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Shaun Koehn helped the Trojans earn a third-place finish in the finals of the men's distance medley on Sunday at the SBC Indoor Track and Field Championships.
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Shaun Koehn helped the Trojans earn a third-place finish in the finals of the men's distance medley on Sunday at the SBC Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Courtesy: Sun Belt Conference
Shaun Koehn helped the Trojans earn a third-place finish in the finals of the men's distance medley on Sunday at the SBC Indoor Track and Field Championships.
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UALR Indoor Track and Field Teams Finish First Day at SBC Championships
UALR Sports Information
Release: 02/25/2013

JONESBORO, Ark. - The UALR men's and women's indoor track and field teams wrapped up the first day of competition at the Sun Belt Indoor Track and Field Championships on Sunday evening at the Convocation Center. The Arkansas State women lead the field after five scored events on Sunday, while the Western Kentucky men are in first place on the men's side.

The UALR men currently rank ninth after collecting nine points in day one, while the Trojan women are still searching for their first points of the championships.

Shaun Koehn, Casey Lane, Alex Ebmeyer and Caleb Hanson highlighted day one for the Trojans by placing third in the finals of the men's distance medley (10:17.01). The third-place finish earned five points for the UALR men. Jason Belt placed sixth in the finals of the men's shot put (16.20m) to earn three UALR points. Dalton Richey accounted for the final UALR point by placing 17th in the finals of the men's 3,000m run (9:07.04). Teammate Caleb DeLaPaz placed 19th (9:09.59) in the same race.

In other action for the UALR men, Victor Shores placed 17th in the finals of the men's long jump (16.16m).

For the women, Tori Copeland, Mackenzie Bloom, Tachara Thomas and Marissa DeLaPaz placed 10th in the finals of the women's distance medley (12:34.98) to earn the top finish of the day for the UALR women.

Rebekah Grissom placed 12th in the finals of the women's shot put (12.88m), while teammate Melissa Chunn placed 16th (11.98m) in the same event.

Breanne Mitchell added a 22nd-place finish in the women's 3,000m run (11:28.58).

Action resumes on Monday at 9 a.m. at the Convocation Center with the finals of the women's triple jump. Live results will be updated throughout the day and can be found by clicking here.

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