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Clarke's Morgan Bradford MCC pole vault champion.
Clarke's Morgan Bradford MCC pole vault champion.
Track and Field - Sun, Feb. 12, 2012
Clarke University senior Morgan Bradford left the Midwest Collegiate Conference Indoor Championship Saturday as pole vault champion after setting a meet record with a clearance of 3.28m (10-09.00 ft.). The event was held at the Westwood Sports Complex in Sterling, Illinois.
 
Lauren Palmer placed third and set a new school record in the high jump with a clearance of 1.57m (5-01.75 ft.) on Saturday.
 
Clarke's women's team placed fifth out of eight teams, while the men's team placed sixth out of eight teams.
 
Samantha Francois placed third in the 400m dash with a time of 1:00.96 and broke Clarke's record in the event. Francois also broke Clarke's 200m record with a time of 27.11.
 
Grace Gordon broke Clarke's 5000m record with a time of 20:29.41.
 
The women's 4x400m relay of Francois, Megan Lehmkuhl, Casey DeCrane, and Hannah Day placed second with a time of 4:13.68.
 
The women's distance medley relay of Kaitlyn Timm, Jasmine Riesberg, Coreyne Bormann, and Courtney Klein placed second in 13:46.75.
 
Day placed third in the 800m run with a time of 2:24.72.
 
In men's competition, Graham Mahon placed second in the 800m run with a time of 2:02.44.
 
Scott Titler broke Clarke's 5000m record with a time of 17:05.75.
 
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