Brown, Wallace, Marshall post top-10 finishes at Missouri Southern

Larry Brown finished in the top 10 in the weight throw and shot put in the Missouri Southern Early Bird Open.
Larry Brown finished in the top 10 in the weight throw and shot put in the Missouri Southern Early Bird Open.

JOPLIN, Mo. (Dec. 8, 2012) – Larry Brown had a pair of top-10 finishes and Austin Wallace and Tracy Marshall also contributed top-10 efforts as Oklahoma Christian opened its indoor track and field season Saturday at the Missouri Southern Early Bird Open.

Brown finished sixth among 22 competitors in the weight throw with a mark of 48 feet, 11¾ inches and was 10th among 25 competitors in the shot put with a heave of 40 feet, 11 inches.

Wallace was fifth out of seven competitors in the high jump with a mark of 6 feet, ½ inch. He also competed in three other events, taking 18th in the shot put (37-4), 11th in the 60-meter hurdles (8.94 seconds) and 13th in the 400-meter dash (53.86 seconds).

Marshall competed in the long jump and 60-meter dash. He was seventh among 20 competitors in the long jump with a leap of 22 feet, 10 inches, and took 21st with a 7.37-second effort in the 60 meters.

Adam Zolman and Connor Lankford also competed in multiple events for the Eagles. Zolman tied for 16th in the pole vault (13 feet, 2½ inches) and was 25th in the 60 meters (7.58 seconds), while Lankford was 17th in the weight throw (37-8¾) and 19th in the shot put (37-2¼).

The first indoor meet for most of the rest of the Eagles will be Jan. 11-12, also at Missouri Southern.

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