The KIAC Outdoor Conference Championships were held at Berea, KY this Saturday. This will be the final time the meet will be held here, as Berea College will be leaving the KIAC.
The meet began with the 10,000m run. Sophomore, Jared Daugherty (SO) placed 5th for the men.Shortly after, the men's team had a title to defend of their own in the 4 X 800m relay. The team of Trey Drury (SO) Micheal Dowell (SO) Dylan Massey (SO) and Andrew Atkins (SO) repeated as champions in a time of 8:23.6, winning by over 10 seconds.Sophomore, Trey Drury also collected a gold medal as he won the men's Steeplechase competition in a personal record time of 10:50.
In the men's 1500m race, Micheal Dowell (So.) placed 3rd with a time of 4:16.6. Dowell also placed 2nd in the 800m with a time of 2:02.64 while classmate Atkins placed 4th. Trey Drury also collected a gold medal as he won the men's 3000m competition in a personal record time of 10:50.
Head Coach, Alan Schulze, had these thoughts on the meet, "I am extremely proud of the way our teams competed and conducted themselves for this meet. What we are able to do with our group is really phenomenal. Today, we had people going above and beyond the call of duty for the betterment of the team; as a coach, there isn't much more I can ask."
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