Wichita State Shockers

Wichita State men win MVC indoor track championship

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Wichita State won its first men’s indoor Missouri Valley Conference track and field title since 2010 on Sunday.

The Shockers finished with 141.5 points at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Southern Illinois finished second with 132.5 points. WSU had finished second behind Indiana State the past three seasons.

WSU’s women finished second with 111 points behind Illinois State’s 121.

WSU grabbed five of the top seven spots in the heptathlon, led by Kyle Troxler finishing second with 5,061 points. Jared Belardo won the long jump (25 feet, 9 1/2 inches) and the triple jump (51-2 3/4). Jazz Michael Lindo finished second in the triple jump (49-9).

Ugis Jocis finished second in the mile with a time of 4 minutes, 14.5 seconds. In the shot put, Zach Loesch placed third with a throw of 55-7 3/4.

For the women, Breanne Borman finished second in the pentathlon with 4,133 points. Gayvn Yetter placed third with 3,839 points.

Jamesia Milton won the weight throw with a toss of 66-10 3/4. Borman won the high jump at 5-8. Taylor Larch-Miller won the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.39 seconds and Rebekah Topham placed second in the mile with a time of 4:55.19.