Meet record for Lincoln's George at Ichabod Invitational

TOPEKA, Kan. -- Shantae George of Lincoln established a meet record Saturday at the Ichabod Invitational, hosted by Washburn University.

George took first in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.42 for the Blue Tiger women.

Shaneal Clarke-Giddings was the runner-up in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:14.88. Clarke-Giddings teamed with Denita Jackson, Odeshia Nanton and Shevanae Thomas to take second in the women’s 4x400-meter relay in 3:47.93. Nanton also was third in the 400-meter dash in 56.7.

Annalisa Barclay earned a second-place finish for the Lincoln women in the triple jump with a leap of 12.9 meters, while Ellis Cohen was second in the open high jump at 1.6 meters. Abigail Brooks was fifth in the 600-yard run in 1:26.5.

On the men’s side for the Blue Tigers, Emmanuel Rwotomia won the 400-meter dash with a time of 48.15 while Reuben Nichols (48.49) came in third. Nichols also came in second in the 200-meter dash in 21.39, while Malik Drummond finished seventh in the triple jump with a mark of 14.05 meters.

The Lincoln men and women are scheduled to participate Friday in the Nebraska Tune-Up, hosted by the University of Nebraska