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MSU Track And Softball Roundup

Mustangs, TexAnns series delayed to Sunday and Monday 

Midwestern State's four-game series with Tarleton State has been pushed back yet another day due to wet conditions and forecasted through Saturday in the North Texas region.

The Mustangs and TexAnns will now play a twin bill Sunday afternoon at 3 and 5 p.m. at the Tarleton Softball Complex before wrapping up the series with a doubleheader Monday night at 5 and 7 p.m.

Midwestern State (15-10) split a four-game set with Texas Woman's last weekend at Mustangs Park putting MSU in a tie for sixth place in Lone Star Conference play at 2-6.

The Mustangs are led by junior Katelyn Vinson and senior Katy Vandewater with nine and eight homers, respectively.

Tarleton State is 13-11 overall and 0-2 in league play.

Mustangs open with a strong showing at McMurry Warhawk Classic 

 Seniors Ashley Flores and Cara Mack highlighted a strong season opening outdoor performance helping Midwestern State to a fourth-place overall showing garnering 84 points at McMurry Warhawk Classic Friday afternoon at Wilford Moore Stadium.

Flores claimed wins in the 800- and 5,000-meter runs, while Mack claimed gold setting a personal-best time of 4:52.43 in the 1,500-meter run while taking third in the 800.

The Mustangs piled up 22 points in the 5,000-meter run as Flores clocked a winning time of 18:24.00 while senior Michelle Krezonoski placed second with a time of 18:41.00, junior Brittany Adams (19:23.00) was sixth while junior Maira Salinas (20:03.00) took eighth.

MSU scored 17 more points in the 800-meter run keyed by Flores (2:20.86) and Mack (2:24.96)while sophomore Maranda Rodriguez (2:33.03) took eighth and freshman April Pena (2:44.94) was 16th.

Mack and sophomore Tia Streeter (4:53.54) finished 1-2 in the 1,500-meter run followed Krezonoski (5:06.64/7th), Adams (5:13.05/11th) and Salinas (5:20.70/13th).

Senior Danielle Chavarria also claimed a win in the 3,000-meter Steeplechase with a time of 12:24.99.

Streeter, Rodriguez, Mack and Pena challenged the school record in the 4x400-meter relay before finishing second with a time of 4:12.79 just off the record of 4:10.20 set last year in the West Texas A&M Classic.

Alisha Rytting placed fourth in the discus with a throw of 106 feet and 10 inches.

Midwestern State competes in the Texas Relays from March 25-28 in Austin.

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