Track and Field Concludes Day Two of Victor Lopez Classic

    Senior Brittany Wallace places first in the women's 400m
    Senior Brittany Wallace places first in the women's 400m
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    HOUSTON- The University of Houston track and field team concluded day two of the Victor Lopez Classic on Saturday at Holloway Field/Ley Track on the campus of Rice. The men's team took home a third-place finish with 73.5 points, while the women finished in fifth with 52 points.

    John Fortune started the day off for the Cougars with a second-place finish in the men's shot put with a throw of 16.89m (55-5). Fellow thrower, Samatha Taylor threw 13.51m (44-4) to place eighth on the women's side.

    In the men's 110-meter hurdles, freshman Isaac Williams took home the bronze after running 14.46. Teammate, senior Kevin Johnson ran 15.20 to place tenth overall.

    Senior Emily Nnokwam tossed a personal best of 45.97m (150-10) to place fourth in women's discus, while fellow senior Rick Fenton placed sixth in men's event with a throw of 47.56m (156-0).

    In the men's long jump, sophomore John Horton finished third with a personal best of 7.19m (23-7.25). For the Cougar women, sophomore Khaylsia Mayo took the gold in the women's high jump after leaping a personal record of 1.73m (23-7.25).

    The women's 400-meter dash saw four sprinters set new personal records. Senior Brittany Wallace led the way as she topped her competition with a time of 52.48. Sophomore Sade-Mariah Greenidge followed at 57.05, while freshman Mandy Nolan and junior Vanessa Whitmire finished at 57.87 and 58.36, respectively. For the men, junior Xavier Boyd placed ninth overall with a time of 47.79.



    Senior Isaiah Sweeney finished third in the men's 100-meter dash with a time of 10.70, while sophomore Kiersten Brewer finished at 12.00 to take seventh-place on the women's side.

    In the men's and women's pole vault, six student-athletes placed in the top-10. On the men's side, freshman Joseph Beck improved on his height from last week (4.75m; 15-7) to finish second overall (4.80m; XXX) this week. Michael Mahnke followed in third with a jump of 4.70m (15-5). Twins, Jacob and Zach Fifi finished sixth and eighth. Jacob cleared the bar at 4.25m (13-11.25), while Zach jumped 4.10m (13-5.25). For the women, Sage Hintnaus finished seventh with a season best height of 3.40m (11-1.75). Redshirt Freshman Jennifer Blair jumped 3.10m (10-2) to take ninth overall.

    The Cougars will travel to Austin to compete in the annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on March 27-30.

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