Megan Frausto Sets Nation's No. 2 Heptathlon Mark

    Karley King | First Place in Women's Pole Vault
    Karley King | First Place in Women's Pole Vault
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    Jan. 27, 2012

    Day One Results

    HOUSTON - The University of Houston track and field team's wrap up day one of the Houston Indoor Invitational and Multi Events Friday night inside Yeoman Field House. Junior Megan Frausto had a standout performance as she set the Conference USA top mark and the nation's number two mark in the women's pentathlon.



    Frausto scored 4,000 points on her way to the victory in the pentathlon. The Royse City, Texas, native claimed victories in the 800m, long jump and high jump, while setting new personal records in all five pentathlon events.

    Karley King took first in the women's pole vault, setting another personal record with her 3.90m/12-09.50 mark. With the vault, King became the C-USA's top women's pole vaulter.

    Both men and women distance medley teams took second place as the women's team (Ciera Johnson, Amber Sellars, Jaime Johnson and Kat Ducommun) finished in 12:17.97 and the men's team (David Smith, Garrett Hughey, Doug Kelley and Yonas Tesfai) finished with a time of 10:09.89.

    UP NEXT
    The Cougars return to Yeoman Fieldhouse tomorrow to finish day two of the Houston Indoor Invitational & Multi Events. The field events resume at 9 a.m. with the men and women's shot put. The running events begin at 11 a.m. with the men and women's 5,000m run.

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