Wayne and Nassos Lead WashU’s Day 1 Charge

Photos by Andrea James
Photos by Andrea James

Naperville, Ill., May 10, 2018 – The Washington University in St. Louis finished competing in day one of the North Central College Dr. Keeler Meet Thursday evening with several nationally competitive times/marks in Division III as no team scores were kept.

Senior Aly Wayne placed fourth in the 5,000m run with DIII's ninth fastest time this year while setting a school record time. She posted a time of 16:51.50, which reset a mark by sophomore Paige Lawler set earlier this season. Sophomore Sophie Watterson placed 11th with a personal-best 17:15.17 that ranks 35th in DIII. Lawler placed 12th with a time of 17.15.31.

Junior Heidi Nassos took first place in the pole vault. She cleared a personal-best 3.92m in her third attempt at the height. Nassos' pole vault height ranks fifth in Division III this season.

Senior Jacob Rother placed fourth with a season-best height of 4.61m in the pole vault. Senior David O'Gara placed fifth in the 10,000m run with a time of 30:45.05.

Top Finishes

Men

Event

Women

12. Kirby Simon – 14:47.77

5,000m

4. Aly Wayne – 16:51.50

5. David O'Gara – 30:45.05

10,000m

14. Katie Snodgrass – 38:17.63

15. Collis McKenzie – 1.91m

High Jump

N/A

4. Jacob Rother – 4.61m

Pole Vault

1. Heidi Nassos – 3.92m

N/A

Discus

N/A

N/A

Hammer

N/A

The Bears will continue to compete in the Dr. Keeler Meet Friday, May 11. Be sure to stay up to date on all your Bears scores and awards by following @WashUBears on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.