Hunter Sets School Record as Part of Polar Bear Final Qualifier

Kenna Hunter

ADA, Ohio – Senior Kenna Hunter (Mooresville, Ind.) posted a school record performance to lead the Hanover women's track and field team as part of the Polar Bear Final Qualifier hosted by Ohio Northern on Friday afternoon.

The senior set a new school record in the pentathlon with 3,294 total points, breaking the previous record of 3,243 set in 2017 by Savannah Hubbard.

The senior dominated all five events posting her best performance in the 60-meter hurdles where she garnered 787 points with a time of 9.61 seconds. In the 800-meter run, Hunter captured 739 points finishing the race with a time of 2:26.38.

As part of the high jump, she claimed 747 points with a height of 1.61 meters. In the long jump she recorded a distance of 4.98 meters claiming 554 points before rounding out the meet with the shot put and 467 points. Hunter charted a toss of 9.04 meters in the event.

The senior currently sits among the top 20 in the nation with the top 22 earning a bid to the NCAA DIII national meet.

Final national standings will be posted on Saturday, March 7.