April 28, 2018

Scaggs Takes Third in 800 Meters Final

Sam Scaggs running with runners on either sideSam Scaggs

Ryan Vance at the Start line beginning the race with runners on either sideRyan Vance

The Bobcat men’s track and field team traveled to Joplin, Mo. on Friday to compete in the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational held at Missouri Southern State University.  The meet features 14 schools, including Dallas Baptist, Oral Roberts, UMKC, Drury, and host MSSU.

Highlights of the day featured Sam Scaggs taking 3rd place out of 30 runners in the Men’s 800 Meters Finals with a time of 1:58.01, his personal best on the season.  Preston Burgess took 4th place in the Men’s 3000 Steeplechase Finals with a time of 10:16.84, and Kyle Kapella also had a 4th place finish in the Men’s High Jump Finals.

Full results of the day can be found here.

The next stop for the men’s and women’s teams will be at the NCCAA National Championships being held in Winona Lake, Indiana on May 11th.