Photos: Track & Field DeLoss Dodds Invitational

Freshman pole vaulter Zack Supple propels himself up and over the bar at the DeLoss Dodds Invitational track and field meet Jan. 23, 2016, in Ahearn Fieldhouse. (Parker Robb | The Collegian)

Several Olympic hopefuls competed as the K-State track and field team swept the competition at the annual DeLoss Dodds Invitational track and field meet Jan. 22-23, 2016, inside Ahearn Fieldhouse. Senior pentathlete Akela Jones opened the competition with a K-State and Ahearn Fieldhouse record-breaking performance in the pentathlon, accumulating a total of 4,643 points. Former K-State high jumpers Erik Kynard, who won the silver medal at the 2012 Olympics, and Alyx Treasure, represented their home countries of Jordan and Canada, respectively. The two won the high jump handily. Junior Morgan Wedekind won the women’s 1-mile run. Ahearn Fieldhouse will next host the Steve Miller Open on Feb. 19.

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