HOUSTON - The University of Houston track and field teams wrap up day two of Penn Relays, as the women's shuttle hurdles and the men's distance medley earn top-five finishes.
The women's shuttle hurdles claimed second place in the Championships of America division as they crossed the line in 54.78, just behind LSU who finished in 54.68.
The women's 4x100m relay (Reese, Brewer, Perkins and Bolton) finished eighth in the Championships of America division with its time of 45.09. Improving on yesterday's preliminary mark of 45.20.
In the 100m hurdles, Alicia Perkins placed seventh in the preliminary rounds with her time of 13.54. Just outside the top-10, DeMeeka Jones and Sade-Mariah Greenidge took places 11 and 12, respectively. The group will return for the finals in the event tomorrow.
For the men, the young distance medley group of sophomore Drevan Anderson-Kaapa and freshmen Dominique Charles, Anthony Coleman and Yonas Tesfai earned a fifth place finish with their time of 10:05.56.
In the field events, freshman Darrell Hill claimed sixth in the shot put with his 17.11m/56-1.75 toss.
The Cougars return for day two of the Penn Relays on Saturday. Live results, meet information and the Saturday schedule can be found here.
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