Beavers to compete at Hayward Field, Lane CC
Corvallis, Ore. – The Oregon State women's track team will do double duty this weekend, as the Beavers will compete in two events in Eugene.
The bulk of the squad will head to the University of Oregon for the Hayward Premier, set for Friday and Saturday at Hayward Field. Four Beavers will run at the Northwest Distance Jamboree at Lane Community College on Saturday.
On Friday, field events for OSU at the Hayward Premier begin at 4:30 p.m.; track competition starts at 5:30 p.m. On Saturday, field events begin at 11 a.m., track events at 1:30 p.m.
Competition for the Beavers at the Northwest Distance Jamboree begins at 5 p.m. Saturday.
Last time out
The Beavers posted three all-time top-10 marks and took the team title at the Willamette Invitational on March 26. OSU entered 11 events and took first place in 10 of them.
Junior Taylor Weidinger and sophomore Adael Scatena were double-winners. Weidinger claimed the 200 (25.98) and 400 (58.90); Scatena won the 100 hurdles (14.64) and 400 hurdles (1:02.50).
Redshirt freshman Markayla Billings won the hammer with a mark of 174-10, the No. 6 all-time OSU mark and a 13-foot improvement from her previous best of 161-4, set at the Pacific Northwest Invitational in Corvallis on March 19.
Freshman Lara Denbow won the high jump by clearing 5-8, the No. 9 all-time mark. And sophomore Ella Knott took second in the javelin at 149-1, the No. 7 mark. Her former best was 142-2, also set on March 19 at OSU.
Redshirt senior Keely McLaughlin took first in the discus (144-9); sophomore Delaney Bahn won the long jump (18-6.50); sophomore Abby Buckley claimed the 100 (12.40) and redshirt sophomore Paige Sefried took first in the 800 (2:18.81).
The Beavers head to Monmouth on April 8-9 for the John Knight Twilight Meet at McArthur Track at Western Oregon University.
Hayward Premier entrants
Eugene, Ore. | Hayward Field
Friday's competing Beavers
Javelin (4:30 p.m.): Jordynn Slater, Ella Knott, Jazlyn Romero, Isabelle Esler, Savannah Reilly.
Hammer (5:30 p.m.): Keely McLaughlin, Jade Whitfield, Markayla Billings, Caitlyn Marx.
Long jump (6 p.m.): Chelsea Howard
3000 meter steeplechase (5:50 p.m.): Amber Jackson, Liv Downing.
5000 meters open (6:35 p.m.): Gabby Peterson.
1500 meter open (7:15 p.m.): Emily Perez, Kate Intile, Delia DeLeon, Aleen Golla.
5000 meter invitational (8:15 p.m.): Alyssa Foote, Audrey Lookner, Christina Geisler.
1500 meter invitational (8:50 p.m.): Mari Friedman, Kaylee Mitchell, Grace Fetherstonhaugh.
Saturday's competing Beavers
Discus (11 a.m.): Jordan Spradlin, Markayla Billings, Jade Whitfield, Keely McLaughlin.
Shot put (1:15 p.m.): Keely McLaughlin, Taylor Crockem, Jordan Spradlin.
High jump (2 p.m.): Savannah Reilly, Emma Nelson, Lara Denbow.
Triple jump (2 p.m.): Jaaden Steele.
100 meter hurdles (1:30 p.m.): Jade Newton, Adael Scatena.
400 meters (1:50 p.m.): Chelsie Emmerson.
100 meters (2:10 p.m.): Abby Buckley, Jada Hurley.
800 meters (2:50 p.m.): Paige Sefried.
400 meter hurdles (3:10 p.m.): Adael Scatena.
200 meters (3:30 p.m.): Abby Buckley, Taylor Weidinger.
1600 meter relay (4 p.m.): TBD.
Northwest Distance Jamboree entrants
Eugene, Ore. | Lane CC
Saturday's competing Beavers
800 meters (5:45 p.m.): Sydney van der Zee.
1500 meters (5:55 p.m.): Libby Rinck, Zoe Simmons, Emily Foote.