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Track and Field sets new records at Frisco Invitational

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The Horned Frogs continue to record personal and season best times throughout indoor season. The men’s and women’s track and field team won seven events at the Frisco Invitational this weekend.

Running Events

Sophomore Kayla Heard was the first to score for the Horned Frogs, placing second in the 400 meter with a time of 54.87.

On the men’s side, TCU swept the 400 meter-dash grabbing the top four spots. Junior Kevin McClanahan clocked in first with a season-best time of 47.47. Sophomore Derrick Mokaleng placed second with a time of 47.67. Freshman Ryan Champlin and freshman Jostyn Andrews finished strong in third and fourth behind times of 48.47 and 48.52.

Sophomore Brittney Trought finished second in the 60-meter hurdles with a season-best time of 8.37, just two-hundredths of a second off her personal best. Makaila Flannigan also placed fourth with a time of 8.54.

In the 60-meter dash, junior Judy Emeodi placed eighth behind a time of 7.67.

Junior Emeilo Ferguson recorded a season-best time of 6.66 in the prelims and went on to place third in the finals at 6.67. Senior Jalen Miller placed fifth clocking in at 6.76 and sophomore Lebogang Maloka placed eighth behind a time of 6.82.

Junior Nicole Hicks scored in the mile run placing eight with a time of 5:10.97.

Sophomore Sabrina Moore won the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.53. Heard followed behind recording a second-place finish, clocking in at 24.53 and Emeodi placed fifth behind a time of 24.90.

Sophomore Darrion Flowers took care of business in the 200-meter dash for the men with a first-place finish at 21.54. Ferguson logged fourth clocking in at 21.72.

Wrapping up the running events, the men’s 4×400-meter relay team of McClanahan, Andrews, Champlin and Mokaleng won with a time of 3:11.69.

Field Events

Freshman Isaiah Rogers won the shot put with a mark of 57 feet 3.75 inches (17.47 meters). For the women, Senior Paola Miranda placed third with a mark of 55 feet 8 inches (17.01 meters).

In the long jump, Maloka placed fourth with a mark of 23 feet 8 inches (7.27 meters).

Three Horned Frogs, junior Briona Oliver, senior Nafissatou Boixel and Flannigan placed in the long jump for the women. Oliver won with a mark of 20 feet 2.25 inches (6.15 meters), making her the No. 6 on the all-time list. Boixel placed third recording a mark of 19 feet 2.75 inches (5.86 meters) and Flannigan placing fourth recording a mark of 19 feet (5.79 meters).

For the women’s pole vault, freshman Kendahl Shue tied for eighth with a mark of 11 feet 8 inches (3.60 meters).

Sophomore Justin Sanchez placed third in the weight throw with a mark of 60 feet (18.30 meters). Freshmen Ryan Camp and Rogers placed sixth and eight behind marks of 58 feet 9 inches (17.96 meters) and 58 feet 2 inches (17.74 meters).

Junior Scotty Newton jumps to No. 6 in the country and No. 2 on TCU’s all-time list winning the triple jump with a mark of 53 feet 4.25 inches (16.26 meters).

For the women, Boixel logs third behind a mark of 39 feet 8 inches (12.15 meters).

Up Next

The Horned Frogs travel to Ames, Iowa to compete in the Big 12 Championships on Friday, Feb. 24-25.

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