Slay Takes Sixth on Day 1 of Akron Invitational


Catika Slay

Catika Slay

Feb. 8, 2014

AKRON, Ohio-Marshall redshirt freshman Catika Slay (Douglasville, Ga.) finished sixth in the pentathlon Friday as the lone Herd representative on the first day of competition at the Akron Invitational.

Slay placed sixth in the event after she amassed 3,317 points by virtue of her fifth-place finishes in the shot put (9.81 meters) and long jump (5.22 meters), her sixth-place showing in the high jump (1.60 meters), a ninth-place finish in the 800 meter run (2:37.82) and mark of 10th in the 60 meter hurdles (9.31 seconds).

Slay and the rest of the Herd will finish the meet Saturday.

60 Meter Hurdles (Pentathlon)-Gold Division

10. Catika Slay-9.31 seconds

High Jump (Pentathlon)-Gold Division

6. Catika Slay-1.60 meters

Shot Put (Pentathlon)-Gold Division

5. Catika Slay-9.81 meters

Long Jump (Pentathlon)-Gold Division

5. Catika Slay-5.22 meters

800 meter run (Pentathlon)-Gold Division

9. Catika Slay-2:37.82