Butler women win Region VI outdoor championship

Butler women win Region VI outdoor championship

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).

May 3-4, 2013
Event Name Time/Distance     Result
100m dash Justin Breaux 10.72p  
  Cameron Hampton 10.81p  
  Shauron Jennings 10.82p  
200m dash Justin Breaux 21.93p  
  Cameron Hampton 21.98p  
  Steven Calloway 22.06p  
400m dash Alfred Larry 47.74 1st place
  Paris Carson 49.65 7th place
  Jamelle Ardis 50.68  
800m run Coty Williams 1:59.73 8th place
  Adam Kelsey 2:03.47  
  Drake Brown 2:08.11  
1500m run Taylor Parker 4:24.44  
  Fidel Munoz 4:30.25  
  Israel Mendoza 4:37.14  
5000m run Mathew Komen 17:07.50  
  Thomas Groom 19:24.35  
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
  Shauron Jennings    
  Justin Breaux    
  Freddy Gobewole    
  Cameron Hampton        
4x400m relay Butler 'A' 3:15.07  
  Alfred Larry    
  Paris Carson    
  Jamelle Ardis    
  Steven Calloway    
4x800m relay Butler 'A' 7:56.85  
  Alfred Larry    
  Coty Williams    
  Taylor Parker    
  Adam Kelsey    
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
Event Name Time/Distance Result
100m dash Remona Burchell 11.63p / 11.37f 1st place
  Cydnie Brown 12.53p  
  Kiarra Baker 12.61p  
200m dash Remona Burchell 23.69p / 23.63f 1st place
  Cydnie Brown 26.13p  
  Kiarra Baker 26.26p  
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
  Jill McPherron 2:41.16  
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
  Carole Idolphine    
  Cydnie Brown    
  Kiarra Baker    
  Remona Burchell    
4x800m relay Butler 'A' 9:49.03 1st place
  Fiona Masai    
  Abiane Collymore    
  Jonelle Reinert    
  Nhaieemah Horne    
Discus Josie Wright 77' 3"  
Hammer throw Josie Wright 133' 4" 4th place
  Brea Rice 108' 2"  
  Samantha Wyatt 108'  
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"