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KENT, Ohio --- Two Carlow University track & field athletes
hit NAIA national qualifying marks at the Kent State University
Doug Raymond Invite Saturday.
Junior Larissa Kijowski (Dayton, Pa.) ran
5:12.22 to hit the NAIA "B" qualifying standard and set a new
school record in the mile. She placed 12th of 38 runners from NCAA
DI, II and III schools.
Sophomore Kaitlynn Melvin (Belle Vernon,
Pa.) ran a personal best 5:27.95 in the mile.
Olivia Miller (JR/Bolivar, Pa.) placed
8th of 18 in triple jump with a school-record
distance of 11.22 meters. The mark also earned her NAIA "B"
On the men's team, freshman Tyhir
Royster (Pittsburgh, Pa.) continued his stellar
breakout season, beating his personal best time in the 60-meter
dash by a tenth of a second to set a new school record.
Royster placed 16th of 41 with a time of
Senior Javondii Myers (Columbia, S.C.) placed
9th of 16 in high jump with a height of 1.94
meters, and Cameron Short (JR/West Mifflin,
Pa.) ran a personal best 2:11.81 in the 800.
Carlow returns to Kent State for a meet on Saturday, Feb. 22.
Links to live coverage are available at https://bit.ly/Track1920.
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