Underclassmen Prove Vital for Track Team

Samantha Lough

The underclassman of Kent State’s track and field stepped up at the Spire Invitational.   

Sophomore Gabrielle Figueroa finished third in the weight throw, sophomore Taylor Williams set a personal-record to finish 17th in the 200-meter dash and junior Jorian Ordway finished 20th in the 200-meter dash. Red shirt Freshman Alyssa Carlton finished in the top ten of all her pentathlon events.

On the men’s side, junior Reggie Jagers finished third in the men’s weight throw. Michael King, Ryan Looser and Danny Young all placed for the Flashes.

The Spire Invitational continues Saturday.

Samantha Lough is a sport reporter for the Kent Stater. For more information contact her at [email protected].