Williams would go on to finish fourth in the event, helping the Kansas City women’s track & field team to a third place finish in the meet, while the men’s squad finished second.
Senior Stephany Johnson, meanwhile, recorded the second best triple jump in school history with a mark of 12.35 meters to place second, while freshman Blake Hocking placed third in the shot put with a throw of 16.25 meters, the second best mark in school history.
Four Kangaroos also claimed individual titles in the event, including sophomore Griffin Humphreys in the 3,000 meter steeplechase with a time of 9:55.72, senior D.C. Okonta in the triple jump with a distance of 14.58 meters, senior Kimoya Harriott in the javelin with a throw of 44.44 meters and Josh Butler in the 200 meter dash with a personal best time of 21.79, while the men’s 4x100 meter relay team on Jason Martin, Butler, Brady Adams and Daniel Prioleau finished first in a time of 41.38.
Overall, 21 ‘Roos recorded personal best marks, while 18 recorded top-three finishes.
Coming Up for the Kangaroos…
Next week the Kangaroos will head to the Arkansas Twilight on May 4 in Fayetteville, Ark., for their final tune-up before The Summit League Outdoor Championships.