This date in Bryant athletic history: 2009

Lady Hornets capture team title at Cyclone Relays

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RUSSELLVILLE — The Bryant Lady Hornet track team won their second consecutive meet championship Friday night at the Russellville Cyclone Relays.

In a field of 23 teams, the Lady Hornets scored 94 points surviving a late surge from 7A-Central Conference foe Conway, who finished runner-up with 86 points. LR Central finished third with 72 points.

“We were battling with Conway all night, but I think the winning outcome basically came down to our overall depth, especially in the distanceevents,” said head coach Danny Westbrook.

Junior sprinters Morgan Seelinger and Jordan Chadwick once again led the way for the Lady Hornets scoring a combined 56 points. Seelinger scored 33 points and Chadwick added 23.[more]

“Morgan and Jordan are both the type of athletes that are a coach’s dream,” Westbrook stated. “They are talented, competitive, and most importantly they work extremely hard. They contribute some big points, but we couldn’t win meet championships without a total team effort. I am so proud of how every member of our team competes and supports each other.”

Bryant scorers: (Top 8 places score team points)

100 meter hurdles – Jordan Chadwick, 1st, 16.2; Morgan Seelinger, 2nd, 16.3

300 meter hurdles – Morgan Seelinger, 2nd, 52.6; Lacie Raney, 3rd, 52.7

400 meter dash – Jordan Chadwick, 1st, 61.9

800 meter run – Mikayla Speake, 3rd, 2:34

1600 meter run – Olivia Ruple, 4th, 6:13

3200 meter run – Katheryn Thompson, 7th, 13:24; Lola Fleming, 8th, 13:34

Triple Jump – Morgan Seelinger, 1st, 33’6”

Pole Vault – Catherine Fletcher, 5th, 9’6”

Long Jump – Morgan Seelinger, 4th, 16’3”; Ashley Petz, 7th, 15’9”

4 x 400 relay – Lacie Raney, Morgan Seelinger, Ashley Petz, Jordan Chadwick, 2nd , 4:15.9

4 x 800 relay – Leah Skinner, Mikayla Speake, Maria Christman, Dylan Vail, 3rd, 10:48

4 x 100 relay – Brandii Robinson, Jordan Chadwick, Lacie Raney, Ashley Petz, 6th, 53.3

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