Columbia Jumpers Shine At War Eagle Invitational
On the women’s side, senior Monique Roberts had the best day, taking first in the high jump by clearing 1.70m. First-year Nadia Eke posted strong showings in both the triple jump (12.52m, third place) and the long jump (5.81m, sixth place). Junior Uju Ofoche took fifth place in the long jump with a leap of 5.96m.
The Columbia men’s sprinters were impressive in the trip south. In the 800m, junior Liam Tansey took third place with a time of 1:50.49. First-year Connor Claflin was right on his heels, taking fourth in 1:50.56.
Marvellous Iheukwumere – 12.14, 18th place
Monique Roberts – 1.70m, first place
Kevin Boyd – 48.29, ninth place