SEATTLE — The Oregon State track and field team opened the 2017 indoor season on Friday at the Washington Invitational at the Dempsey Indoor Center.
Kara Hallock, a Lebanon High graduate, placed fourth in the pentathlon with 3,652 points. She was the top collegiate placer; the three women who finished ahead of her compete for the Santa Barbara Track Club.
The Beavers had two all-time top-10 performances in the 200 meters. Kerissa D’Arpino finished ninth in 24.80, the No. 2-fastest time; Devin Collins was 31st in 25.61, the sixth-fastest time.
School record-holder Venessa D’Arpino (24.70) placed 12th in 24.86. The D’Arpinos will run the 60 meters on Saturday; Collins will run the 60-meter hurdles.
Gillette Field cleared 11-7 and placed seventh in her flight in the pole vault. Helen Ann Haun competes in Flight 2 on Saturday.
The weight throw also was held on Friday but results were not available.
The meet concludes Saturday.