Oklahoma Baptist turned in three NAIA Top Two marks in the first day of Central Missouri’s Mule Relays Friday in Warrensburg.
Elizabeth Dadzie set the No. 1 mark in the pentathlon, scoring 3,594 points while hitting qualifying marks in two events. She had the No. 4 time in the NAIA in the 60 meter hurdles and tied the NAIA’s best mark in the long jump at 5.74 meters (18 feet, 10 inches). She won both of those pentathlon events and was second in the 800 at 2:37.88 and third in both the high jump (5-0.25) and shot put (37-5.75).
Kim Robinson had the seventh-best mark in the pentathlon at 3,012. She was second in the shot put (39-3), third in the 800 (2:46.08) and hurdles (9.76), fifth in the long jump (165-8.75) and sixth in the high jump (4-9.75).
Hannah Fields turned in the second-best time in the NAIA, winning the mile in 4:50.86, while Katelynn Fritz also qualified with the No. 8 time in the nation at 5:08.74. Fritz was fourth Friday.
Miranda Dent met the automatic qualifying standard, winning the 3000 meters in 10:13.39 – the No. 6 time in the NAIA this season.
Abby Mayfield qualified in the 600, running the 600-yard track in 1:27.95.
Paige Kannady was second in the shot put with an A-standard 43-1.5, but she has a better mark on record this season.
Johanna Kleinsasser won the 5000 meters in 18:32.31, which though a provisional qualifying mark, is the No. 7 mark this season in the NAIA.
Aspen Marical and Emily Hart both hit provisional marks in the 60 hurdles. Marical had the No. 17 time in the NAIA at 9.18 seconds while Hart came in at 9.24. Hart has a better mark this year.
Kenney Fowler also met a B standard in the high jump, clearing 5-3.75, but has a better jump on the books this season.
The meet continues Saturday with men’s events.