(STILLWATER, Oklahoma / February 24, 2019)—Alumni of the Oklahoma State men’s and women’s track and field teams saw success at the 2019 Toyota USATF Indoor Championships on Sunday.
Chase Ealey won the women’s shot put with a mark of 18.62m/61-1.25. She beat out Bowerman finalist Maggie Ewen by les than two-tenths of a meter.
In her time as a Cowgirl, Ealey set the school record in the indoor shot put and put up top-five school marks in the outdoor javelin, hammer throw and indoor weight throw.
John Teeters finished in fifth in the Xfinity men’s 60 meters. He crossed the line in 6.67 seconds.
At OSU, Teeters set the school’s indoor 60-meters record and is No. 2 in the indoor 200 meters. He also owns the Cowboys’ record in the 100-meter dash.
Josh Thompson finished eighth in the Toyota men’s Mile with a time of 4:05.39.
Thompson earned All-American honors in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track, becoming the first Cowboy to complete the feat in an academic year since 1996-97.
Kaela Edwards finished ninth in a stacked field in the Xfinity women’s 1,000 meters. She finished with a time of 2:45.01.
Edwards was the 2016 Mile champion. She also holds six top-five times in OSU history. She owns school records in the indoor 1,000 meters and the Mile as well as top-three times in the indoor 800 meters, 3,000 meters, outdoor 800 meters and 1,500 meters.
Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Dave Smith said it was exciting to see today’s performances.
“It’s always exciting to see our former athletes competing at the highest levels,” Smith said. “We are really proud of all of them that made the finals today and a special congratulations to USATF champion Chase Ealey.”
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