Dudley, Postwaite Capture Titles at Hoosier Hills Invitational

Dudley, Postwaite Capture Titles at Hoosier Hills Invitational

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.— Members of the Lake Erie College track and field team competed against some of the best Division I competition at the Hoosier Hills Invitational held at Indian University in Bloomington, Ind. Friday and Saturday (Feb. 14-15).

Jamil Dudley (Massillon, Ohio/Massillon) and Joe Postwaite (Rochester, N.Y./Gate-Chili) took first in the high jump and triple jump, respectively.

Dudley jumped a season-best 2.15 meters to finish first, ahead of Peter Stefanski of Miami University (Ohio), who finished in second with a jump of 2.12 meters.

Postwaite jumped a provisional qualifying distance of 15.20 meters, well beyond the University of Cincinnati's Michael Nwanko who took second at a distance of 14.83 meters.  Colonel Fakorode took fifth in the event with a jump of 14.02 meters.

Nadia Lee (Tucker, Ga./Tucker) took third in the women's portion of the event with a school record, national provisional cut distance of 11.66 meters.

Destiny Prusky (Newton Falls, Ohio/Newton Falls) placed ninth in the high jump at a provisional cut height of 1.66 meters.

Ariana Jorgensen (Kleinburg, Ont./Emily Carr Secondary) and Ethan Snyder (Salesville, Ohio/Buckeye Trail) ran national provisional cut times of 8.80 and 8.31 seconds but were unable to make the finals of the 60 meter hurdles.  Snyder also hit a provisional mark in the 400 meter dash with a run of 48.72 seconds.

-LEC-