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Cardinal Track & Field Teams Finish Day One of GVSU Big Meet

Cardinal Track & Field Teams Finish Day One of GVSU Big Meet

ALLENDALE, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's and women's track & field teams competed in day one of the GVSU Big Meet on Friday (Feb. 14).  In a meet filled with many participants and great competition, the Cardinals turned-in several solid performances.

Diamond Taylor posted an NCAA provisional qualifying time in the 400 meter dash, crossing the line with a time of 57.16.  Teammate Emily Short followed that up with another provisional mark, placing second in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 9:42.13.

Emerald Joiner turned-in a third place finish in the meet, adding another provisional mark for the Cards by tossing a length of 13.58 meters in the shot put.

Travis Toye and Andrew Middleton placed 19th and 21st in the 800 meter run with times of 1:54.12 and 1:54.21, respectively.

In the 5,000 meter run, Joey Burelle ran to a time of 14:53.13, placing him 21st in the event.  

Freshman Brady Watson placed 6th in the triple jump as well, leaping to a height of 13.09 meters.

The teams take to the track again tomorrow at the Kelly Family Sports Center on the campus of GVSU, beginning at 11:00 am