300m Records Pummeled at Rick Scott Open

A very excited Chris Nelissen (left) accepts the Athlete of the Meet Award (or Most Outstanding Accounting Student?) from meet director Bill Corcoran at the 2016 Rick Scott Open

A very excited Chris Nelissen (left) accepts the Athlete of the Meet Award (or Most Outstanding Accounting Student?) from meet director Bill Corcoran at the 2016 Rick Scott Open

(Revised Jan. 10, 2015)

A pair of meet records in the women’s 300m highlighted a spectacular fifth annual Rick Scott Open Indoor Track Meet at the Crosslink Fieldhouse on Saturday.

In heat one of the 300m, Kirsten Manz lowered her own 2015 meet record by 4/10ths of a second, covering the distance in 50.0.  However, the new standard didn’t last long as Jamie Wigmore set yet another new meet standard in heat three with a time of 49.0.

Wigmore also lowered her own women’s meet record in 800m to 2:25.1.

Other winners included:

Men’s  800m        Josh Malmsten     2:24.4

Men’s 300m        Chris Nelissen  43.4

Full Results 16RickScottOpenResults

Next up for local indoor track athletes is ACAC Indoor Meet #1 in Lethbridge next weekend.

 

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