Griffins prepare for SLIAC Invitational at EIU

Griffins prepare for SLIAC Invitational at EIU

The Eastern Illinois University Friday Night Special was a good chance to start priming for next week's SLIAC Invitational. The Griffins were fortunate to have a couple of positive performances against great competition. The men scored one point by Austin Lawrence and the women scored 16 points behind efforts by the 4x400 (3rd), Colleen Gosser (4th - 600m), Sarah Rhoads (5th - 1000m), and Jennie Stare (6th - 600m). The Griffins look forward, depending on how women's basketball turns out this week, to have their compete roster competing for the SLIAC Invitational next week.

School Records: (3)

Colleen Gosser – Women's Freshman 600m record

Mackenze Daniel – Women's Freshman and School Shot Put Record

Established Record: (1)

Austin Lawrence – Men's 600m Freshman record

PRs: (3)

Colleen Gosser – 600m

Mackenze Daniel – Shot Put

Raven Venegas – Shot Put

Season PRs: (2)

Jennie Stare – 600m

Women's 4x400 Relay

Other Notables:

Kayla Sheldon ran herself into 8th on the school list in her first 400m in college (a three-second PR from her high school best).

Austin Lawrence ran himself into 6th on the school list in his first collegiate 1000m.

Sarah Rhoads ran herself into 7th on the school list in her first 1000m.