WICHITA, Kan. – Oklahoma Baptist women's indoor track and field team took first place Thursday at the Shocker Prelude.

The Lady Bison scored 151.5 points at the meet, hosted by Wichita State at the Heskett Center. Friends finished runner-up with 136 points and Emporia State was third at 86 points.

Lady Bison runners met one provisional qualifying standard and took first place in three events.

Leah Molter finished second in the 60-meter hurdles with a provisional qualifying time of 8.79. It was the 15th fastest time in all of NCAA Division II this season.

OBU took the top two spots in the one mile run. Tesa Potter placed first in 5:19.70 and Emily Sechrist finished second with a time of 5:23.51.

McKae Mitchell won the 400-meter run with a finals time of 58.18.

A Lady Bison relay team took first place in the 4x800 relay in 9:57.11, winning by over 20 seconds. The race was a non-championship event.

OBU women have now met three provisional standards through two meets.

Men's Track Takes Second in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. – Indoor track and field competition continued for Oklahoma Baptist Thursday, with the men finishing second by just one point at the Heskett Center.

Bison men finished with 138 points for a second place finish behind 139 points from host school Wichita State. Emporia State finished third with 90 points.

OBU met one provisional standard in a field event and won two events.

Saleem Fadel took first in the 35-pound weight throw with a distance of 59' 10.5" (18.25 meters). He met the provisional qualifying standard in the event, which was the 15th best throw in Division II this year. It is the first qualifying mark the Bison have met this season.

Oklahoma Baptist finished first and second in the 400-meter run. Dillion Phillips won the event in 50.90, edging out his teammate Sayvon Milton in second place with a time of 50.95.

The team will return to action on Jan. 20 at the UCO Invitational, hosted in Norman.

The team will return to action on Jan. 20 at the UCO Invitational, hosted in Norman.