Morehead State Track Teams Complete 2016 Season at OVC Championships
The Morehead State men's and women's track programs completed their 2016 season this weekend at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships.
Senior Desmond Bell closed out a five-year span in blue and gold by taking second place in the 800-meter run. In a close battle to the finish, he finished in 1:50.98.
Senior Jorge Gil-Juarez also finished his career by nearly setting an MSU record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Gil-Juarez crossed the finish line in fourth place with a time of 9:14.05, less than a second off the school mark.
Freshman Justin Moakler capped off his first collegiate campaign by scoring points and taking sixth place in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 3:54.00. Senior Evan Childers also garnered a point by taking eighth place in the 5K at 14:57.67.
For the Eagle women, junior Hannah Bailey tallied points by taking fourth place in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, covering the jumps and water hazards in 11:03.03.
Freshman Kansas Greenwell turned in her second career sub 18-minute 5K, running it in 17:59.17 for 12th place.