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Roos Breaks Record At Kansas, Roos Make Mark in California
UMKC Athletics 4-21-2019
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The UMKC track & field teams continued their outdoor season on this week when they sent athletes to three separate meets.

At the Bryan Clay Invitational and Mt. SAC Relays in California, the Roos were led by their 10,000-meter runners.  On the women’s side, Katherine Hanners finished in a time of 36:03.99, good for sixth in the event, fourth in the WAC and fourth all-time in school history.  For the men, Jason Fambrough finished in a time of 30:35.78, third best all-time at UMKC.

Bryce Miller, fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, and Sarah Jaloma, eighth in the 10,000-meter, also registered top-10 finishes in the prestigious meet.

At the Kansas Invitational in Lawrence, Kan., meanwhile, Chesney Walker posted a score of 4,118 in the heptathlon, including winning the javelin throw, the fifth best score in school history.

Carolyn Ross, meanwhile, won the 400-meter hurdles in a school record breaking time of 59.73, the fastest time in the WAC this season and 55th in the NCAA.

The Blue & Gold will be back in action again on Apr. 27 when they head to Baldwin, Kan., for the Zach Kinder Wildcat Open.

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