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Gryphon women hoist CIS track and field title

Gryph men earn silver at nationals in Edmonton

The University of Guelph Gryphons women’s team earned gold and the men’s squad won silver at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport track and field championships on the weekend in Edmonton.

The women’s title was the Gryphons’ first since 2008. They finished with 96 points. Second-place Toronto had 93 and third-place Trinity Western had 64.

On the men’s side, the Gryphons earned 97 points, six fewer than first-place York, which had 103. Windsor was in third place with 81 points.

Gryphons earning individual medals on the women’s side were:
• Carise Thompson, silver in 3,000m, and bronze in 1,500m
• Marissa Kurtimah, silver in 60m
• Julia Wallace, silver in triple jump
• Sarah Dougherty, bronze in weight throw

Gryphon women’s relay runners earning medals were:
• Emily Gordon, Sophie Watts, Genevieve Lalonde and Katelyn Ayers, bronze in 4x800m relay
• Marissa Kurtimah, Karry-Ann Cornwall, Heather Rayner and Vivian Stavrakos, bronze in 4X200m relay.

Gryphons earning individual medals in the men’s competition were:
• Ross Proudfoot, gold in 3,000m and silver in 1,500m
• Anthony Romaniw, silver in 1,000m and 600m
• Pat Dufresne, silver in triple jump
• Tristan Woodfine, bronze in 3,000m
• Jared Skeath, bronze in weight throw

Gryphons men’s relay runners earning a medal were:
• Tommy Land, Drew Anderson, Christian Gravel and Anthony Romaniw, bronze in 4x800m relay.

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