RiverHawk Track Opens Season

RiverHawk Track Opens Season

The Umpqua RiverHawk Track and Field team opened up their first season in over 25 years by participating in the Linfield Icebreaker.

Parker Wynn turned in one of the best performances of the day for the RiverHawks, finishing 4th in the 400m with a time of 53.51. Wynn also ran 23.86 in the 200m.

On the women's side, freshman Paulina Finn finished 2nd in the high jump with a jump of 1.49m.

The Following weekend, the RiverHawks were back in action at the Saints Open at Mt. Hood Community College. The RiverHawk men finished in 7th place, the women claimed 5th.

Top performances for the women included Paulina Finn taking 2nd in the high jump, Heather Marshall claiming 4th in the discus and 5th in the shot put and Elaina Dowdy claiming 3rd in the women's pole vault.

On the men's side, Derek O'Connor claimed 3rd in the 800m and 4th in the 1500m, while Carver Beck took 5th in the pole vault.