On Friday May 6, 2016, Tecumseh Men’s and Women’s Track team both placed second at the Onsted Booster Invitational. Both the men’s and women’s teams competed hard and set many personal best. Some notable performances for the men’s team were the 3200m relay team consisting of (Case, Mammel, Hedrick, Ries) with a 2nd place finish at 8:30.09. Payton Norkey finished first in the 110 hurdles with a time of 15.38, and 2nd in the 300 hurdles with at time of 43.04. Mitch Meger placed 2ndin the 400m with a time of 52.32.
Notables for the Tecumseh women’s team
Christina Sawyer captured two meet records at Onsted with the 1600m and 3200m races. She placed 1st in the 1600 with a new meet record of 5:15.11 and in the 3200m a time of 11:23.58. She also continued to follow that up with winning the 800m with a time of 2:23.5 and teammate Rachel Stockford finished 4th in the 800m with a time of 2:29.01. Erin Rutledge placed 4thin the 300 Hurdles with a time of 53.64.
Both the women’s and men’s team had great contributions from all their athletes to bring home 2nd place out of 13 schools.
The Men’s and Women’s team are back on the track on Friday, May 13 at home hosting the SEC Championship.