Cougar Logo
  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Track and Field
SIUE Men's Track and Field
SIUE Athletics
Cougar Ruler

Steven Werths
Steven Werths
Valery Taylor
Valery Taylor
March 14, 2009

Women's Results
Men's Results

Records Fall at Opening Meet
          BOCA RATON, Fla. - Two Southern Illinois University Edwardsville outdoor records fell at the opening of the 2009 track and field season.
          Steven Werths ran a new best at 3,000 meters with a time of 8 minutes, 57.46 seconds. Valery Taylor also set a new long jump record with a leap of 18 feet, 9.25 inches.
          SIUE was competing at the Florida Atlantic University Twilight Meet, the first outdoor meet of the season.
          The Cougars were well represented with first-place awards at the meet. The SIUE winners included Brent Rehkemper (high jump), Eric Mammoser (pole vault), Ben Bishop (shot put and hammer throw), Megan Dennis (400-meter hurdles), Marcus Evans (400-meter hurdles), and Kayla Brown (1,500-meter run).
          The Spring Classic is next up for SIUE. It takes place March 27-28 in Carbondale.
                  -siue cougars-