Quick Sports: Flyin’ Frogs collects awards in Louisiana

Flyin’ Frogs rack up regional qualifying marks in Baton Rouge

The track and field teams set 15 NCAA regional qualifying marks while competing in the LSU Relays on Friday and Saturday.

Whether it was running, jumping or throwing, the Horned Frogs found success in all facets of the sport during their two days in Baton Rouge.

Friday, in the men’s and women’s 4×100 relay teams, senior Kishelle Paul (400-meter hurdles), freshman Whitney Gipson (long jump) and junior Neidra Covington (long jump) all set regional qualifying marks.

The success was doubled Saturday when both the men’s and women’s 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams posted regional marks. Adding to the success for the men’s side were sophomore Jordan Pitts (400-meter hurdles ), junior Tommy Killen (discus), and sophomore Sean Zurko (800 meters). The women also found success as senior Candis Kelley and sophomore Stormy Harrison (shot put) and Covington (triple jump) each set regional qualifying marks.

The Flyin’ Frogs get right back to action tomorrow at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin at the Texas Relays.