WSU - Track Sets Two School Records At Armory Invitational

WSU - Track Sets Two School Records At Armory Invitational

Provided by WSU

Jeff Weiss

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Ten members of the Wayne State University women's indoor track squad participated in the two-day (Jan. 30-31) Armory Track Invitational held at the New Balance Track & Field Center.

WSU participants set two school records on Saturday as junior Erika Perry (Romeo, Mich.) eclipsed her previous mark in the weight throw with a toss of 16.80m (55-01.50), while the 4x400m relay quartet of sophomore Dazmonique Carr (Lawnside, N.J. / Haddon Heights), freshman Karrington Seals (Farmington Hills, Mich. / North Farmington), sophomore Imani Bush (Canton, Ohio / South) and sophomore Leah Ellis (Battle Creek, Mich. / Central) crossed the finish line in a time of 3:56.06.

Redshirt freshman Elizabeth Herriman (Adrian, Mich. / Sand Creek) has a throw of 12.38m in the shot put.

Freshman Lauren Bohn (Windsor, Ont. / E.J. Lajeunesse Catholic) had a toss of 14.07m in the weight throw.

Redshirt freshman Jewel Wilson (Voorhees, N.J. / Eastern) had a distance of 10.71m in the triple jump.

Carr and Ellis both competed in the 400m event and finished with times of 58.58 and 58.76, respectively.

Seals recorded a time of 9.27 in the 60m hurdles.

Sophomore Kierra Johnson (Flint, Mich. / Brandon) and Bush both participated in the 60m dash. Johnson had a time of 8.031, while Bush finished in a time of 8.16.


UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. -- Nearly 20 members of the Warrior indoor track squad competed on Jan. 31 at the Saginaw Valley State University Jet's Pizza Invitational.

Top performances were turned in by junior Chelsea Johnson (Oxford, Mich.), who placed second in the 3k (10:04.32) with the fourth fastest time in school history.

Senior Kayla Smade (Columbus, Mich. / St. Clair) recorded a second-place finish in the mile (5:03.73), which tied for the third fastest time in program history.

Junior Kayla Balfour (St. Clair, Mich.) set a personal best in the 3k (10:07.62), while redshirt freshman Gabrielle Herriman (Adrian, Mich. / Sand Creek) set a PR in the shot put (12.11m). Junior Anne Okonowski (Dearborn, Mich. / Divine Child) notched a personal best in the 5k (18:35.24).

Redshirt freshman Sloane Brunner (Washington, Mich. / Romeo) placed seventh in the shot put (11.17m), while sophomore Leah Coonrod (Kalamazoo, Mich. / Gull Lake) finished sixth in the 5k (18:11.62).

Senior Lauren Gagnon (Waterford, Mich. / Mott) was fifth in the 3k (10:18.04), with sophomore Christina Kollien (Alpena, Mich.) placing fourth in the 60m hurdles (9.16/9.12 prelims)