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The Southern Illinois University track and field team won six event titles and tallied 18 top-three finishes at the Joey Haines Invitational on Saturday.

Kyle Landon won both the long jump and the high jump for the second-straight meet, while Chad Weaver joined Landon on the top-spot of the podium with his win in the men's pole vault.

On the women's side, Savannah Long won for the second-straight meet in the 400-meter hurdles, while Kilee Hagerstrand and Alexis Roberson each won for the first time this outdoor season. Hagerstrand's win came in the javelin while Roberson's victory in the shot put was the first of her collegiate career.

Landon was Southern's lone double-winner, as he won the long jump with a lifetime-best of 24-7.25 and added a win the high jump with a clearance of 7-1.5. He moves up to 13th in the NCAA west region with his long jump mark, and remains third in the NCAA I n the high jump.

The Salukis swept the top three spots in the men's pole vault as Chad Weaver cleared a season-best 16-6.75 to win for the second-straight meet. Nathan Schuck took second at 15-7, while Chase Black finished third at 15-1.

Long took her second-straight victory in the 400-meter hurdles, shaving more than a second off of her previous personal-best time of 1:02.1.

Hagerstrand made it a clean sweep for the Saluki women hurdlers, as she claimed her first victory of the outdoor season in the 100-meter hurdles. She won with a personal-best time of 14.1. She added a third place finish in the javelin with a season-best toss of 125-0.

Shafiqua Maloney ran the seventh-fastest 400m time in school history to take second to Middle Tennessee State's Abike Egbeniyi. Maloney's time of 54.37 was not only a personal-best, but it is the 14th-best in the NCAA west region.

Saluki throwers accounted for five top-three finishes beginning with Isaac Ingram's third place finish in the hammer. He took third with a lifetime-best mark of 192-7. It was nearly a 14-foot PR Ingram. Ingram wasn't the only thrower on the men's side to set a personal-best Saturday, as Ricky Hurley set outdoor personal-bests in all three throws.

Jared Kern made his outdoor debut, taking third in the shot put. The 2017 NCAA Indoor All-American threw 61-4, which is the sixth-best throw in school history.

The Saluki women claimed the top two spots in the shot, with Alexis Roberson winning her first collegiate title with a lifetime-best toss of 46-5.25. She also took fourth in the discus at 156-11.

Sian Person took second in the shot with a personal-best mark of 46-2.5 while Nikki Freeman finished second in the discus after she set a PR of 163-9.

Friday night's festivities were highlighted by the debut of 2016 Olympian DeAnna Price, who won the hammer throw with a mark of 236-7. It's the second-best mark in the United States this season.

The Salukis are next at the Tennessee Relays, beginning Thursday.


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