TUCSON, Ariz. — Senior Kara Hallock improved her personal best by 282 points and took second place on Friday at the Jim Click heptathlon at the University of Arizona.
Hallock scored 5,379 points in the seven-event competition, easily surpassing her old PR of 5,087 points, set at Eugene in 2015. She still ranks No. 3 all-time at OSU in the heptathlon.
Saskia McNairy placed 12th with 4,708 points, improving her No. 5 all-time mark by 438 points. Her old PR was 4,270, at UC Riverside in 2015.
Hallock went 18 feet, 2.25 inches and scored 715 points in the long jump. She threw the javelin 129-11.25 and scored 660 points; that throw ranks No. 7 on OSU’s all-time list. She then ran 2 minutes, 22.34 seconds in the 800 for 792 points.
McNairy went 16-11.75 in the long jump for 609 points; threw the javelin 122-9 for 618 points, and ran 2:27.31 in the 800 for 727 points.
Remaining team members competed at the Sun Angel Classic at Arizona State and at the John Knight Twilight Meet at Western Oregon.
The Beavers had two more all-time top-10 times or marks at WOU on Friday. They have set one current school record and have posted 21 all-time top-10 times or marks this season.
Sydney Guthrie-Baker threw 137-8.25 in the hammer at WOU and moved up one spot to No. 4 all-time.
Guthrie-Baker improved her PR by more than two feet and took third in the shot put at 43-6, the No. 9 all-time mark.
The Sun Angel Classic’s remaining field events, and all running events involving Beavers, take place on Saturday. OSU set the school 400-meter relay record (46.01) at the 2016 Sun Angel Classic but will not enter a team this year.