Track and Field Wraps Up New Balance Collegiate Invitational

Sophomore Anthony Coleman

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.

The Cougars will travel to College Station, Texas to compete in the Texas A&M Invitational on Feb. 9.

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Women's Mile College
23. Kathryn Ducommun (5:03.28)
49. Yasiris Gonzalez (5:26.41)*

Men's Mile College
45. Drevan Anderson-Kaapa (4:22.93)
50. Trevor Walker (4:24.18)
61. Nathan Pineda (4:33.71)

Women's 800-Meter Run College
48. Alexis Vick (2:20.45)*



Women's Weight Throw Championship
T16. Emily Nnokwam (17.37m; 57-0)

Men's Pole Vault College
6. Joseph Beck (4.80m; 15-9)

Men's 800-Meter Run College
59. Eric Alexander (2:00.40)*
66. Jamahl Calloway (2:01.33)

Men's 3000-Meter Run Championship
12. Yonas Tesfai (8:37.19)

Men's 800-Meter Run Championship
5. Anthony Coleman (1:51.33)*
14. Mark Fernando (1:55.18)

Men's Triple Jump Championship
4. John Horton (15.28m; 50-1.75)*

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