The Missouri State women’s track and field team finished sixth at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships.

Junior Jamilah James led the way with a gold in the triple jump and silver in the long jump.

Senior Olivia Ott also brought home a bronze medal in the pentathlon scoring a career best 3,477 points.

Junior Grace Breiten, senior Kayla Fallis, freshman Edna Dar and junior Paityn Howat finished fifth in the distance medley relay with a time of 12:20.52.

Senior Taryn Smiley qualified for the finals in the 60-meter and 200-meter dash, finishing fifth and seventh respectively. Freshman Namibia Clavier finished fourth in the 400-meter dash.

Junior Chicago Bains recorded a personal best 8.66 in the 60-meter hurdles to place fourth.

Breiten finished sixth in the mile and seventh in the 3,000-meter run with a career best 10:05.16.

Sophomore Erica Wollmering also ran in the mile and 3,000 to place 10th and 13th.

Clavier, sophomore Amalie Gunn, senior Sidne’ Williamson and freshman Tomi Bamigbade put together a 4x400-meter relay time of 4:00.48 to place sixth.

The Bears are scheduled to compete at the NCAA Championship on March 8-9 in Birmingham, Alabama.

Sports Editor

Amanda Sullivan is the Sports Editor at The Standard. She is a sophomore majoring in journalism with a double minor in Spanish and criminology. She started writing for The Standard in January 2018 writing about various sports and taking photos.