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T&F teams win five medals at Summit Championships

The Summit League Indoor Track and Field Championship was held in Fargo, North Dakota, on Friday and Saturday.

ORU had success in multiple events, bringing home 5 medals.

Madison Reynolds, junior sprinter, made the best results of her first Summit League Indoor Track and Field Championship. Reynolds won a gold medal in the 200-meter, crossing the finish line at the 24.19 mark, and the 400-meter race with a time of 54.12 seconds.

Her 200 meter time was the fastest time she has run this season in the event.

Sonwabiso Skhosana claimed two championships as well. Skhosana won the gold medal in the 400-meter dash as he crossed the finish line at the 48.95 mark.

He also won the 4×400-meter relay with teammates John Bradford, D’Kari Hicks and Reinhard Ndlovu. The group won they relay with a time of 3:17:40, edging ahead of South Dakota State and Western Illinois.

Tamaira Williams brought a silver medal to ORU in the 50-meter-dash with a time of 7.61.

In the men’s 60-minute dash Joseph Reis-Herron earned a sliver medal, finishing with a mark of 6.82 seconds.

Hicks earned bronze in the men’s 200-meter dash as he finished with a time of 22.13, breaking his personal season record.

Pole vaulter Justin Estala won the first gold medal of the weekend on Friday. The ORU men earned 79 team points, while ORU women total 50 points.

Next up for the track and field team is the outdoor season, beginning March 21 at the Tulsa Duels.

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