At the Emporia State University Spring Open Saturday, numerous Tabor College athletes set personal records, track and field coach Dave Kroeker said.
Garrett Daugherty highlighted the meet with a national qualifying mark in the 800-meter race of 1 minute, 53.93 seconds. He placed second overall.
In the men’s 100 meter, Alex Grier was the top collegiate finisher, placing third behind 2012 Olympian Maurice Mitchell and unattached Kawayne Fisher with a 10.84 time.
The teams will compete next Saturday at Hutchinson Community College.
Baseball sweeps another KCAC opponent
The Tabor baseball team remained unblemished in conference play after four wins against Kansas Wesleyan University during the weekend.
Saturday in Salina the Bluejays defeated the Coyotes 6-2 and 16-0 and Sunday Tabor won 5-1 and 16-9 in Hillsboro.
This upcoming weekend, the Bluejays play No. 22 Friends University. Both doubleheaders begin at 1 p.m., Friday in Wichita and Saturday in Hillsboro. Tabor then plays Manhattan Christian College at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Hillsboro.
Softball back on track
After losing 14 of its last 15 games, the Tabor softball team bounced back Saturday with a sweep of Bethel College. The Lady Jays won 6-2 and 8-0.
Next up for the team is a 5 p.m. matchup with No. 24 Friends University today in Wichita. Saturday, the women play at 1 p.m. against Southwestern College in Winfield.
Tennis teams win after delay
The Tabor tennis teams had not competed in nearly two weeks before their matchup Thursday with Hesston College. Neither team was slowed by the layoff, the men’s team winning 9-0 and the women winning 6-3.
Both teams played at Baker University Tuesday.
Next, the men play McPherson at 9 a.m. and 14th-ranked Bethany at 2 p.m. Saturday in Hillsboro. Monday they play at 1 p.m. at home against Southwestern.
The women play in McPherson Saturday against the Bulldogs, then at 3 p.m. Monday against Southwestern.