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.