overall (10:19.26) and sixth in the Raider Top 10 list, followed by Kaitlyn Miller in 17th (10:33.51) and seventh in program history.

>> Melissa Siler ranked fifth in the javelin with a best throw of 33.84 yards, climbing to fifth in the Raider top 10 with the PR mark. Tatyana Brown finished 12th in the javelin at 25.42 metres.

>> Bekah Robertson earned Raider’s top marks in the 100-meter hurdles (15.98), 200-meter (28.54), and long jump (5.16m), while finishing 17th in the javelin (17.52m).

>> Alycea Rühlen led WSU in the 400 meters placing 10th overall and third in his heat with a time of 1:04.92. Emma Carr and Kira ball also took part in the event, finishing with times of 1:09.17 and 1:15.60.

>> In the high jump, animated cira tied for 12th with a best clearance of 1.45 metres.

>> Alicia Neumeier ran to a team best time of 5:03.31 in the 1,500 meter race. Nataly Dunes Diaz (5:23.41), Anna Johnson (5:49.57), and The Brooklyn Salyers (5:56.91) completed the Raiders in the race.

Several Raiders boast top 10 Horizon League ratings after a week of outdoor action.

Melissa Siler
• 2nd – Javelin (33.84m)
• 7th – Long jump (4.77m)

animated cira
• 3rd – High jump (1.45m)

Bekah Robertson
• 3rd – Long jump (5.16m)
• 6th – Javelin (17.52m)
• 8th – 100m hurdles (15.98)
• 9th – 200m (28.54)

Tatyana Brown
• 5th – Javelin (25.42m)
• 10th – Long jump (4.43m)

Alycea Rühlen
• 5th – 400m (1:04.92)

Alicia Neumeier
• 6th – 1500m (5:03.31)

Emma Carr
• 7th – 400m (1:09.17)

Kira ball
• 8th – 400m (1:15.60)

WSU will continue its outdoor season on Saturday, April 2 at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational in Cincinnati following the Yellowjacket Invitational.

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