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Multi-sport Athlete Makes it into the Record Books

Multi-sport athlete Jack Thomas wins his first javelin competition, making his way into the UH record books.

April 19, 2014

Complete Results

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - A redshirt freshman who has yet to see a down of football has made his way into the University of Houston record books as Jack Thomas highlighted the UTSA Invitational with his first win on the track and field team.

Thomas, a football player for Houston threw a 65.21m (213-11) in the men's Javelin to take first place. His throw is the third best in school history after the javelin redesign in 1986. He is now No. 2 in the American Athletic Conference and No. 19 in the region.

There were 33 personal bests or season bests set at the UTSA Invitational by Cougars. Eight student-athletes finished in the top three of their respective events, four of which won their events.

The Cougars swept the top spots in the Javelin throw. Multi-event athlete Angelica Thompson won the women's title with a personal best and season best throw of 41.45m (136-0).

Junior Justine Price's winning throw of 51.76m (169-10) in the women's discus is a personal and season best as well as the second best mark in school history. Price is just eight feet shy of the school record.

Triple jumper Brittany Kinney won with a wind-aided leap of 12.43m (40-9.5).

MT. SAC RELAYS
Freshman Cameron Burrell finished fifth in the long jump with a personal best leap of 7.73m (25-4), becoming the sixth best mark in school history. Assistant Coach Carl Lewis and Cameron's father, head coach Leroy Burrell, still lead all time list in the long jump. Cameron's leap is good for second in the conference, No. 3 in the region and No. 6 in the nation according to TFRRS.org. 


 

 

Both of the Cougars 4x400m relay teams improved to season best times at the prestigious meet. The Cougar women recorded a 3:35.95 moving up to No. 2 in the conference, No. 13 in the region and the top 20 in the nation. The men's team recorded a time of 3:08.27, the conference's best time, No. 10 in the region and No. 24 nationally.

Sophomore Issac Williams finished third in the men's 110m hurdles invitational with a personal best time of 13.44 wind-aided (+2.9). On the women's side, Sade-Mariah Greenidge ran the women's 100m hurdles invitational where she finished with a time of 13.24, her second best time of the season.

Senior Errol Nolan ran a 46.57 in the men's 400m dash invitational to take fifth against the world's best athletes.

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