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Tigers kick off CIS championship

Tigers kick off CIS championship

In the first day of competition, Chantelle Robbertse & Jessica Shannon scored some impressive results in the indoor pentathlon. Robbertse won the 800m run portion of the event.

Tigers results:

Chantelle Robbertse - 7th Indoor Pentathlon
Jessica Shannon - 8th Indoor Pentathlon
Josh Lunda - 10th 60m Prelims
Shannay Beals, Sydney Smith, Shawna McKay, Jessica Shannon - 11th 4x200m Relay Prelims

WINDSOR, Ont. (CIS) – The York University Lions lead both sides of competition after the first day of the 2015 CIS Track & Field Championships at the St. Denis Centre.

Championship website (complete results):

Lions third year sprinter Khamica Bingham led the way with a record breaking performance in the women's 60m. The Brampton, ON native captured gold with an impressive 7.19 time to set the new standard.

The Lions swept the gold medals in the sprints with a first place finish from Bismark Boateng in the men's competition. A Toronto native, Boateng narrowly edged Regina's Tevaughn Campbell for the gold with a time of 6.76. Campbell grabbed silver (6.80), while Boateng's teammate Ike Omoruna brought home the bronze (6.87).

Only a few short hours after being named the CIS Outstanding Female Field Performer of the Year, York's Brittany Crew added to her hardware with a gold medal performance in the women's weight throw. The third year Psychology major threw 18.45m to blow away the competition by a full metre. Saskatchewan's Olena Olenick took home the silver with a toss of 17.45m, while the bronze went to Sarah Dougherty of Guelph (17.14m).

Fourth-year veteran James Turner won the gold medal in the men's pentathlon (4077). The Kelowna, B.C., native and OUA pentathlon record holder placed first in the 1000m (2:44.57), second in the long jump (7.04m), shot put (14.22m) and high jump (1.97m), while finishing third in the 60m hurdles (8.28 seconds).

On the women's side, Calgary's Niki Oudenaarden took home the gold with a point total of 4,072. Oudenaarden placed first in the shot put (13.65m) and long jump (5.85), second in the 800m (2:26.28) and high jump (1.70m), and fifth in the 60mH (9.04).

Day two kicks off Friday with the men's weight throw at 3:00pm, while track events start at 4:30pm with the women's 60m hurdle prelims.

A full day's worth of action can be caught live on starting at 3:00pm with the weight throw.


1. York, 21 points

2. Toronto, 19
2. Saskatchewan, 19
4. Windsor, 11
5. Calgary, 10
6. Western, 9
7. Guelph, 8
7. Alberta, 8
9. Regina, 4
10. Manitoba, 3
10. Dalhousie, 3
12. Sherbrooke, 2

1. York, 16 points

2. Toronto, 15
3. Windsor, 14
4. Guelph, 9
5. Regina, 8
6. Western 4
6. Trinity Western, 4
6. Manitoba, 4
9. Laval, 3
10. Calgary, 1


Weight Throw (W)

1. Brittany Crew, York, 18.45
2. Olena Olenick, Saskatchewan, 17.45
3. Sarah Dougherty, Guelph, 17.36

60m (W)
1. Khamica Bingham, York, 7.19
2. Leah Walkeden, Alberta, 7.45
3. Hayley Warren, Toronto, 7.46

60m (M)
1. Bismark Boateng, York, 6.76
2. Tevaughn Campbell, Regina, 6.80
3. Ike Omoruna, York, 6.87

Pentathlon (W)
1. Niki Oudenaarden, Calgary, 4,072
2. Danielle Delage, Toronto, 3,810
3. Astrid Nyame, Saskatchewan, 3,787

Pentathlon (M)
1. James Turner, Toronto, 4,077
2. Jesse Drennan, Windsor, 3,939
3. Branden Wilhelm, 3,902

DAY 2 & DAY 3 SCHEDULE (selected events webcast daily at

Friday, March 13
15:00        Weight Throw (M) Final
16:25        Long Jump (W) Final
16:30        High Jump (M) Final
16:30        60m Hurdles (W) Heats
16:45        60m Hurdles (M) Heats
16:50        Pole Vault (W) Final
17:00        1000m (W) Final
17:10        1000m (M) Final
17:30        60m Hurdles (M) Final
17:40        60m Hurdles (W) Final
17:50        300m (W) Heats
18:05        300m (M) Heats
18:25        Long Jump (M) Final
18:30        3000m (W) Final
18:40        Shot Put (W) Final
18:50        3000m (M) Final
19:50        300m (W) Final
20:00        300m (M) Final
20:15        4x800m Relay (W) Final
20:30        4x800m Relay (M) Final

Saturday, March 14
12:30        Triple Jump (W) Final
12:35        Shot Put (M) Final
13:00        Pole Vault (M) Final
13:15        600m (W) Final
13:30        600m (M) Final
14:15        4x200m Relay (W) Final
14:25        4x200m Relay (M) Final
14:30        High Jump (W) Final
14:35        Triple Jump (M) Final
14:45        1500m (W) Final
15:00        1500m (M) Final
15:45        4x400m Relay (W) Final
16:00        4x400m Relay (M) Final

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