April 22, 2018

Burgess & Kapella Take 3rd - Scaggs Qualifies for Nationals

Sam Scaggs qualifying for nationals in the 400m runSam Scaggs

Kyle Kapella jumping over the bar in the high jumpKyle Kapella

Ty Durnell running in the 800m raceTy Durnell

The men’s track and field team participated in the Missouri S&T Dewey Allgood Invite on Saturday in Rolla, Mo.

Congratulations are in order for several of our athletes on some significant achievements this weekend:

  • Kyle Kapella took 3rd of 12 in the high jump with a mark of 1.93m (6’4”);
  • Preston Burgess was 3rd of 14 in the 3000 Steeplechase with a time of 10:14.91;
  • Sam Scaggs qualified for NCCAA Nationals in the 400m with a time of 51.02 to take tenth place out of 30 runners;
  • Ty Durnell posted a personal best in the 800m race, finishing 34 of 44 with a time of 2:13.39; and
  • Seth Thompson’s 400 hurdles time of 1:00.92 set a personal best, taking 3 seconds off his time.

For full details on the results for each of our athletes, click here.

The track and field teams will close out their regular season by heading to the MSSU Relays in Joplin next Saturday.