Cameron Burrell breaks the school record in the men's 60-meter dash with a time of 6.55.
Jan. 25, 2014
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Freshman Cameron Burrell has made his way into the University of Houston Track and Field record books after posting a 6.55 in the 60-meter dash Saturday afternoon during the Cherry & Silver Collegiate Invitational.
Burrell's time, one of the fastest in the nation, broke the school record and set a personal best for the freshman.
Sophomore's Leshon Collins and Issac Williams finished in the top five in their respective events. Collins finished with a time of 6.65 in the 60m, tying his second fastest time this season. In the 60m hurdles, Williams finished with a time of 7.96.
Finally, junior John Horton jumped a season best in the men's triple jump with a mark of 15.28m (50'-1.75").
On the women's side, junior Dominique Brisco led the team with a fifth place finish in the triple jump. She recorded a personal best of 12.73m (41'-9.25"). She also tied her personal best in the 60m hurdles for the third time this season with a time of 8.60 in the prelims, just missing qualification by 0.04 seconds.
The women's 4x400-meter relay - made up of Terracia Moody, Mayorca Young, Ngozi Onwumere and Brittany Wallace - ran a season best time of 3:39.41 to win the meet. Their time is the 13th best time in the nation as they defeated several of the top teams in the nation.
Hurdler Sade Mariah Greenidge recorded a season best time of 8.46 to take sixth place in the women's 60m hurdles.
Senior Karley King recorded her third best vault of the season with a mark of 4.02m (13'-2.25") in the women's pole vault.