Cougars Fair Well in Final Regular-Season Track & Field Meet


Seward, Neb. – The Columbia College outdoor track & field team competed in their final meet before nationals on Friday.

The Cougars had two compete on the men’s side and one female individual and one female relay team at the 2022 Concordia Twilight.

Madeline Burton qualified for the NAIA National Championships in the javelin after hitting the “B” standard with a toss of 39.20-meters. In addition, she set a new school record in the event.

The 4X100-meter relay team of Lily Ashrafzadeh, Burton, Schultz, and Schwartz set a new season best time of 49.64 and placed seventh.

On the men’s side, Gavin Frantz set a new school record in the hammer with a toss of 53.72-meters. Frantz finished third.

Malachi Jackson ran 15.26 in the 110-meters hurdles preliminaries, which was good enough for sixth-place and qualifying him for the finals. In the finals, he ran 15.26 and placed seventh.

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics