By Ashton Chugh, March 13 2015 —
Third-year Niki Oudenaarden won two medals and fourth-year Garrett King won a bronze for the Dinos at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport track and field championships held at the University of Windsor on March 13–15.
Oudenaarden won gold in the Pentathlon with 4,072 points on day one of the event. She placed first in shot put (13.65m) and long jump (5.85m), second in the 800m (2:26.28) and high jump (1.70m) and fifth in the 60m hurdle (9.04).
Oudenaarden also won bronze in individual shot put with a throw of 14.01m on day two. She follows in the footsteps of teammate Rachel Machin who won the event at last year’s championships, and Rachael McIntosh who won gold in 2012–13.
On the men’s side, Garrett King won a bronze medal in the 600m with a time of 1:18.56, which was only 0.04 seconds behind second place.
Overall, the Dinos finished ninth and 14th on the women’s and men’s side, respectively.
The University of Toronto finished first in the women’s overall standings, while the University of Windsor won the men’s side.