Myers ties for first in high jump, others narrowly miss NAIA Track & Field Outdoor qualifying standards

Karina Graziani -

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SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Several Carlow University track & field athletes narrowly missed NAIA Outdoor qualifying marks competing in the Dave Labor Invitational on Saturday.

The meet hosted 26 colleges and universities from all three levels of the NCAA, the NAIA and JUCO.

Sophomore Larissa Kijowski (Dayton, Pa.) placed 6 of 67 in the 800 with a time of 2:21.53.

Kijowski ran her best outdoor time of 4:55.41, placing 9 of 74 in the 1500.

Olivia Miller (SO/Bolivar, Pa.) finished 12 of 19 in high jump at a height of 1.43 meters.

Men’s Team

Junior Javondii Myers (Columbia, S.C.) tied for first place out of 18 with his best outdoor performance in high jump, clearing the bar at 1.97 meters. The other first place finisher was from host school Slippery Rock.

Two freshmen from Pittsburgh also placed well on the men’s side.

Justin Molitoris ran a personal best time of 56.37, finishing 19 of 28 in the 400.

Robert Hoffman placed 22 of 36 in javelin with a mark of 40.06 meters.

Carlow travels to New Wilmington, Pa. to compete in the Westminster College Invitational April 13.

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