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Missouri men, women win last home track and field meet of the season

Saturday, April 3, 2010 | 9:55 p.m. CDT; updated 9:49 p.m. CDT, Sunday, April 4, 2010

COLUMBIA — Lana Mims and Nick Adcock were named Most Outstanding Athletes as both Missouri track teams won the final home meet of the season.

Mims won the 200m, 400m and long jump competition to lead the women’s track team in winning the Tom Botts Invitational with 284 points.  Indiana State was the closest competitor with 253 points.

Mims set a new personal best in the 200m in 24.4 seconds.  She won the 400m in 55.94 and leaped 19 feet 3 ¼ inches to take the long jump title.

On the men’s side, Adock won the 110m hurdles (14.29), took second in the javelin (173-0), finished third in the pole vault (15-1) and fourth in the high jump (6-4.75).

Chris Davis broke the meet record in the 400m hurdles as he won the event in 52.48 seconds.

The men’s track team won the meet with 264 points.  Indiana State took second with 205 points.

Other event winners for Missouri included: Leslie Farmer (women’s 400m hurdles), Tyrell Everett (men’s 800m), Aaron Dixon (men’s 1,500m), Ellen Ries (women’s 1,500m), Max Storms (men’s 3,000m), Kaitie Vanatta (women’s 3,000m), Bailey Belvis (women’s 3,000m Steeplechase), Asa Wyatt (men’s javelin), Megan Collins (women’s discus), Katie Evans (women’s shot put) and Andy Oaker (men’s shot put).

Northern Iowa, Central Missouri and Drake also competed at the meet.

The Tigers head to the Pepsi Invitational on April 10 in Eugene, Ore.


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