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Saturday, February 6, 2016

KU’s McCorkle 6th in long jump

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— Kansas University junior Allanah McCorkle took sixth in the long jump and sophomore Laura Taylor was 10th in the pole vault during the first day of the Husker Track and Field Invitational on Friday at the Devaney Center.

McCorkle was sixth with a leap of 19 feet, 51⁄4 inches. Taylor cleared 12-83⁄4 to place 10th.

On the men’s side, Curtis placed 16th in the long jump (22-11⁄2), and Ivan Henry took 23rd in the 400 in 48.70 seconds.

The meet concludes today.

Husker Invitational

Friday at Lincoln, Neb.

Kansas Results

WOMEN

400 — 12. Nicole Montgomery, 56.16. 22. Megan Linder, 56.94. 37. Morgan Lober, 57.91.

Pole vault — 10. Laura Taylor, 12-83⁄4. 22(t). Hannah Swift, 11-9. 24. Morgan Griffiths, 11-9.

Long jump — 6. Allanah McCorkel, 19-51⁄4. 23. LaTyria Jefferson, 17-7. 27. Kelli McKee, 17-11⁄2.

Pentathlon — Overall: 15. Olivia Vincent, 3,274 points. 60 hurdles: 16. Vincent, 9.32. High jump: 13(t). Vincent 5-01⁄2. Shot put: 8. Vincent, 36-4. Long jump: 16. Vincent, 15-4. 800: 10. Vincent, 2:30.09.

MEN

400 — 23. Ivan Henry, 48.70. 26. Drew Matthews, 48.78. 34. Jaime Wilson, 49.28.

Long jump — 16. Curtis Ray, 22-11⁄2. 17. Barden Adams, 21-113⁄4.

Weight throw — 21. Brandon Lombardino, 54-10.

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