Lions compete at Central Missouri in final tune-up before MIAA Championships

Warrensburg, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern men's track and field team had five top five finishes today at the Central Missouri Classic in the team's final tune-up before the MIAA Championships next weekend. 

Corey Reynolds placed third in the high jump with a height of 6-6.75, while Corey Shumate was third in the pole vault with a height of 15 feet, nine inches. DJ Dunmire was sixth in the vault. 

Seth Hackney was fifth in the shot put with a distance of 53-3.5, while Andrew Wright and DJ Bland were fourth and fifth in the 400 meters. Jake Crocker was 11th in the 800 meters, while Sam Pogue placed 18th. 

Jacob Khan and Maurlon Bembry placed 10th and 11th in the 200 meters. 

The Lions will be back in action next weekend when Southern plays host to the 2010 MIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.