Lind Currently First in Heptathlon
Regular portion of Candy Cane Invitational will begin Saturday
Kersee Lind of the Eastern Washington University track and field team currently sits in first place with 2,723 points in the men's heptathlon at the second annual Candy Cane Invitational Friday (Dec. 4) in the Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse in Cheney, Wash.
Eastern's Tim Armstrong is currently in fourth with 2,478 points. Lind and Armstrong will wrap-up the last three events in the men's heptathlon starting at 8 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 5).
In the women's pentathlon, Christy Borders finished third in the women's pentathlon with 2,660 points. She qualified for the Big Sky Conference Championships in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 8.49 (the qualifying standard is 8.63). Elise Jepsen finished fourth with 2,602 points and Liz Cobb finished sixth with 2,074.
The regular portion of the meet will begin with field events at 11 a.m. and running events at 1 p.m.