COOKEVILLE, Tn. – The SIUE track and field teams had multiple medal winners in the final day of the Ohio Valley Conference Championships Saturday.
The day started out with SIUE Senior thrower Martinus Mitchell taking first in the men's shot put (58 feet, 2 inches). This was Mitchells first OVC Championship in the shot put.
Brittney Gibbs placed second in the women's triple jump with a mark of 41-6.50. The win gave Gibbs her first OVC medal of her career.
In the women's shot put, Claire Nolan took third with a mark of 48-1.75. This was Nolan's first OVC outdoor medal.
The SIUE men finished fifth overall with 102 points and the SIUE women placed eighth overall with 58 points.
Martinus Mitchell after winning the men's shot put.
SIUE Head Coach Scott Block on his teams overall performance at the Championships.