Beacon Journal staff

Kent State took top honors in 17 events  in the tri-meet with host Illinois State and SIU-Edwardsville at the Redbird Invitational Normal, Ill. The women captured nine events and the men eight events.

Junior Shanequa Williams took first place in both the 200-meter dash and 400-meter. Senior Melinda Sawnor captured the 800-meter run.

Keri Dantley won the triple jump and Domenica Rossi won the pole vault.

Matthias Tayala won the weight throw and senior Kenneth Agee helped the Golden Flashes take the top three spots in the high jump.

KSU competes at the Akron Invitational Friday and Saturday.