Chadron State College track and field student-athletes medaled seven times on Sunday, the last day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The men finished third in the team standings with 111 points, with only one senior competing, while the women were 11th with 28 points.
The biggest scorer for the men’s team on Sunday was Creighton Trembly, who ran his 110 meter hurdles race in 14.59 seconds, into a headwind, to defeat two provisional NCAA qualifiers and finish second. He was also part of the third place 4×100 relay team which finished third in 41.22 seconds.
Later, Quest Savery threw the javelin 55.02 meters, which won him second place in that event. Dylan Soule placed fifth in the javelin with a heave of 53.16 meters. The two sophomores were ranked second and third in the conference, entering the meet.
Derrick Nwagwu medaled for the fourth time in his career at an RMAC Championship, winning silver in the men’s triple jump. His leap of 14.91 meters, in the final attempt of flight two, was good enough to improve from sixth place in the 2021 RMAC outdoor championships. Nwagwu retains a ranking of 17th, on the NCAA Division II list, to remain in contention for a place at nationals.
In addition to Nwagwu, Voth added four points to his total in the triple with a personal best of 14.75 meters for fifth place, and senior Joss Linse was sixth with his second-best outdoor leap of 14.40 meters.
Both Cano twins, Osvaldo and Osiel, started the CSC men’s 4×400 relay team which finished third. They were joined by Logan Moravec and Greg Logsdon, who ran the final leg.
Daniel Reynolds, the runner-up in men’s hammer throw on Friday, finished third in the men’s shot put on Sunday, with a career-best mark of 16.13 meters.
Shane Collins, who won the men’s hammer throw with a meet record on Friday, set a new personal best in the outdoor shot put to score one point in the event on Friday at 15.12 meters.
On the women’s side, Jourdaine Cerenil was the runner-up in the women’s high jump, clearing 1.69 meters, while Hunter Wiebelhaus was fourth in the same event at a clearance of 1.66 meters for a career best.
Carlie Collier added six points to the women’s total on Sunday, with a sixth-place showing in the 100 meters, a seventh place in the 200 meters, and a share of the women’s eighth-place 4×400 relay, which included Collier, Danae Rader, Michaela Hill, and Caydence Groth.
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs took both team championships. The Mountain Lions men were in front by more than 50 points with 189, while the UCCS women ran away with it by scoring 191 points.