Track and Field Wraps Up New Balance Collegiate Invitational
Feb. 2, 2013
NEW YORK - The University of Houston track and field team wrapped up the final day of the New Balance Collegiate Invitational at the Armory on Saturday. Sophomore Anthony Coleman clipped his previous personal best by three seconds in the men's 800-meter championship to take home fifth-place overall. Coleman's time of 1:51.33 is the fourth fastest in Houston history.
Redshirt junior Emily Nnokwam threw for the fourth longest in school history with a mark of 17.37m (57-0) in the women's weight throw championship to tie for 16th. In the men's pole vault college, freshman Joseph Beck cleared the bar at the 4.80m (15-9) mark to place sixth.
Sophomore jumper, John Horton, jumped a personal best of 15.28m (50-1..75) to place fourth overall in the men's triple jump championship.
Women's 800-Meter Run College
Women's Weight Throw Championship
Men's Pole Vault College
Men's 3000-Meter Run Championship
Men's Triple Jump Championship