Athletics Sets Eight New Top 10 All-Time Mule Relay Performances


Warrensburg, Mo. – Track and field teams from Washington University in St. Louis did well in the Mule Relays, hosted by the University of Central Missouri. There were no official team scores.

On the women’s side, the Bears had six all-time top-10 performances while the men had two.


In the 60m, Natalie Swinehart ran a 7.84 for second place, which is the third fastest time in WashU indoor history. The Bears also set two other all-time top 10 performances with Mycah Clay with a 7.91 – the sixth-fastest time – and Casey Kohlstruk with an 8.02, which is the ninth-fastest time ever. the history of the program.

In the 400m, sophomore Emma Kelley won the field with a time of 57.32, which is the second fastest time in program history.

Yasmin Ruff took second place in the pole vault with a mark of 3.55m, which is the seventh best in program history.

Becca Tarter finished second in the high jump with a 1.60m mark, tied for fourth in program history.

The Bears took first place in the 4×400 relay with the team of Lauren Gay, Kathryn Leighty, Emma Kelley and Ally Sarussi in a time of 4:01.34.

In the 600 yard run, Anna Karner finished first with a time of 1:33.44 while Ella Behrens took first place in the mile with a time of 5:11.87 out of 30 runners.

In the triple jump, Ebunoluwa Opata finished first with a score of 11.65.

Gay narrowly missed out on first place in the 200m with a time of 25.74, just three-tenths of a second off the lead.


In the shot put, Nolen Bowerman had the third best shot in program history with a throw of 15.56m.

Matt Moore hit the ninth best mark in program history, running a 7.08 in the 60m.

John Harry Wagner took second place in the 200m with a time of 23.04.

In the 3,000m, Cullen Capuano dominated with a time of 8:40.99, 24 seconds ahead of second place.

The 4×400 relay team of Ryan Githuku, Andrew Whitaker, Jackson Cox and Wagner finished first with a time of 3:25.78.

The Bears will face off next weekend at the Keck Invitational Illinois Wesleyan on Saturday, February 5.


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