April 13, 2012 in Sports

Two records fall at Whitworth Twilight


Two Boppell Track records fell at the Whitworth Twilight Open on Thursday evening.

Eastern Washington’s Whitney Leavitt, who also won the women’s 100, broke the 200-meter record with a time of 24.79 seconds. The previous mark of 25.0 was set by Kerri Fife of Idaho in 1996.

Catherine Theobald of Gonzaga broke the 800 mark in 2:14.84. That broke the mark of 2:15.10 set by Jaime Miller of Montana in 2001. It is also a GU record.

EWU’s Shene Davis won the long and triple jumps. Erica Chaney, competing unattached, won the shot and discus.

In men’s competition, Whitworth’s Carter Comito won the discus and shot, and Jonathan Hoff won the long jump and 110 hurdles. Also, Brad Wall, competing unattached, won the 200 and 400.

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