OLYMPIA, Wash. – With student-athletes competing in multiple meets, the Evergreen Geoduck women shined brightly in track and field action on Friday night. The majority of the Geoduck contingent was at the Northwest Relays at Oregon City HS in Oregon City, Ore. while a lone Evergreen athlete competed at the Ralph Vernacchia Team Classic in Bellingham, Wash.
Sophomore Meaghan Tomasiewicz (Monroe, Wis./Monroe HS) broke her own record in the pole vault, clearing 9-2.25 (2.80m) to take second. Also setting a new school record was Evelyn Coleman (Oak Harbor, Wash./Oak Harbor HS), who became the first ever Geoduck woman to compete in the 100m Hurdles, clearing the obstacles in a time of 21.79.
On the men’s side, Zephyr Forest (Fairfax, Calif./Drake HS) earned a spot in the 110m Hurdles at the CCC Championships, taking fifth with a time of 17.10.
In Bellingham, junior Karissa Carlson (Pateros, Wash./Pateros HS) ran against a talented field in the 800m, taking eighth with a time of 2:18.32, improving her outdoor season best by four one-hundredths of a second. The race was won by Brianna Kane of Simon Fraser, who took first by over two seconds with a time of 2:12.36.
The Geoducks will return to Oregon next week as they will participate in the Lewis & Clark Invitational in Portland, Ore.