Bears Finish Sixth at MVC Outdoor Championship
Ernest and Malcolm nearly pulled a sweep of the top two places in the 400-meter dash. Ernest took first with a time of 53.57 while Malcolm was third crossing the line at 54.93, just 0.01 seconds from second place. The times are personal bests for both Ernest and Malcolm. Ernest's mark is a NCAA qualifying performance and moves her to number three on the MSU all-time top performers list.
Asher Kyger claimed third in both the 1500-meters and 800-meters.She posted a time of 4:32.47 in the 1500-meter run and a time of 2:12.63 in the 800-meter race. Teammate Emily Fletcher also competed in the two events. Fletcher captured fifth-place in the 1500-meters with a time of 4:34.75 and took seventh in the 800-meters with a time of 2:16.13.
Ernest was runner-up in the 200-meter dash with a personal best time of 24.10. Courtenee Boulard added a sixth place finish in the event crossing the line at 24.68.
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Boulard also took seventh in the 100-meter dash with a new personal best time of 12.13.
The lone scorer for the Bears in the field on day three was Shawntee Middlebrook, who took sixth in the triple jump. Her jump of 38' 9.5" is a new personal best.