Houston wins Five Events At Albuquerque Invitational
Feb. 13, 2006
Albuquerque, N.M. - The University of Houston won five events and claimed five second-place finishes at the University of New Mexico Albuquerque Invitational on Saturday, February 11.
Floyd won the 200 meters with a season-best time of 23.74 seconds before running the anchor leg on Houston's winning 4x400-meter relay team. She joined Howard, Garner and Guy to post a season-best time of 3:38.41.
Floyd finished just ahead of Guy in the 200 meters, who was the runner-up in both the 60 and 200 meters with season-best times of 7.41 seconds and 24.02 seconds in both events.
Howard also was the top collegiate performer in the 400 meters as she finished with a time of 54.84 seconds.
The other top competitors for the Lady Cougars were freshmen Seun Adigun and Alexi Rogers in the 60-meter hurdles, and Caresir Hamilton in the triple jump.
Adigun and Rogers were among the top five hurdlers in the 60-meter hurdles, as Adigun finished in fourth place with a time of 8.72 seconds, and Rogers had a time of 8.76 seconds to finish in fifth place.
Hamilton also finished fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 12.37 meters (40-7).
Perry won the 60 meters with a time of 6.76 seconds, and had a fifth-place finish in the 200 meters with a time of 21.79 seconds.
Whitley won the high jump after a jump off against teammate Ivan Diggs after they both cleared 2.12 meters (6-11.50).
Sophomore Kolee Latson was the runner-up in the 400 meters with a time of 48.20 seconds, while junior Chris White had a third-place time of 1:56.21 in the 800 meters.
Lucas Mireles was the runner-up in the shot put with a throw of 15.54 meters (51 feet).
Tremaine Smith had a third-place showing in the 200 meters with a time of 21.50 seconds, and finished fourth in the 60 meters with a time of 6.91 seconds.
In the triple jump, Houston had two of the top five performers as Vincent Marshall had a mark of 14.47 meters (47-5.75) to finish in fourth place, while Jeremy Kelley was fifth with a leap of 13.89 meters (45-7).
Houston will not compete again until the Cougars are the hosts for the Conference USA Championships on February 24-25.