TACOMA, Washington – The Puget Sound women's track & field team placed second out of nine teams at the Peyton Scoring Meet, and the Logger men finished third out of 15 on Saturday afternoon.
The meet opened with yet another Puget Sound record broken by Tyler Shipley. The senior ran the 10,000-m in 30:19.25. Dave Davies held the previous men's record with a time of 30:27.20, which was achieved in 2000.
The Loggers claimed the top three sports in the 1,500-run, led by Tori Klein with a time of 5:03.55. Taili Ni followed at 5:06.72, and Hannah Eshelman took third with a time of 5:21.27. Ni (18:43.94) and Klein (18:53.45) took second and third, respectively, in the 5,000-m run.
Justin Bigelow won the 5,000-m run for the Logger men, setting the pace at 15:43.22. Liam Monaghan took first place in the 3,000-m steeplechase (10:08.72), and Andrew Langtry placed second (11:03.53).
In the field, Braithwaite earned second place in the pole vault (4.10-m) and Steven Branham won the long jump with a distance of 6.28-m.
The Pacific Lutheran earned team wins on both the men's and women's sides.
Puget Sound next competes at the St. Martin's Invitational on Saturday, April 2.
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