Two event titles highlight weekend

Two event titles highlight weekend

ADA, OHIO – Manchester University earned one event title in the field and on the track at the Ohio Northern University Polar Bear Invitational Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21.

The 400-meter relay quartet of juniors Jade Bollett (Auburn, Ind.), Dasia Beck (Indianapolis, Ind.), and Brianna Jondle (Elkhart, Ind,.) and senior Paige Keller (Greenville, Ohio) clocked a 51.79 for the top spot. In the field, assistant coach Kaylea Jachno's throwers continued their sparkling 2018, as senior Kara Breuckman (Crown Point, Ind.) led four Spartans among the top five of the javelin. Her toss of 117 feet, seven inches edged junior teammate Laina Boggs (Frankfort, Ind.) by five inches for the triumph.

Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Brian Cashdollar's squad resumes their 2018 calendar Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28. They compete for individual and team accolades at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships.