WAVERLY, Iowa -- The distance medley relay ran the third-fastest time in school history on Friday for the Simpson men's track and field team at the American Rivers Conference Championships.
The quartet of Tyler Combs, Jordan Coughenour, Levi Lefebure and Jonathan Facio earned a time of 10:26.13 in the distance medley relay, which placed the squad fourth, just missing out on an all-conference nod.
Elliott Meyer captured a spot in the 60-meter hurdle finals for Saturday with a seventh-place mark in the preliminary round on Friday. Meyer crossed the line in 8.56 seconds. Coughenour finished in 10th in the event.
Ryan Trainer is currently sixth in the heptathlon after four events. He finished third in the high jump, fifth in the long jump, and eighth in the 60 meters and shot put.
The Storm will resume competition tomorrow at 9 a.m. in Waverly, Iowa.
60 prelims — 13. Travis Tupper, 7.15 | 15. Carter Frick, 7.16 | 16. Craig Garrison, 7.18
5000 — 5. Trey Thompson, 15:17.99
60 hurdles prelims — 7. Elliott Meyer, 8.56 | 10. Jordan Coughenour, 8.80
Distance medley — 4. Tyler Combs, Jordan Coughenour, Levi Lefebure, Jonathan Facio, 10:26.13
4x200 relay — 4. Travis Tupper, Craig Garrison, Kirk Wicks, Troy Vittetoe, 1:30.37
Heptathlon — 6. Ryan Trainer, 2202
Long jump — 11. Carter Berkey, 6.25m | 18. Austin Greenwalt, 6.05m
Shot put — 4. Caleb Striegel, 15.29m