Track Concludes Day Two of Houston Indoor Invitational and Multi Events

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    Final Results 

    HOUSTON - The University of Houston track and field teams add four more event titles as they closed out the Houston Indoor Invitational and Multi's on Saturday inside Yeoman Fieldhouse.

    DeMeeka Jones finished second overall in the women's 60m hurdles to unattached runner Jessica Ohanaja, Jones had the fastest collegiate time. She set a personal best of 8.32 in the race, placing her 10th nationally.

    Rick Fenton also took second to an unattached athlete in the men's weight throw as he set a new personal best mark and new school indoor record with his throw of 17.99m/59-00.25.

    Houston swept the top-three spots in the men's shot put as Jacob Shultz (17.40m), John Fortune (17.15m) and Darrel Hill (16.8m) took places one through three, respectively.

    For the women, Emily Nnokwam took first in the women's weight throw with her toss of 17.18m/56-04.50, also a new personal best mark.

    John Cantu notched his first victory of the season, as he took first in the men's 5,000m with his time of 16.11.

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    Women

    60m Hurdles

    2. DeMeeka Jones - 8.32*
    5. Sade-Mariah Greenidge - 8.50*
    7. Alicia Perkins - 8.51*

    200m Dash

    38. Olivia Amy - 26.99

    800m Run
    14. Eryn Barroso - 2:22

    Mile
    16. Ciera Johnson - 5:22
    20. Alexis Vick - 5:27
    26. Yasiris Gonzalez - 5:41

    3000m Run
    23. Kathryn Ducommun - 10:18
    29. Starla Garcia - 10:45
    38. Taylor Beer - 11:17

    Weight Throw
    1. Emily Nnokwam - 17.18m/56-04.50
    10. Nicole Benton - 15.00m/49-02.50


     

     

    Shot Put
    4. Samantha Taylor - 14.01m/45-11.75

    Triple Jump

    High Jump

    11. Khalysia Mayo - 1.64m/5-04.50

    Long Jump
    6. Key Richards - 5.56m/18-03.00
    7. Dominique Brisco - 5.47m/17-11.50

    Men
    60-Meter Dash
    4. Isaiah Sweeney - 6.76
    9. Mark'quis Frazier - 6.89
    13. James Lang - 7.00

    200-Meter Dash
    17. James Lang - 23.00
    23. Jalen Williams - 23.28
    28. Eric Alexander - 23.54

    400-Meter Dash

    31. Cornelius Mayes - 52.27

    Mile
    19. Cole Bessner - 4:37
    21. Stephan Keller - 4:39

    3,000-Meter Run
    4. Yonas Tesfai - 8:34.40
    14. Nate Pineda - 8:48.88

    5,000m Run
    1. John Cantu - 16:11

    Long Jump
    5. Simon Stewart - 6.99m/22-11.25
    11. John Horton - 6.70m/21-11.75

    Pole Vault
    3. Michael Mahnke - 4.86m/15-11.25
    4. Bryan Brown - 4.86m/15-11.25

    Weight Throw
    2. Rick Fenton - 17.99m/59-00.25

    Shot Put
    1. Jacob Shultz - 17.40m/57-01.00
    2. John Fortune - 17.15m/56-03.25
    3. Darrel Hill - 16.88m/55-04.75

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