Cvechko Breaks Mark in 60-Meter Hurdles at Kent State

KENT, OHIO – One record fell and another one was tied as the West Virginia Wesleyan men's and women's indoor track and field teams competed in the Kent State Tune-Up meet this past Saturday.

Lauren Cvechko broke a record in the 60-meter hurdles.

She ran the hurdles in a time of 8.94, breaking the old mark by Ali Crawford who had a time of 9.02.

She finished fifth in the event.

Cvechko also took sixth place in the high jump (1.65).

Wesleyan placed four more in the top 15 of the 60-meter hurdles.

Jordan Lynn was 8th (9.48), Audrey Barber was 11th (9.56), Lauren Leaman was 14th (9.68) and Erica Jack was 15th (9.69).

In the pole vault Caysie Irving tied her own mark with a vault of 3.25 meters. She placed 12th overall.

Mim Stonecipher was 14th in the event (3.10).

Wesleyan placed two performers in the top 10 of the 5000 meters – Joie Johnston was fifth in 18:55.62 and Rachel Pinto was ninth (19:33.55).

The 4 x 400-mter relay foursome of Laura Blake, Emma Harrison, Leaman and Natalie Wiethe took seventh with a time of 4:13.59.

On the men's side, Hunter LeMasters picked up the lone win for Wesleyan on the day.

He took first in the pole vault with a vault of 4.40 meters.

Adam Fox took sixth in the event with a vault of 4.10 meters.

Tavaris Anderson placed fourth in the long jump with a leap of 6.99 meters.

In the 5000 meters, Matt Dearth took fifth with a time of 15:48.64.

Wesleyan placed three in the top 10 in the 60 meter hurdles.

Niles Dailey was sixth (8.47), Daniel Plaugher was seventh (8.52) and Nate Moore was 10th (8.59).

Both teams will be back in action this Friday at the George Mason Last Chance Meet.