Blumbaha Wins Long Jump, Triple Jump




JOPLIN, Mo. – The Oklahoma State women’s track and field team finished the weekend at the Missouri Southern Invite with top performances from senior Lauren McKee (60 meter dash – 7.83), freshman Alina Istrate (Mile run – 5:16.12), senior Kim Blomkvist (3000 meter run – 10:29.16) and sophomore Baiba Blumbaha (long jump – 5.94m; triple jump – 12.38m). The Cowgirls also posted an amazing 16 new season bests records at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center in Joplin, Mo.

The Cowgirls also found success in the Distance Medley Relay as Teran Mixon, Irene Masai, Brandi Andrews and Natalia Kovtun finished in first place with a time of 12:16.50 on day one.

On day two of the Missouri Southern Invite the Cowgirls top two finishes came from senior Lauren McKee (60 meter dash – 7.83) and freshman Alina Istrate (Mile run – 5:16.12). In about ten races the Cowgirls placed numerous runners in the top ten.

Missouri Southern State Invitational results
Friday, Feb. 15, 2008 – Day One

200 meters
Lauren McKee; second place – 26.08
Fey Bashorun; sixth place – 26.49
Jazmine Harp; 31st place – 27.99
Kim Johnson; 32nd place – 28.01

3000 meters
Kim Blomkvist; First place – 10:29.16
Leah Schroeder; Third place – 10:39.14
Alina Istrate; fifth place – 10:48.06

Distance Medley Relay
Oklahoma State “A”; First place – 12:16.50

Long Jump
Baiba Blumbaha; First place – 5.94m
Tihana Sarac; Second place – 5.79m
Mateja Posavec; fifth place – 5.46m
Clarissa Andrews; 10th place – 5.18m

Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008 – Day Two

60 meter dash
Lauren McKee: Second Place – 7.83
Fey Bashorun: Sixth Place – 7.95

Mile run
Alina Istrate: First Place – 5:16.12

Mile run Invitational
Kim Blomkvist: Fourth Place – 5:20.94

600 yard run
Irene Masai: Second Place – 1:24.85
Teran Mixon: Fifth Place – 1:29.54
Tihana Sarac: DNF

60 meter hurdles
Tihana Sarac: Sixth Place – 9.48

High Jump
Destyn Stallings: 15th Place – 1.52m

Triple Jump
Baiba Blumbaha: First Place – 12.38m
Mateja Posavec: DNF
Clarissa Andrews: DNF

Remaining Schedule
Feb. 23: Sooner Open (Norman)
Feb. 29: Big 12 Indoor Championships (Lincoln, Neb.)
March 14: NCAA Indoor Championships (Fayetteville, Ark.)



 

 

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