Three Relays Claim First At Mt. Sac Relays

Alicia Perkins

Walnut, CA - The University of Houston track and field teams claim first in three relays on Friday while setting one new school record, as day two of the 54th Annual Mt. Sac Relays comes to an end from Hilmer Lodge Stadium.

The men's 4x100m relay of Isaiah Sweeney, Errol Nolan, James Lang and Markquis Frazier took first with its time of 40.16. That time marks the sixth fastest time for the event in program history. The group also now currently ranks 37th nationally.

The young 4x800m relay team comprised of sophomore Drevan Anderson-Kaapa and three freshman in Anthony Coleman, Mark Fernando and Yonas Tesfai also claimed first in the 4x800m relay, as they crossed the line in 7:36.92.

In the field events, senior pole vaulter Brian Brown took fourth in the men's pole vault competition with his 5.10m vault.

For the women, the 4x100m shuttle hurdle (Sade-Mariah Greenidge, Amber Sellers, Alicia Perkins, DeMeeka Jones) took first in their first time competing in the event this season with its time of 54.49. With their mark, the group breaks the previous program record 1:00.60.

DeMeeka Jones and Sade-Mariah Greenidge take second and fifth, respectively. Jones, rebounding from a career best 13.20 crossed the line in 13.38 on Friday, while Greenidge finished in 13.63.

Freshman Kiersten Brewer who ran a personal best time 23.91 in the 200m dash, finished among the top-10 in the competition.

Megan Frausto notched a fifth place finish in the high jump competition as she cleared 1.75m/5-08.75.


The Cougars return for the final day of competition on Saturday. The complete schedule of events and live results can be found here.

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