Eastern Records Fourth-Fastest 4x100 Relay Time in School History
Erica Chaney moves into fifth in school history in two events while competing at Long Beach Invitational
The Eastern Washington University women’s 4x100 relay squad finished fifth at the Mt. Sac Relays Saturday (April 17) in Walnut, Calif., and in the process recorded the fourth-fastest time in the school’s track and field history.
The squad, consisting of Sarah Frey, Brianna Okoro, Shene Davis and Whitney Leavitt, had a time of 46.28 to eclipse their previous best earlier this season of 46.59. The school record is 45.93 set in 1994.
In addition, Erica Chaney moved into fifth in school history in both the discus and shot put with her performances at the Long Beach Invitational Saturday (April 17) in Long Beach, Calif.
Chaney had personal-best throw in the shot put with a mark of 45-3 3/4 to rank fifth in school history. She also had a personal-best throw in the discus with a toss of 155-0 to also rank fifth all-time at Eastern. She already qualified for the Big Sky Conference Championships in Ogden, Utah, on May 12-15 earlier this season in both events.
On the men’s side, Adam Stewart won the high jump in Long Beach with a mark of 6-9 1/2. He already qualified for the conference championships earlier this season.
Two other Eagles qualified for the Big Sky Conference
Championships while competing in Long Beach. They were:
High Jump – 5-3 3/4 - Taymussa Miller
Discus – 140-3 – Mari Bingham