Track and Field News 2011

For more information contact Coach David Schenek, 620-792-9370 or Barton Sports Information Director Mike Marzolf, 620-792-9310  

February 21, 2011
Release by Mike Marzolf


Barton women place 7th a Region VI meet

The Barton Community College men’s track and field team placed 7th at the Region VI Championship this past weekend at Ahearn Field House in Manhattan. The Cougars limited numbers totaled 65 during the event. Cowley College won the meet with 33 points followed closely by Butler with 131.  

The Cougars captured 3 gold medals during the weekend – all coming in the field. Barton won two throwing events with Janee Mickens winning the shot put and Marcela Solano winning the weight throw. Mickens won the shot with a heave of 45-7.25. Solano won the weight throw at 53-2.75 with Mickens finishing 2nd with a throw of 51-3.75.


The other winner for the Cougars came in jumps with Sametra Kelly winning the triple jump with a gold-medal effort of 38-9.75. She also finished 3rd in the long jump with a leap of 17-8.25.  

On the track, the Cougars’ top place came in the 200m where Lashada Sims placed 3rd in 24.92 – heading a list of 3 Cougars that placed in the race. Sims also finished 4th in the 60m with a time of 7.84. Aarian Tipton also placed in both sprints finishing 5th in the 60m and 6th in the 200m.


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March 4-5 – NJCAA National Indoor Championships (at Lubbock, Texas)


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