Relay Win, Season-Best Jumps Highlight Gophers' Friday at the Meyo Invite

Go Gophers! Murgic posted her best vault of the season.
Go Gophers!
Murgic posted her best vault of the season.
Go Gophers!

Feb. 1, 2013

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A pair of season-best jumps and a relay win highlighted the Golden Gophers' first day at Notre Dame's Meyo Invitational.

The distance medley relay team of Becca Dyson, Alena Brooks, Te'Shon Adderley and Maggie Bollig won with a time of 11:28.31. Adderley's 800m split was 2:08.

Melissa Flucke posted her best mark of the season, clearing 5-6 (1.68m) in the high jump to tie for eighth. Katie Murgic also had a season best, finishing fourth in pole vault with a mark of 12-7 1/2 (3.85m). Cami Gilson tied for seventh (3.70m).

Todea-Kay Willis finished fourth in the long jump with a mark of 19-5 1/2 (5.93m). Liz Berkholtz finished ninth in her first 5,000m as a Gopher (16:57.16).

Kylie Peterson advanced to the 60-meter dash final, which will take place Saturday. She had the fourth-fastest times in both prelims and semi-finals.

"It was good to see some season bests today," director of track and field/cross country Matt Bingle said. "Tomorrow will be the big day of the meet. We have a lot of major events tomorrow, and I'm excited to see what happens."

The Meyo Invite will resume at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow, starting with the unseeded 3,000m. Click here for links to live results and heat sheets.