Day 1 Results
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — To highlight the first day of action that took place at the Don Kirby Invitational, junior jumper Erinn Beattie broke the high jump record for the second time in as many weekends on Friday evening at the ABQ Convention Center.
Beattie posted an Aggie indoor school record of 1.76m in the high jump last weekend at the season-opener New Mexico Classic, only to return to the same arena the following weekend to replace her newly set record with a 1.78m jump. Her jump placed her in second that day, behind first-place finisher Tynita Butts.
Among the other jump-related events, Beattie also placed second in the long jump, posting a 5.53m measurement, which was was 0.2m behind first-place winner Brittany Brown from San Jose State.
In the women’s 200 and 400, Kieana Butler and Mikaela Adolphus were the two fastest Aggies, respectively. Butler led the group of five with a 24:94 200m dash, which gave her a third place finish in section 12 heat, while Adolphus clocked her 400m run at 56.29, which was good enough to earn herself a first-place finish in the section 6 heat. Following directly behind Adolphus in the 400m event was freshman Flora Oliveira, who finished her race with a 56.89 time.
For the longer distance runs, Shelby Hightower lead the three Aggie contingents with her 1:38.51 time in the 600m run, while Jordan Stefani scored a first-place finish in the section 4 heat.
The UC Davis women’s indoor track and field team returns to action tomorrow morning for their second and final day of action at the 2018 Don Kirby Invitational.
2018 DON KIRBY INVITATIONAL, DAY 1
ABQ Convention Center
Women’s events only
UC Davis entrants listed below
WOMEN’S HIGH JUMP: Flight 2: 2. Erinn Beattie, 1.78m.
WOMEN’S LONG JUMP: Flight 1: 2. Erinn Beattie, 5.53m.
WOMEN’S SEEDED 3000: Section 1: 7. Haley Adel, 10:29.59
WOMEN’S 200: Section 6: 2. Kierra Davis, 24.63; Section 8: 3. Mikaela Adolphus, 25.17. Section 11: 1. Natsumi McGee, 24.76; Section 12: 3. Kieana Butler, 24:94; Section 19: 6. Hilary Ojinnaka, 26.31.
WOMEN’S 400: Section 5: 4. Kayla Gibson, 58.78; Section 6: 1. Mikaela Adolphus, 56.29, 2. Flora Oliveira, 56.89; Section 8: 5. Emma Redick, 59.29; Section 11: 5. Hilary Ojinnaka 1:04.99.
WOMEN’S 600: Section 2: 4. Shelby Hightower, 1:38.51; Section 3: 3. Sofia Ries, 1:42.08; Section 4: 1. Jordan Stefani, 1:41.43
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