In the first meet of the season, Oklahoma Baptist qualified seven
potential entries in the NAIA Indoor Nationals, competing Friday in the
University of Kansas Bob Timmons Classic.
OBU had four automatic qualifying marks and three B standards.Aspen Marical
qualified in the women's 60 meter hurdles in 9.17 seconds and Travis Hinton
qualified in the men's 600 yard run, finishing third at 1:13.60.
OBU's other two automatic marks came in the pole vault. Juan Gonzales
qualified on the men's side, clearing 15-7, while Evan Shimanek
punched her ticket at 11-5.75, finishing second on the women's side.Hannah Helker
met the B standard in the women's 1000 meters at 3:03.93 and Uniqua Cooper
reached the B standard in the women's 200 meters at 25.98.
OBU's 4x400 relay team of Travis Bish
, Ross Harlan
, Hinton and Roman Gray
qualified with a B standard 3:21.41.
OBU returns to action Dec. 9 at the Doane Holiday Multi-Event Meet in Crete, Neb.