EOUís Bragg, Moore place in Cascade meet events
KLAMATH FALLS — Eastern Oregon University track and field’s Brian Bragg had the top Mountaineer finish on the first day of the Cascade Collegiate Conference Championships Thursday.
The senior finished second in the men’s 10,000 meters with a time of 31:59.95.
Bragg grabbed eight points for the Mountaineer men with his finish. He has already qualified for the NAIA National Championships with a season-best time of 30:48.10 at the Pacific Twilight meet. Southern Oregon’s Ryan Sorenson claimed the conference crown, holding Bragg off with a time of 31:59.06.
Kimmy Moore finished third in the women’s long jump with a mark of 17 feet, 0.75 inches. The senior came into the event seeded third. She earned six points for the Mountaineer women. Southern Oregon’s Mickayla Garrard won the event with a top mark of 17-5.5.
Robbie Haynie had a sixth place finish in the men’s long jump to earn the EOU men three points. The senior had a 22-5 effort.
Eastern’s women scored three points in the hammer throw with a seventh place finish from Brooke Randall and an eighth place finish from Courtney Millsap. Randall’s top mark was 130 feet, 2 inches, while Millsap was at 121 feet, 7 inches. Concordia’s Sharayah Kenady shattered the meet record with a winning mark of 190-3.
Trevor Barrett grabbed a point for the Mountaineer men with eighth place finish in the men’s hammer. The Madras native had a top toss of 171 feet, 7 inches. Concordia’s Bo Johnson had the top throw in the NAIA so far this season, 195 feet, 10 inches, to win the event.
The EOU women sit in third place after the first day with 26 points, while the Mountaineer men are in fourth with 23 points. Concordia leads the women’s standings with 52 points, and the CU men are in first with 46 points.