GREAT BEND, Kan. -- The Butler women's outdoor track and field team won both the Region VI and Jayhawk West conference trophies for the 2013 outdoor season Saturday. The Grizzlies won both trophies during the indoor season.
The Grizzly women had seven first-place finishes over the two-day meet, with three runner-up finishes and three third-place finishes.
Fiona Masai and Remona Burchell highlighted the meet for Butler with a pair of first-place finishes. Masai took first in the 3000-meter steeplechase and the 5000-meter run, while Burchell won the 100-meter and 200-meter dash. Latesha Bigby was the fifth top-place individual winner for the Grizzlies by winning the 400-meter hurdles. Bigby also placed third in the 100-meter hurdles.
Rounding out the first-place finishes were the 4x100-meter relay (Carole Idolphine, Cydnie Brown, Kiarra Baker and Burchell) and the 4x800-meter relay (Masai, Collymore, Jonelle Reinert and Nhaieemah Horne) teams. Finishing runner-up was Collymore (1500-meter and 5000-meter run) and Reinert (400-meter dash). Idolphine (400-meter hurdles) and Horne (400-meter dash) placed third in their respective events in addition to Bigby's 100m hurdle finish.
Other top-five finishes were Masai (800m run, fourth), Josie Wright (shot put, fourth), Aadrian McCollum (10,000-meter run, fifth) and Andrene Wells (400-meter hurdles). Rounding out the medal winners were Rachael Meier (high jump, seventh), Samantha Wyatt (javelin, seventh) and Trisha Christmas (400-meter dash, eighth).
The Butler men finished eighth in the Region VI standings with 47 points and two first-place finishes. The 4x400-meter relay team of Alfred Larry, Paris Carson, Jamelle Ardis and Steven Calloway took first, while Larry won the 400-meter dash. Taking third was the 4x100-meter relay team of Shauron Jennings, Justin Breaux, Freddy Gobewole and Cameron Hampton.
The Butler men had three fourth-place finishes, including the 4x800-meter relay team of Larry, Coty Williams, Taylor Parker and Adam Kelsey. Individually taking fourth place were Heber Jimenez (3000-meter steeplechase) and Aaron Cain (400-meter hurdles). Other medal winners were Paris Carson (400-meter dash, seventh), Tyler Knight (pole vault, seventh), Coty Williams (800-meter run, eighth) and Lonell Watkins (long jump, eighth).
|2013 REGION VI OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD|
|May 3-4, 2013|
|100m dash||Justin Breaux||10.72p|
|200m dash||Justin Breaux||21.93p|
|400m dash||Alfred Larry||47.74||1st place|
|Paris Carson||49.65||7th place|
|800m run||Coty Williams||1:59.73||8th place|
|1500m run||Taylor Parker||4:24.44|
|5000m run||Mathew Komen||17:07.50|
|10,000m run||Thomas Groom||41:23.15|
|110m hurdles||Tyler Knight||16.11p|
|400m hurdles||Aaron Cain||55.94||4th place|
|3000m steeplechase||Heber Jimenez||10:29.93||4th place|
|4x100m relay||Butler 'A'||42.37||3rd place|
|4x400m relay||Butler 'A'||3:15.07|
|4x800m relay||Butler 'A'||7:56.85|
|Javelin||Alex Gardinier||172' 3"|
|Long jump||Lonell Watkins||21' 4-1/4"||8th place|
|Adrain McElveen||19' 5-1/2"|
|Pole vault||Tyler Knight||12' 5-1/4"||7th place|
|100m dash||Remona Burchell||11.63p / 11.37f||1st place|
|200m dash||Remona Burchell||23.69p / 23.63f||1st place|
|400m dash||Jonelle Reinert||1:01.27||2nd place|
|Nhaieemah Horne||1:01.61||3rd place|
|Trisha Christmas||1:03.85||8th place|
|800m run||Fiona Masai||2:30.55||4th place|
|1500m run||Abiane Collymore||5:17.34||2nd place|
|5000m run||Fiona Masai||18:39.22||1st place|
|Abiane Collymore||19:38.28||2nd place|
|10,000m run||Aadrian McCollum||51:47.89||5th place|
|100m hurdles||Latesha Bigby||14.87||3rd place|
|400m hurdles||Latesha Bigby||1:05.34||1st place|
|Carole Idolphine||1:05.77||3rd place|
|Andrene Wells||1:07.62||5th place|
|3000m steeplechase||Fiona Masai||11:43.88||1st place|
|4x100m relay||Butler 'A'||48.61||1st place|
|4x800m relay||Butler 'A'||9:49.03||1st place|
|Discus||Josie Wright||77' 3"|
|Hammer throw||Josie Wright||133' 4"||4th place|
|Brea Rice||108' 2"|
|High jump||Rachael Meier||5' 1-1/4"||7th place|
|Javelin||Samantha Wyatt||104' 10"||7th place|
|Long jump||Anna-Marie Ortiz||16' 5-3/4"|
|Rachael Meier||14' 10-1/2"|
|Shot put||Josie Wright||32' 3-1/2"|
|Brea Rice||31' 11-1/2"|
|Triple jump||Anna-Marie Ortiz||33' 10"|