Bahner and Manuel Keep Working!

Shocker Track Club Elite Team members Austin Bahner  (Decathlon) and Joshua Manuel (Sprints) competed last week at the Kansas Relays and University of Oklahoma John Jacobs Invitational, respectively.  Bahner, competing in seven (7) select events in the Decathlon, finished in 14th place with 5321 points.  Manuel fought through cross-winds to finish in 14th place in the 100m with a time of 10.71.  See below for links to results.

Kansas Relays

University of Oklahoma John Jacobs Invitational

STC Elite and Open Team Members Compete in WSU KT Woodman

Watch this link for updates for the Wichita State University KT Woodman Track Classic!

Results – Wichita State 2017 KT Woodman Track Classic

STC Open Team Member Tobias Boese finished 2nd in the Decathlon with 6680 points!

Results – KT Woodman Decathlon

STC Open Team Member Dylan Reimer won the Javelin competition with a throw of 64.68m (212′-2″)!
STC Elite Team Member Joshua Manuel finished 26th in the 100m (10.88) and 27th in the 200m (21.87).
STC Open Team Member Aaron Babbidge finished 32nd in the 100m (10.99) and 32nd in the 200m (22.01).

STC Open Team Member Alex James finished 60th in the 100m (11.89).

STC Elite, Open, and Road Racing Athletes Get Busy!

Shocker Track Club Elite, Open and Road Racing athletes took advantage of sunny days in Santa Barbara (yes, you read that correctly), Wichita, and Lincoln, Nebraska, to post scores and times worthy of attention today!

Austin Bahner competed in the Decathlon in the Sam Adams Combined Events Invitational in Santa Barbara, California, and finished 2nd with 7441 points!

Results – Sam Adams Combined Events Invitational

STC Open Team Sprinters Joshua Manuel (100m – 10.53w and 200m – 21.72w) and Aaron Babbidge (100m – 10.76w and 200m – 22.03w) stayed home to compete in the Friends University Invitational.  See below for photos of Joshua and Aaron in action!

Results – Friends University Invitational 

Shocker Track Club Road Racing Elite Team Member Tonya Nero finished 1st in the Women’s competition (44:08.2), and Open Team Members Curtis Rierson  finished 2nd in the Men’s competition (45:10.6) and Emily Maier finished 17th overall (54:23.60) competed in the Hiawatha Hustle 12K event!

Results – Hiawatha Hustle 12K

STC Open Team Javelin Thrower Dylan Reimer traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska to compete in the Husker Spring Invitational.  Reimer posted a season-best of 65.52m (214′-11″)!

Results – Husker Spring Invitational

Photos of Joshua Manuel, Aaron Babbidge, and Tonya Nero follow!

Bahner and Manuel Start Outdoor Season in Arkansas

STC Elite Team Members Austin Bahner and Joshua Manuel begin their outdoor seasons at the University of Arkansas Spring Invitational.  Bahner competes in the Decathlon March 24-25 while Manuel competes in the 100m/200m on March 25th.  Wichita State University Track and Field athletes and Friends University athletes will also compete in the meet!  See the links below for details!
Meet Schedule – Arkansas Spring Invitational Meet Schedule
Live Results – http://www.flashresults.com/2017_Meets/Outdoor/03-25_ArkSpringInvite/

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Volunteers for WSU Track & Field Meets Needed!

If you are looking for a fun opportunity to assist in the facilitation of a Wichita State University Track and Field meet, we’ve got a deal for you!  Actually three (3) deals!  Wichita State University will host three T&F meets this spring – April 13-15, May 5, and May 12-14 – at Cessna Stadium.  Volunteers are provided with an event t-shirt and meals and beverages.  We need you!!

Contact Darren Muci, President, at president@shockertrackclub.com for more details!

 

New Leadership for Officials Group and Youth Track Team Announced

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointments of Mike Holladay as Director of Officials, and Stephanie Knab as Director of the Youth Team.  Mike, a long-time USATF National Level Official, will provide strong oversight and experience in organizing Officials for WSUT&F and STC meets.  Mike can be contacted at officials@shockertrackclub.com.  Stephanie, a recent graduate of Wichita State and the Track and Field Team as a High Jumper, is a Science Teacher at Curtis Middle School.  She will provide strong organizational skills and a strong knowledge of Track and Field in her new leadership role.  Congratulations to Mike and Stephanie!

Bahner Finishes 2nd in USATF Indoor National Meet!

Austin Bahner PR’d in the 60m Hurdles (8.31) enroute to a 2nd place finish in the USA Track and Field Indoor National Championship meet!  Bahner’s total of 5640 trailed event winner Japheth Cato by 98 points.  Complete results are here USATF Results.  Big thanks to Adidas’ Scott Snyder for the awesome Adidas gear and shoes!
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