Feb. 1, 2013
Mosby races to school record at Frank Sevigne Invite
LINCOLN, Neb. – Ashli Mosby highlighted the opening day of the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational Friday for the Northwest Missouri State track and field team’s with a school record and a NCAA provisional mark.
Mosby, who had narrowly missed the mark last weekend, finished with a time of 8.91 in the 60-meter hurdles. Although the senior did not qualify for the finals, her time sets the school record in the event breaking Hannah Henry’s mark of 8.92 set in 2009.
Ashton Nibert was also just under half a second behind her personal best time in the 400-meter dash with a time of 56.94. Nibert’s time was the 11th best time in the NCAA Division I stacked raced that saw the top eight times advance to the finals.
The Bearcat men had a trio of individuals reach provisional marks; however the three athletes were Will Haer, Tyler Shaw and Travis Manning and all three Bearcats had already earned provisional marks this season.
Shaw was the lone Bearcat to finish in the top 10 in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.10 to finish 10th. Manning finished 13th in the heat with a time of 8.17 as both Bearcats entered the race with career best times of 8.08, tied for the 13th best time in the nation.
Haer was the top Division II athlete in the pole vault as the senior finished 12th with height of 15-08.25. The Craig, Mo., native continues to hold a top 15 mark in Division II at 15-11.25.
Action at the Frank Sevigne Invitational continues Saturday for a number of Bearcats.
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