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The Tigers returned home this weekend to host the Mizzou Open. The meet was held on February 7th at the Hearnes Center. Mizzou had four new top-10 program finishes. In addition, the Tigers saw 20 personal bests recorded.

Mizzou owned the field events. The Tigers recorded wins in the men’s long jump, shot put and weight throw. The women’s side of things saw wins in triple jump, high jump, weight throw and shot put. Redshirt senior Karissa Roman now owns the fourth place spot in program high jump history with her clear of 1.81m. This mark also sits her in eighth place in the NCAA for the season. Sophomore Arianna Fisher jumped to the second spot in the triple jump Mizzou record books with her jump of 12.99m. Freshman Euphenie Andre was right behind her with a jump of 12.65m, good for fourth in program history.

Redshirt senior Patrick Kunza threw his way to a win in the weight throw with a mark of 18.49m, this result was mirrored on the women’s side as Jordan McClendon snagged her fourth win of the season with a throw of 18.49m. The Tigers won both the men and women’s shot put with Mich Weber and Emily Stauffer threw 21.46m and 16.44m, respectively.

The Mizzou men’s distance team was absent from this meet. However, the women’s distance team took home a win in the 800m thanks to Reilly Revord’s time of 2:19.05, edging out Shannon Browning’s 2:19.87.

The Tiger’s will head to the Iowa State Classic and Tyson Invitational at the University of Arkansas. Distance runners will head to Iowa State while the rest of the team will go to the University of Arkansas.