Harvey Breaks Two Morehead State Records As Track Runs In Kentucky Invitational
Morehead State track competed in its final meet before the OVC Championship with a performance in the Kentucky Invitational in Lexington, Ky. Kilani Harvey led the Eagles with a pair of record-breaking runs as she bested her own marks in the 100m and 200m events.
Harvey started the weekend by shaving .11 seconds off her old 100m record with a time of 12.04 seconds before running the 200m in 24.67 to best her old mark of 25.09 in the event.
Olivia Chapman led Morehead State in the Women's 800m with a time of 2:18.01 to place 18th. On the men's side of the 800m, four Eagles finished in the top-20 highlighted by a 14th-place performance by Michael Dunagan at 1:55.93.
MSU added a pair of impressive performances in the Men's 3000m as Jarrett Mattingly and Watts both earned top-10 finishes. Mattingly crossed the line at 8:36.62 to place fourth while Watts placed eighth with a time of 8:50.56.
Morehead State will take a short break from competition as it prepares for the OVC Championship. The Eagles will run on May 13-15 at O'Brien Field on the campus of Eastern Illinois University. This will be the first OVC Championship since 2019 as last year's competition was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.