Nearly all Pios hit fastest times of the year at Portland Twilight

Nearly all Pios hit fastest times of the year at Portland Twilight

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Matthew Weston hit the fastest mark of the season in the 100 meters for the Lewis & Clark Pioneers during Friday's Portland Twilight at Eldon Fix Track. Weston clocked in at 11.19.

Nearly all of the Lewis & Clark competitors set season bests during the meet that starts a stretch of events for the Pioneers to reach qualifying marks for the NCAA Division III National Championships later this month.

Morgan Taylor lowered her best career mark in the 100 meters with a time of 13.41.

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Key Moments

Bryce Johnson set the fastest time for the Pios this season in the 200 meters at 22.33, a new personal record. Benji Bromberg also hit an all-time best in the 110-meter hurdles at 16.37, surpassing his previous low mark of 16.52 from the Pacific Preview earlier this season.

In addition to topping her best time in the 100 meters by nearly .20 seconds, Taylor raced the 100-meter hurdles and crossed in 16.99.

Sam Johnson raced in the 100 meters (11.68) and 110-meter hurdles (18.01).

Deeper Look

  • Weston's 11.19 mark in the 100 meters is the sixth-fastest mark in the Northwest Conference this season
  • Bryce Johnson's 200-meter time is the seventh fastest in the NWC
  • Bromberg ranks 16th in the NWC for the 110-meter hurdles
  • Logan Kyle is the only Pioneers student-athlete currently on the NCAA Div. III outdoor performance list, which shows the best marks in the country, at 35th in the pole vault

Looking Ahead

Lewis & Clark is Linfield Open on Saturday before the West Coast Invitational and George Fox Final Qualifier over the next few weeks.