MO State HS Sports

Schweizer, Burnett Log Program Top-10 Results During Second Day Of Music City Challenge

Kelsey Schweizer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Junior Kelsey Schweizer and senior Alicia Burnett each registered top-10 all-time program performances in their respective events, as nine Tigers earned a top-10 finish in their events on day two of the Music City Challenge on Saturday. At the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas, jumpers Claudina Diaz and Sterling Scott each posted a top-10 result.

Schweizer ran the women’s 800m in 2:06.29, marking the fifth-best performance in program history, while Burnett completed the women’s 400m in 55.00 which was good for sixth all-time in the Mizzou indoor record books. Adding to the Tigers’ success was junior Rece Rowan, who won his second consecutive men’s shot put event with a throw of 17.26m.

Multiple Tigers also set new personal-bests, starting with sophomore Kaia Downs in the women’s 3000m with a time of 9:58.79. Junior Quentin Worley and graduate student Eddie Zuercher followed suit by setting new bests in the men’s 3000m with times of 8:17.63 and 8:18.10 respectively.

Later, sophomore Andrew Simard notched a personal-record in the men’s 800m, running a 1:50.89 and graduate student Mikayla Reed finished the group of personal-highs with a 9:36.91 in the women’s 3000m.

Down in Fayetteville, Scott placed 10th in the men’s triple jump with a leap of 15.01m, while Diaz tied for fourth with a 1.76m result in the high jump.


The Tigers will prepare for the SEC Indoor Championships, taking place in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on Feb. 23-24.

Event Place. Athlete – Time | Notes (PB = Personal Best, FR = Facility Record)

60m Prelim (M)

5. Steven Marks – 6.87 (q)

60m (M)

16. Steven Marks – 6.88

400m Unseeded (W)

37. Blair Pace – 1:00.54

400m Seeded (W)

4. Alicia Burnett – 55.00 | PB, 6th on Mizzou’s Indoor All-Time Top 10 List

800m Unseeded (W)

7. Brianna Lee – 2:12.12

800m Unseeded (M)

18. Johnny Martin – 1:53.07

800m Seeded (W)

6. Kelsey Schweizer – 2:06.29 | PB, 5th on Mizzou’s Indoor All-Time Top 10 List

800m Seeded (M)

14. Andrew Simard – 1:50.89 | PB

21. Angus Beer – 1:51.67

3000m Unseeded (W)

15. Kaia Downs – 9:58.79 | PB

3000m Unseeded (M)

6. Quentin Worley – 8:17.63 | PB

7. Eddie Zuercher – 8:18.10 | PB

18. Blake Morris – 8:25.88

3000m Seeded (W)

16. Mikayla Reed – 9:36.91 | PB

23. McKenna Revord – 9:52.65

3000m Seeded (M)

17. Declan Tunney – 8:14.74

Shot Put Seeded (W)

9. Emily Offenheiser – 14.84m (48-8 1/4)

22. Reagan Kimrey – 13.27m (43-6 1/2)

Shot Put Open (M)

1. Rece Rowan – 17.26m (56-7 1/2)

4. Skylar Coffey – 17.12m (56-2)

Event Place. Athlete – Time | Notes (PB = Personal Best, FR = Facility Record)

High Jump (W)

4. Claudina Diaz – 1.76m (5-9.25)

Triple Jump (M)

10. Sterling Scott – 15.01m (49-3)

This article is provided by University of Missouri Athletics