By Ian Shalapata
(WINDSOR, ON) – The Windsor Lancers finished the 27th annual Track and Field Team Challenge one-two this past weekend at the St Denis Fieldhouse. The men’s team topped the list of entrants while the women placed second overall, behind Western, after two days of competition. In total, the Lancers grabbed 10 gold medals.
The Lancer trio of Alex Ullman, Corey Bellemore, and Matt McLaughlin took all three spots on the podium for the 600m. Ullman led the sweep in a time of 1:19.08 while Bellemore was 0.38 seconds behind in second.
In the long run, Andrew Nebel ran a time of 4:02.04 to take gold in the 1500m while Jacob Rothera finished at No. 2.
Milos Savic took the gold medal in the meet’s first ever heptathlon, earning 4,900 in the win. The high jump was won by Branden Wilhelm at a height of 2.10m.
The men’s 4×200 relay team of Tyler McLeod, Jaiden Brown, Chris Kramer, and Shavon Harding finished under the CIS standard by 0.71 seconds, completing the race in 1:28.46.
Finally, Eli Pawliw won top honours in shot put with a toss of 16.14m and Windsor also took the bronze as Brett Boersma covered 15.18m.
For the women’s team, Allie Parks set a meet record in the 3000m by shaving 0.43 seconds off the previous standard and finishing in a time of 10:02.04.
Stefanie Smith was on the podium for the gold after placing first in the 1000m with a time of 2:52.62.
In field events, Emily Omahen placed 1st in the long jump by flying 5.74m to earn the gold medal. And in weight throw, Jordana Badley-Castello threw for a distance of 16.77m.
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