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TLU Women's Track & Field finishes as SCAC runner-up

TLU Women's Track & Field finishes as SCAC runner-up

SAN ANTONIO -- Texas Lutheran Women's Track & Field finished as the runner-up in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference at the 2019 SCAC Championships at Trinity University.

The Bulldogs took second in the team race for the fifth consecutive season. TLU scored 168 points. Trinity picked up 233 points.

TLU won SCAC Championships in nine events over the two days.

Ashley Myers (Ingleside/Edna) won the women's 100 and 200 on Saturday. The senior captured the 100 in a time of 12.31 seconds and the 200 in 25.69.

Ashley Rynard (Temple/Temple) also grabbed a pair of titles on Saturday. Rynard won the 800 in a time of 2:19.81, and she took the 1,500 crown in 4:54.85.

The Bulldogs also grabbed a conference championship in the 4x400 relay. Ashlee Hooks (Meridian/Meridian), Myers, Kylee Garcia (Wichita Falls/Rider) and Rynard edged Trinity with a winning time of 4:04.49. Trinity crossed the line in 4:04.75.

Hannah Kipp (Ledbetter/Round Top-Carmine) recorded a win in the discus with a throw of 40.95 meters (134 feet, 4 inches). Dejah Carr (Houston/Channelview) finished as the discus runner-up with a toss of 39.57 meters (129-10).

Runner-up finishes on Saturday also came from Rynard in the 400 and Cortnee Priour(Victoria/Goliad) in the long jump.

On Friday, Tia Hart (Edna/Industrial), Carr, and Priour won individual titles in the javelin, hammer, and triple jump, respectively.