The College of the Ozarks Track team opened the 2021 season Saturday at the Harding University Invitational in Searcy, AR. On a beautiful day for a meet, The Bobcats finished in fifth place overall and the Lady Cats in seventh, with several team members posting NCCAA National qualifying results.
Sarah Zimmerman wasted no time in qualifying for the NCCAA National meet with a second place finish in the Javelin throw at 39 meters. Matt Thomas followed suit, qualifying in both the shot put (1st place) and discus (5th place) and Chase Larimore qualified in the Pole Vault (5th place).
Other notable finishes included: Josh Slocum with a fourth-place finish in the 400 meter, Cody Damlo, fifth in the 110-meter hurdles, Gavin Fletcher, 4th in shot put, and Drew Vinson with a fifth-place finish in the Javelin.
The Track team will compete again Saturday, March 27th at the Missouri S & T invitational in Rolla, Missouri.
Follow the link below for full meet results.