Track & Field Shows Strong with Group at Last Chance Qualifier

Track & Field Shows Strong with Group at Last Chance Qualifier

NAPERVILLE, Illinois - Junior Jerica Kotarak was second in the long jump and junior Maia Heineck was third in the javelin to lead a small contingent from the MSOE men's and women's track & field teams at the Dr. Keeler Invitational last chance qualifier.

Five women and two men competed on Friday, the second day of the event.

Kotarak leaped 17-8 3/4 in the long jump to take second among 21 competitors. She also tied for 10th in the triple jump with a distance of 36-2 3/4.

Heineck threw 129-3 in the javelin for third place in a field of 18 throwers. Junior Rachel Ruona also competed in the event, taking 15th at 91-9.

Representing the men was freshmen Deven Jakubowski and Sean Fitzpatrick. Jakubowski ran 1:01.16 for 27th place in the 400m hurdles while Fitzpatrick was 102nd in the 800m with a time of 1:02.28.