Storm earns a "5-and-10" at circuit meet

Photo by Baker Media Productions
Photo by Baker Media Productions

HILLSDALE, Mich. – The Lake Erie men and women placed fifth and 10th, respectively, in the 2014 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships concluded on Sunday.

The Storm men tallied 50.5 points in the two-day event at the Margot V. Biermann Center. They finished two points ahead of Hillsdale (Mich.) for fifth position in the 13-team standings in the men's competition.

The LEC women earned 20.5 points to place 10th in a field of 14 women's squads.

On Sunday, the Lake Erie men garnered 10 points on a gold-medal performance by Jamil Dudley in the high jump. Dudley recorded a facility-record 2.12-meter (6-11.5) leap in the high jump a day after placing second in the men's long jump.

Dudley – a senior from Massillon, Ohio – was named the GLIAC Field Athlete of the Year, as announced by the conference on Sunday.

Fellow jumper Joe Postwaite carded 10 more points for the LEC men when he won the triple jump with a mark of 15.44 meters (50-08).

Isaac Snyder took silver in the heptathlon by posting an NCAA-II provisional-mark 4,912 points.

Ethan Snyder scored in two events on Sunday – Snyder took seventh in the 400-meter dash and sixth in the 60-meter hurdles.

The Storm women earned six points on a bronze finish by Danielle Martin in the 60-meter dash. Martin took third and earned an NCAA-II provisional time with her season-best 7.69-second finish. Martin then finished fifth in the 400.

Destiny Prusky placed fourth in the high jump, posting a 1.66-meter (5-05.25) performance.

Nadia Lee notched a season-best (and improved provisional standard) when she notched an 11.67-meter (38-03.5) performance in the triple jump.

Grand Valley State (Mich.) earned 159 points to win the GLIAC women's title. The Lakers swept the league's title meet; they scored 162 points in capturing the men's division.


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