Blue Standards Being Hit Despite Weather


The Drake Relays are just over 3 weeks away... hard to believe with this weather, right? But the wintery misery hasn't held these athletes back from hitting their Blue Standards so far this season.

Here are the individuals and relays that have hit the Blue Standard so far.

BOYS

    Individuals

Myles BachCPU3200m9:29.29
Grant BouwerSibley OcheydenHigh Jump6'6.75"
Blair BrooksMarionHigh Jump6'6"
Camdem CoxAnkeny Centennial1600m4:22.44
Dominic EtheringtonAlgonaShot Put57'5"
Braeden HoyerNortheastHigh Jump6'8"
Keith KeahnaSouth TamaHigh Jump6'6"
Owen MinshallWaukeeHigh Jump6'6"
Nick PhelpsKP-WCShot Put65'9"
Cole SchroederDowling Catholic3200m9:33.36

    Relay Teams

Mount PleasantShuttle Hurdle Relay57.73



GIRLS

    Individuals

Kitra BellIowa City WestLong Jump17'11"
Sydney DurbinOABCIGHigh Jump5'5"
Ellie FriesenCrestwood800m2:14.91
Ellie FriesenCrestwood1500m4:43.26
Ellie FriesenCrestwood3000m10:06.08
Kiesten FisherSoutheast ValleyHigh Jump5'5"
Lea GradyDavenport centralDiscus134'11"
Anna HostetlerMid Prairie3000m10:06.84
Marie HostetlerMid Prairie3000m10:24.17
Chandler HaightIowa City WestShot Put42-11
Maria GorhamNorth PolkHigh Jump5'5"
Jamie KofronTiptonShot Put42-11.5
Bailey NockIowa City West1500m4:46.17
Bailey NockIowa City West3000m10:26.78
Skyler PresierLinn MarHigh Jump5'5"

    Relays

Dubuque Wahlert4x100m50.33
Southeast Polk4x400m3:59.46

Ellie Friesen's performances are particularly intriguing. Not only is she the only athlete to qualify in three events so far (800, 1500, 3000), she also hosts the top times in all three events so far this season. It will most definitely be an exciting couple of weeks to see if others begin to challenge those times, and will be interesting to see who comes out on top on the Blue Oval!

If you know others who have hit the standard, DM us on Twitter with their name, event, and result.

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