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Indoor track and field season underway for Oklahoma State

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Baylor Nelson

Baylor Nelson and the OSU track and field team competed Friday in Lawrence, Kansas.

The cross-country season is in the past as Oklahoma State shifts its focus indoors for track and field. The season officially started for OSU on Friday in Lawrence, Kansas, at the Bob Timmons Challenge.

The squad that traveled to Lawrence consisted of a mix of experienced and first-time runners.

The Cowboys and Cowgirls took home a combined six individual titles.

The Cowgirls excelled in the field events, winning four of their five titles there.

Baylor Nelson won the women’s weight throw with a personal best 15.81 meters. Natalie Manders took the title in the shot put with a 13.17 meter throw.

The Cowgirl jumpers took home a pair of victories. Ryan Roane leaped her way to the women’s triple jump title with an 11.93-meter jump. Schuyler Wood-Hilderbrandt won the long jump after a mark of 5.91 meters.

Rilee Rigdon, a freshman, shined in her OSU debut with a victory in the women’s 1,000-meter race. She finished with a time of 2 minutes, 57.24 seconds.

Garrett Calhoun won the Cowboys’ one individual title in the men’s 1,000. Calhoun ran it in 2:31.01.

OSU’s next indoor meet is Jan. 11 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, at the Arkansas Invitational.

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