(ALLIANCE, Ohio) – Lake Erie track & field continues to improve week after week under the leadership of Head Coach Giles Davis. This week saw the Storm head south on 44 to Mount Union to participate in the Jim Wuske Invitational.
On the women's side, Imane Snyder was second in the 60 meter dash with a time of 7.95. Sydney Crouch also made the finals and finished ninth with a time of 8.21. Snyder was also third in the 200 meter dash with a time of 26.20. Luca Hartman was fourth with a time of 26.86 and Crouch finished sixth with a time of 27.15 in the same event.
In the 500 meter dash, Hailey Nielsen cruised to a win in her heat with a time of 1:25.60 and did well enough to finish third overall.
Johanna Moeller qualified for the finals in the 60 meter hurdles and eventually finished third behind an unattached runner with a time of 9.43.
Nielsen and Crouch also excelled in the field events as the duo finished third and fourth in the long jump. Nielsen's best mark came at 5.12 meters, while Crouch was just behind her at 4.98.
A week after setting the school record in the pole vault Lillian Putney finished sixth with a height of 3.07 meters.
On the men's side, Montrell DeVaughn finished third in the 60 meter dash with a time of 7.16. Joseph Elson Jr. placed fourth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 23.34. Joseph Pearce placed in the 500 meter dash with a time of 1:13.34.
In the distance events, Brandon Bryan placed seventh in a pair. In the 1,000 meters, Bryan clocked in at 2:47.87 before running the mile in 4:36.45. Tareeq Welch placed third in the long jump with a total of 6.57 meters.
The Storm will visit a familiar place in their next trip as they head to Tiffin for the Dragon Invitational a week from today. From there, Lake Erie will have two weeks off until the G-MAC Championships at Findlay.