Last week, only some members of the Blue & Gold competed in the KSU Invitational in Manhattan as the others took part in the Holiday Inn Invitational in Lincoln, Neb.
On the women's side, sophomore Michelle Momo's day included a third place finish (7.84) in the 60-meter dash and a fifth place finish in the long jump with a personal best mark of 17-06.75 (5.35).
In the 600-yard run, senior sprinter Autumn Scott finished second crossing the finish line at 1:27.90. Also in this event, sophomore Veronica Rollins finished fifth with a personal best time of 1:28.26.
In the 4x400-meter relay, the Kangaroos had two groups place in the top three with Group A (Briana Carter, Taylor, Rollins, and Scott) finishing second with a time of 3:54.27 and Group B (Olive, Viola Kleiser, Momo, Shanelle Williams) placing third with a time of 4:05.19.
Saturday also included senior Denise Banda placing fourth in the weight throw with a mark of 53-08.25 (16.36).
Other notable finishes for the women were Stephany Johnson finishing second in the triple jump with a personal best mark 39.05-00 (12.01) and freshman Dahlia Dyson finishing fourth in the shot put with a mark 40-08.25 (12.40).
On the men's side, Johnathon Barnett finished second in the 300-meter dash with a time of 36.32, tying a personal best.
Also in the running events, senior Kristen Hepburn finished third (8.35) in the 60-meter hurdles and Group A (Chandler Hannah, Barnett, Xavier Kenney, and Josh Butler) placed second in the 4x400-meter relay.
In the jump's, senior D.C. Okonta finished second in the long jump with a mark of 22-04.50 (6.82) and Charles Hinton placed third with a mark of 43-03.75 (13.20) in the triple jump.
Junior Ramon Nelson had another superb day leading the Kangaroos in the throw events as he finished third in the weight throw with a mark of 55-07.75 (16.96) and second in the shot put with a mark of 50-04.50 (15.35).
Next Up For the Kangaroos will be the Jayhawk Classic on Friday, Jan. 27 in Lawrence, Kan. hosted by Kansas. Times are to be announced.