April 28, 2007
Berkeley, Calif. -- University of Houston senior Ebonie Floyd won the 200 meter and 400 meter races during the second day of competition at the California Collegiate Challenge on Saturday. The Houston, Texas native finished the 200 in 22.79 and the 400 in 51.36.
Sophomore LeeA'ndrea Robinson finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles with a NCAA Regional qualifying time of 13.72. Also finishing with a regional qualifying time was the women's 4x100 team. They finished fourth with a time of 45.05.
The women's 4x400 team finished fifth with a time of 3:52.11. In the 800 meter race junior Adriane Guinn finished sixth with a time of 2:11.14 and junior Oumama Hallal was eighth in the 1,500 meter race (4:44.86).
Freshman Dayo Ogunniyi recorded a 13th place finish in the 100 meter finals with a time of 12.04.
Both the 4x100 and 4x400 meter relay teams finished second in their races and freshman Justin Davis was seventh in the 400 meters with a time of 48.53. In the 200 meter race, junior Kolee Latson was 10th with a time of 21.64. Freshman Steven Jones added a 14th place finish in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.81.
In the field events, senior Morgan Floyd was fifth in the javelin with sophomore Andy Tackett coming in sixth and freshman Brandon Hubbard in ninth. Hubbard was also 12th in the shot put behind senior Lucas Mireles who was eighth.
Sophomore Jeremy Kelley added a sixth place finish of 14.04m/46-00.75 in the triple jump.
The Cougars will travel to Fayetteville, Ark., on May 4 for the Arkansas Twilight before returning to Houston for the Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Rice University.