AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn track and field opened up the first day of the Tiger Track Classic with two event wins and eleven top-five finishes at Hutsell-Rosen Track on Friday.
“I am pleased with our effort overall today,” Auburn head coach Ralph Spry said. “We had some strong marks overall and we are looking forward to building on those marks tomorrow.
Senior Kendra Mitchell got things going for the Tigers, winning gold in the women’s javelin. Mitchell needed only two throws to win the event with a mark of 143-03/43.67m.
Kenzley Defler and Anna Nelson finished first and second in the 5,000 meters to wrap up the night for the Tigers. Defler crossed the line in 17:07.12, while Anna Nelson ran a personal best 17:15.48 to earn silver.
The Tigers will wrap up the Tiger Track Classic tomorrow at Hutsell-Rosen Track. Field events are set to begin at 11:00 a.m. CT with the women’s pole vault and running events will begin at 12 p.m with the 4x100m relay.
|Hammer Throw - W|
|Javelin - W|
|Triple Jump - M|
|Triple Jump - W|
|Javelin - M|
|5000m - W|