Men's track picks up seven provisionals at PSU/Wendy's Open

Pittsburg, Kan. -- The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up seven provisionals today at the PSU Wendy's open at Carnie Smith Stadium in Pittsburg. 

Clark Tanksley won the high jump with a provisional height of 6-11, while Jayce Thomas was sixth. John Lowe won the pole vault with a provisional height of 15-09, while Raymond Woldtvedt was fifth, and Michael Juergens placed seventh in his first action of the year. 

Taylor McClelland placed fourth in the long jump with a provisional distance of 23-11.75, while Darion Boure and Tanksley were 8th and 9th and Thomas and Jacob Rowe placed 11th and 12th. 

Boure and Thomas both picked up provisionals in the triple jump with Boure placing second at 49-01.5, and Thomas finishing fourth at 47-10.50. McClelland was fifth in the event at 47-06.25. 

Seth Hackney and Dustin Green placed first and second in the shot put with Hackney pulling in a provisional distance of 53-05.5. Green threw for a distance of 51-04.5. Nicklas Polizzi was fourth in the discus at 155-02, while Green was sixth in the hammer with a distance of 160-08. Hackney and Polizzi placed 11th and 18th in the hammer. 

Jeff Fraley continued his success in the 200m, as the indoor All-American placed second with a provisional time of 21.33, just one hundredth of a second behind first place. Tanksley was tenth, while Anthony Price was 11th. 

Price and Tanksley placed third and fourth in the 400m dash, while Jazz Allen was tenth and D'Andre McKenzie and Dustin Roofener placed 16th and 18th. Andrew Webster and Sam Pogue placed second and fourth in the 800, while Alex Mason and Colton Wooldridge placed 6th and 8th. 

Webster was 8th in the 1,500, while Eric Schott won the 5k with a time of 15:05.00. Jake Benton and Adrian Todd placed fourth and sixth in the 5k. Quinten Smith placed fifth in the 110m hurdles, while Thomas and Allen placed sixth and eighth. 

Mason and Wooldridge placed third and fifth in the 3k steeple, while the 4x100m relay team of Allen, Fraley, Tanksley and Price placed third. The Lions' 4x400m relay team of the same group placed third, as well. 

The Lions will be back in action next weekend at Emporia State.