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Spartans golden at Golden Bear Open track meet

The Trinity Western 4x200 relay teams returned with a gold and bronze medal, respectively, on the second day of the  indoor Golden Bear Open in Edmonton.

The women’s quartet of Sabrina Nettey, Hazel Ross, Anastasia Pearse and Liza Whitehead finished first with a time of 1:42.39. The men’s team of Nathan George, Calum Innes, Nick Ayin and James Linde set a new school record with a time of 1:30.55 to take the bronze.

George and Nettey were both busy on the meet’s first day.

George set both a meet and a school record in the 300m to take the gold in a time of 34.65.

Nettey set a school record and qualified for the CIS national championships by winning the long jump with a leap of 5.51m.

Innes also found the podium, taking the 60m hurdles title with a time of 8.37.

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Other members of the Spartans track and field team were in Seattle on Saturday for the University of Washington Indoor Preview at the Dempsey Fieldhouse.

Emma Nuttall won the high jump title, clearing 1.86m. It was also a new school record and qualified for the CIS national championships.

Ivonne Zuniga and Sarah Inglis both took bronze in their respective events.

Zuniga cleared 3.50m in the pole vault, while Inglis finished the 3000m in 9:26.31.

Inglis also set both a personal best and a new school record in her event. She also qualified for the CIS national championships.

Two other Trinity Western athletes also set new school records. Declan White was 10th in the 3000m with a time of 8:19.82 and Nathan Dunford cleared 4.70m in the pole vault.

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