Ind.) The Maple Leaf Invitational offered Kris Shear the opportunity to qualify
for the NAIA Outdoor National Championships in the race walk. Three teammates
accompanied him on the trip to Goshen, winning two other events.
the 5,000 meter race walk from the start, taking the win and getting his
qualifier. His time of 24:54.90 broke his by over one minute.
repeated his win from the previous year in the hammer throw. His mark of 178'
10" broke the track record. Leong also took second in the discus with a throw
In the 3,000
meter steeplechase, Jared Courtright hoped to break 10 minutes in his debut. The
freshman took the lead early and was ahead of pace with 150 meters to go. Then
on the final water bar his right foot clipped the barrier sending him splashing
into the pit. Courtright quickly regained his feet and won the race in
finished the day for Cornerstone running the 400 meters. After running
aggressively into the wind on the back stretch, Yeo led until the last ten
meters when he was overtaken by Jordan Heim of Bethel. Heim won in 49.43 with
Yeo second in 49.61.
team returns to action on April 3 at the Grand Rapids Open.