AKRON, Ohio— The Lake Erie College track and field team competed at the Akron Pole Vault Convention Friday (Jan. 9).
Destiny Pruksy (Newton Falls, Ohio/Newton Falls) had the top finish for the Storm women, taking second in the high jump at a height of 1.70 meters (5-7).
Nadia Lee (Tucker, Ga./Tucker) finished fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 11.6 meters (38-75). She also took seventh in the long jump at 5.33 meters (17-6). Danielle Corbin (Atlanta, Ga.) took fifth in the long jump with a distance of 5.40 meters (17-8.75).
Ariana Jorgensen (Kleinburg, Ont./Emily Carr Secondary) finished fifth in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 9.03 seconds.
Kaitlyn Menges (New Philadelphia, Ohio/New Philadelphia) took seventh in the shot put with a throw of 12.3 meters (41-0.25). She also took eighth in the weight throw with a distance of 15.11 meters (49-7). Hannah Brehm-Gutting placed eighth in the shot put with a throw of 12.13 meters (39-9.75).
Joe Postwaite (Rochester, N.Y./Gates-Chili) had the top finish for the Storm men, winning the high jump at a height of 2.00 meters (6-6.75). Matthew Mrosko (Wickliffe, Ohio/Wickliffe) took second in the jump at a height of 1.95 meters (6-4.75).
Vincent Horning (Stow, Ohio/Stow) took sixth in the one mile run with a time of 4:25.03. Kurtis Taylor (Holland, Ohio/Springfield) took seventh in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 9.04 seconds. Keith Hemphill (Warrensville Heights, Ohio/Cleveland Central Catholic) took eighth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.4 seconds.
Douglas Moorer (Copley, Ohio/Copley) placed seventh in the shot put with a toss of 13.93 meters (45-8.5). Sean Stone (Newton Falls, Ohio/Southeast) took eighth in the weight throw with a distance of 14.64 meters (48-0.5).
The Storm is back in action Jan. 24 at the SPIRE Northcoast Open.