SIUE Gateway Classic
May 3, 2019
Meet Information: The Gateway Classic will be held at Korte Stadium, on the campus of SIUE. Events are set to begin at 3 p.m. Friday. Teams participating include Fontbonne, Greenville, Missouri Baptist, Principia and Ohio Valley Conference foe Southeast Missouri.
Previously: The Cougars participated in the Memphis Invitational last weekend. SIUE's Kassidy Dexheimer placed second in the women's 3000m steeple with a time of 11:22.94. Also placing second for the Cougars was Brittney Gibbs, who placed second in the women's triple jump (41-4.5).
Men's Top Marks: SIUE's Matt O'Connor sits atop the OVC performance list in the 800m (1:50.54). Ethan Poston has the best mark in the OVC in the high jump (6-8.75). At last week's Memphis Invitational, SIUE's Conor McCarthy recorded the second best long jump (23-5.5) in the conference this season.
Women's Top Marks: Gibbs' mark of 41-4.5 at the Memphis Invitational is the top triple jump in the OVC. SIUE's Alexis Hutchins has the sixth best shot put mark (42-8.75) and Rachyl Anderson has the sixth best discus mark (133-3) in the conference. Dexheimer's time at the Memphis Invitational (11:22.94) is the fifth fastest 3000m steeple time in the OVC.
Looking Ahead: The Cougars will compete in the OVC Outdoor Championships in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, May 9-11.
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