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Jacks wrap up day one at Minnesota

Courtesy: SDSU Sports Info
Release: 01/12/2014 16:26:09

MINNEAPOLIS – In day one of the Jack Johnson Invite select Jackrabbits found themselves competing. Tomorrow SDSU will have more athletes competing as there is a full day of events planned.

On the men’s side:

Bennett Mercil competed in the heptathlon for the Jacks.

Mercil finished the 60-meter dash in 7.47.

Mercil recorded a height of 5' 07.75" in the high jump.

In the shot put, Mercil had a distance of 36' 08.25".

To round out the heptathlon, Mercil recorded a mark of 19' 11.75".

Jeremiah Ary recorded a mark of 21' 02.75" in the long jump. Ary placed ninth.

On the women’s side:

Ashley Odegaard posted a distance of 17' 01.11" in the long jump.

Gina Fritz ran the 200-meter dash in 25.44. Her time of 25.44 is an improvement of her time of 25.66, which was recorded at the MSU Preseason Open earlier this season.

Megan Bren ran a time of 25.66 in the 200-meter dash, which is a personal best for her. Her previous best was 25.67.

Marissa Hagedorn posted a height of 10' 06.00" in the pole vault.

Abby Davis was the lone Jackrabbit to compete in the pentathlon.

Davis completed the 60-meter dash in 10.50 seconds.

Davis also cleared a height of 4' 09.00" in the high jump.

In the shot put, Davis recorded a distance of 23' 07.50".

Davis posted a mark of 13' 11.75" in the long jump.

In the final event of the pentathlon, the 800, Davis finished in 2:41.28.

Overall in the pentathlon Davis collected 2462 points.  

The Jackrabbits will be back in action again tomorrow at the Jack Johnson Invite, the first events are scheduled for a 10 a.m. start.

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