FOREST GROVE, Ore. – Lewis-Clark State College’s Kaytlyn Coleman finished second and set a school record in the shot put at the Pacific Twilight track and field meet at Lincoln Park Stadium on Saturday.
Coleman, who has qualified for nationals in the hammer, discus, and shot put this year, improved her national qualifying mark, and increased her personal record by over a foot, with a throw of 46-09.50 (14.26m). The freshman from Kennewick, Wash., now ranks sixth in the nation in the event.
The Warriors also had an 800 meter men’s relay team compete on Saturday. The team, composed of Sam Atkin, Pauric McLaughlin, Jacob Wimpenny, and Hayden Randall, had a time of 7:57.72, coming close to the NAIA qualifying mark of 7:49.00.
Other LCSC highlights included Josh Carpenter taking second in the discus with a throw of 147-11 (45.08m), and Kelsey Klettke claiming first in her flight of the 800, and sixth overall, with a time of 2:19.36.