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Coolen & Lunda qualify for nationals at McGill meet

Coolen & Lunda qualify for nationals at McGill meet

20 Dalhousie track and field athletes competed in the 24th annual McGill Team Challenge in Montréal. The men recorded a third-place finish and sixth-place for the women. The Tigers showed great athleticism with some gold-medal finishes and two U SPORTS national auto-qualifying times.

This event was deemed the largest indoor track and field competition in Canada, seeing over 650 athletes from 20 universities.

Top 10 finishers

1. Matthew Coolen, 60m (U SPORTS qualifier)
1. Matthew Coolen, 60mH
1. Savanna Jordan, 3000m
2. Josh Lunda, 60m (U SPORTS qualifier)
2. Mike van der Poel, 300m
2. André Hendricks, shot put
2. Men's 4x400m (Josh Lunda, Hudson Grimshaw-Surette, Mike van der Poel, Noah James)
3. Kaelan Schmidt, high jump
4. Temi Toba-Olukoba, weight throw
5. Savanna Jordan, 1500m
5. Mike van der Poel, 60m
5. Women's 4x400m (Taylor Mattinson, Brooklyn Rawlyk, Sophie Watts, Olivia Ross)
6. Maya Reynolds, 60m
7. Lorena Heubach, pentathlon
7. Olivia Hill, 60mH
7. Brooklynn Rutherford, shot put
7. Hudson Grimshaw-Surette, 1000m
8. Sophie Watts, 1000m
8. Temi Toba-Olukoba, shot put