Feb 09, 2020 2:55 AM

Northwest softball loses at Minnesota State Saturday

Posted Feb 09, 2020 2:55 AM

MANKATO, Minnesota – The Northwest Missouri State University softball team dropped a 7-0 decision to Minnesota State Saturday.

The Mavericks' pitcher Mackenzie Ward shut out the Bearcats only allowing three hits in seven innings.

The Bearcats move to 2-2 on the season so far and will face Concordia-St. Paul Sunday at 11:30 a.m. to finish the Minnesota State D-II Softball Classic.

NOTES: Kaitlyn Weis leads the team in RBI with three … Sydne Brashear and Olivia Daugherty each have two … Abby Nolte, Erin Keeney, Madison Friest and Karli Allen each have one. Weis and Brashear also have one home run each so far on the year.

--- Northwest Athletics ---

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Griffon track & field posts 11 top 10 finishes in Maryville

Maryville, Mo. – Missouri Western junior Hanna Williams broke her own school record and won the 600-meter run for the second time this season on Saturday as the Griffon track & field teams competed at the Bearcats Invitational. MWSU had 11 top 10 finishes, along with multiple personal bests.


-Not only did Williams break the program record in the 600, but she also broke the fieldhouse record with a time of 1:24.89 meaning she is the fastest woman to ever run the event in Hughes Fieldhouse.

- Aniya Kollore placed in the top-five of the women's 200-meter dash with a time of 25.63. Kollore also set a personal-best in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.98.

- The women's 4x400-meter relay team of Aniyah Mance-Edwards, Hanna Williams,

Lynzi Miller and Symonne Holland placed fourth in the event with a time of 3:55.71.

- Bailey Gilbert placed sixth in the women's high jump with a height of 1.56 meters. Gilbert also placed top-five in the triple jump with 11.51 meters.

- Grace Langford broke top-10 in the weight throw with 15.13 meters.

- Lynzi Miller hit top-10 in the long jump with a distance of 5.32 meters.

- Miller broke a personal record on the day in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.12.

- Tara Bergman placed top-10 in the shot put with 11.92 meters.

- Brandon Colner placed top-10 in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:38.98.

- Konner Larkin hit a personal-best in the one mile run with a time of 4:48.27.

- Logan Cutler also marked a personal record in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:00.29.


The Griffons will travel to Pittsburg, Kansas to compete in the Fifth Annual Indoor Classic next Saturday.

--- MWSU Athletics ---