Tri-C Outdoor Track Athletes to Compete at Nationals
Five runners represent the College at championships
The Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) women’s track team qualified five student-athletes to the upcoming NJCAA National Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Kansas.
Representing Tri-C will be:
- Karen Barrientos in the 5,000-meter run
Barrientos qualified at the Baldwin Wallace Sparky Adams Meet after setting a new school record in the 5K with a time of 18:46.5, breaking the previous mark by more than 20 seconds.
- Cheyenne Emery in the 10,000-meter run
Emery qualified in the 10K with a time of 41:59.4 at the Westminster College Invitational.
- Allison Hainer in the 3,000-meter steeplechase
Hainer qualified at the Coastal Carolina Invitational while setting a new school record in the event with a time of 11:48.2, lopping almost nine seconds off the previous record.
- Atiyyah Herron in the 800-meter run
Herron qualified in the 800 with a time of 2:22.9 at the Hillsdale College Gina Relays and NJCAA Region XII Championships.
- Sara Leamer in the 400-meter intermediate hurdles
Leamer qualified in the event with a time of 1:09.8 at the Hillsdale College Gina Relays and NJCAA Region XII Championships.
The National Junior College Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field Championships will take place May 14-16 at Gowans Stadium at Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kan.
Tri-C’s national qualifiers all list Ohio hometowns. Barrientos is from Ashtabula, Emery from Delaware, Hainer from Cuyahoga Falls, Herron from North Royalton and Leamer from Lordstown.
April 30, 2015
John Horton, 216-987-4281 email@example.com