Cougars Complete Day One of OVC Championships

John Barnes
John Barnes

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – The SIUE track and field team completed day one of the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships Thursday.

In the men's hammer throw, SIUE's John Barnes earned four points for the Cougars with a fifth-place finish (164-6).

The 1500m preliminary round saw SIUE's Landon Skelly and Aly Goff qualify for the finals tomorrow. Skelly placed 10th in the men's 1500m prelims (3:59.84) and Goff took sixth in the women's 1500m prelims (4:43.14).

In the women's hammer throw, Rachyl Anderson placed ninth (153-2) for the Cougars.

Day two of the OVC Championships is set to get underway Friday at 9 a.m. at the Abe Stuber Track Complex on the campus of Southeast Missouri.