(WINDSOR, ON) – Almost 500 athletes registered for the 35th Can Am Classic held at St Denis Fieldhouse on Friday and Saturday, and which featured Canadian Olympian, and former Lancer, Melissa Bishop. Windsor received strong performances from a number of athletes including personal bests and qualifiers for the National Championships in March.
D’Andra Layne finished 4th in the women’s 60m dash with a time of 7.79 while Jaiden Brown took 3rd in the men’s at 6.97. Chris Kramer won a 3rd place in the men’s 300m at 35.18 and Matt McLaughlin won the men’s 600m run in 1:23.24.
Other UWindsor winners included Alex Ullman in the men’s 1000m at 2:28.26 and Stef Smith in the women’s 3000m at 10:00.56.
Matt Brisson, of the University of Windsor Athletic Club, achieved the CIS standard in the men’s 60m hurdles with a 1st place finish of 8.10 seconds, just 0.19 seconds off the meet record.
The women’s 4x400m event was won by Windsor Select ‘A’, featuring Nicole Sassine, Noelle Montcalm, Heather Kurpe, and Olympian Melissa Bishop, in a meet record of 3:44.85.
In the field events, Branden Wilhelm, the current meet record holder, met the CIS standard in high jump by clearing 2.05m. Likewise, Chris Waugh qualified for nationals in men’s pole vault with a 4.79m clearance.
For the full results, visit the Can Am Classic web page.
The Lancers track and field team will travel to Allendale, MI, for Friday’s Bob Eubanks Invitational.