Brief: Track brings home eight first-place wins from Oklahoma

Brief: Track brings home eight first-place wins from Oklahoma

April 21
00:59 2014

Eric Siner // Intern Writer

The Mean Green track and field team tallied eight first-place wins at the John Jacobs Invitational on April 19 in Norman, Okla.

In women’s long jump, Mean Green sophomore Mona Landry beat all 10 participants and won first place with a 5.73-meter jump. Freshman Elisha Peters also took home first place in the high jump with a distance of 1.78 meters.

Landry, fellow sophomore Rhenique Williams and two juniors — Nadiyah El-Amin and Kayla Savoie — beat out University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, Abilene Christian University and Central Oklahoma University in the finals of the women’s 4×100-meter relay with the time of 45.59.

Freshman Collin Heard, sophomores Kedron Sowells and Caleb Pryor and senior Clinton Collins finished in first place in the men’s 4×100-meter relay as well, over Abilene Christian and Oklahoma, clocking in a finals time at 40.89 seconds.

In the men’s 100-meter dash finals, Heard was .11 of a second away from a first-place finish, with a time of 10.65 seconds. Sowells finished shortly after with a third place finish at 10.78 seconds and junior Stephen Munroe tallied a fifth place finish at 11.08.

In the women’s 200-meter dash, El-Amin brought in another first place win with a time of 24.02 seconds. Sophomore Ashley Henry placed third with a time of 24.50.

For the men’s 200-meter dash, freshman Collin Heard finished first with a time of 21.04 seconds, while senior Clinton Collins finished second at 21.15. Sowells finished fourth at 21.45, sophomore Connor Bey finished sixth at 21.79.

Bey, junior Anthony Hamilton and seniors Collins and Marcus Wooten finished in first place in the men’s 4×400-meter race with a time of 3 minutes and 14.74 seconds.

Wooten finished the men’s 400-meter hurdles in first place as well with a time of 54.18 seconds.

Full results can be seen here. Next up for the team is the J. Fred Ducket Twilight Invitational in Houston April 26.

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