‘Roos take four track and field titles at Saluki Open

U-News Staff

Dan Mann finished the 1,500-meter run in 3:51.47, the fourth fastest time in school history, and was among four UMKC champions at the Saluki Open in Carbondale, Ill., last Saturday.

The women’s team took the other titles. Stephany Johnson finished first in the triple jump with 12.21 meters, Jylian Jaloma won the 1,500 meter run in 4:45.28, and Angel Gannon took the 800-meter run in 2:16.44.

In the 800-meter run, a pair of ‘Roos achieved personal bests with Luke Abouhalkah finishing second in 1:59.88, and Florence Osei finishing third for the women in 2:24.32.

Rich McCoy finished second in the long jump with a leap of 7.23 meters while Jason Martin was fourth with a personal best of 6.89 meters. .

Taylor Wardall capped a 1-2 sweep in the 1,500-meter run, finishing behind Mann with 3:57.76. For the women, Siara Stahl was third in 4:53.57.

The Kangaroos will next head to Muncie, Ind., on the campus of Ball State, for the Summit League Championships from Thursday through Saturday.

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