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BLACKMAN JR. SETS SEASON'S BEST AT HARRY JEROME

BLACKMAN JR. SETS SEASON'S BEST AT HARRY JEROME

RICHMOND, B.C. - First-year Kenny Blackman Jr., alongside pentathlete Jordyn Piercy, led the charge at the Harry Jerome Indoor Games on Saturday. Held at the Richmond Olympic Oval, Blackman Jr. finished the 60m race in first place with a season's best time of 6.92, while teammates Praise Olatoke (Glasgow, Scotland) and Ben Tjernagel (New Westminster, B.C.) finished third and fourth respectively.

Piercy competed four times over the day: 60m hurdle heats, hurdle finals, shot put and high jump, capturing two personal bests over the day in her field events with a throw of 8.84m and a jump of 1.50m.

On the distance side, Tyler Dejong (Langley) captured a second place finish in the 1000m in a time of 2:33.82 while first-year Luke Snyder (Ludington, Michigan) won the men's 300m race in 36.83.

Heptathletes Christ Weiss (West Vancouver, B.C.) and Dominic Luccock (Delta, B.C.) competed in hurdles, shot put and high jump, with Weiss finishing third in the hurdles with a time of 9.25 and Luccock throwing 10.28m in shot put.

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TWU will send athletes to both Kamloops and Seattle next weekend, competing in the Gary Reed Indoor Invitational as well as the Dempsey Indoor at the University of Washington.

TWU SPARTANS RESULTS
WOMEN
60m Hurdles
Heats
2nd – Jordyn Piercy – 9.64q

Finals
3rd - Jordyn Piercy - 9.55

High Jump
5th - Jordyn Piercy - 1.50m
8th - Sophia Pauls - 1.45m

Shot Put
3rd – Jordyn Piercy – 8.84m

MEN
60m
Heats
1st - Kenny Blackman Jr. - 6.98
2nd - Praise Olatoke - 7.00
5th - Ben Tjernagel - 7.15 (7.148)
27th - Jonathan Van Garderen - 7.62

Finals
1st - Kenny Blackman Jr. - 6.92
3rd - Praise Olatoke - 6.96
5th - Ben Tjernagel - 7.06

60m Hurdles
Heats
4th - Chris Weiss - 9.35q
5th - Dominic Luccock - 10.42

Finals
3rd - Chris Weiss - 9.25

300m
1st - Luke Snyder - 36.83
2nd - Sam Prevost - 38.07
5th - Jonathan Van Garderen - 39.71

1000m
2nd - Tyler Dejong - 2:33.82
3rd - Isaac Wadhwani - 2:49.49
4th - Nathanael Fehringer - 3:00.82

High Jump
Chris Weiss - 1.70m
Dominic Luccock - NH

Shot Put
3rd - Chris Weiss - 10.74m
6th - Dominic Luccock - 10.28m

-TW-