Vikings Finish Strong At Fred Hardy Invitational

Vikings Finish Strong At Fred Hardy Invitational

RICHMOND, Va. – The Cleveland State track and field team wrapped up action at the Fred Hardy Invitational Saturday, led by Tylar Mixon who set a program record in the 200 Meter Dash.

Cleveland State's best sprint finish came in the 100 Meter Hurdles, as Monica Johnson and Mijah Collier finished second and third, respectively, with a time of 14.82. Johnson also had Cleveland State's top finish in the 100 Meter Dash, crossing the finish line in a time of 12.61 to finish sixth.

Tylar Mixon recorded a program record in the 200 Meter Dash, finishing fifth overall with a time of 25.34.

The Vikings had four runners in the 800 Meter Run Saturday, with Deja Emmanus pacing Cleveland State with a 15th overall finish in a time of 2:20.78.

Caprece Conrad was the lone Viking in the 400 Meter Dash, crossing the finish line in a time of 1:04.18 to finish 15th overall.

Graicen Riley and Abbey Rojeck both represented the Vikings in the 3000 Meter Run, Riley finishing 15th overall in a time of 11:08.14, and Rojeck placing 20th in 11:47.60.

Cleveland State's best relay finish came in the 4x100 Meter Relay, as the quartet of Tylar Mixon, Mijah Collier, Monica Johnson, and Hannah Gaskins finished second in a time of 47.59, which was just shy of setting a program record.

The Vikings also finished third in the 4x800 Meter Relay, as the team of Heather McArdle, Lily Michael, Grace Holmes, and Julianne Dorothal finished in 10:25.35, while Cleveland State's top team in the 4x400 Meter Relay finished fifth in 4:07.00.

The Vikings competed in the Javelin on Saturday, with Julianne Dorothal leading the Vikings with a seventh place finish with a mark of 34.18 – setting a program record. Hannah Gaskins placed 11th with a mark of 28.94, while Lauren Zawie recorded a mark of 21.59 to finish 15th.

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Cleveland State will take a week off from competition, returning to the track at the Ball State Challenge on Saturday, April 13.