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Track and field competes at the Michael Johnson Invitational

Freshman Isaiah Rogers competes in the shot put.

The Horned Frogs traveled to Waco, Texas to compete at the Michael Johnson Invitational this weekend.

Running Events

For the second-straight week, junior Briona Oliver ran a personal best in the 100-meter dash, recording a time of 11.66 for an eighth-place finish.

Sophomore Anna Cozart and junior Tiffany Terry also ran personal-best times. Cozart recorded a time of 4:42.43 in the 1500-kilometer race, and Terry placed third with a time of 2:10.11 in the 800-meter race.

Sophomore Lexi Aitken placed fourth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 13.64.

In the 5000-kilometer race, sophomore Nicole Hicks placed third with a personal-best time of 17:11.83 and freshman Kirsten Johnston placed fifth with a time of 17:26.70.

In the 4×100-meter relay, Oliver, seniors Judy Emeodi and Sabrina Moore, and sophomore Kayla Heard placed second, clocking in at 45.64.

Emeodi and Heard also placed fifth in the 4×400-meter relay with Terry and Aitken, clocking in at 3:43.84.

In the men’s 1500-kilometer race, sophomore Patrick LaCour placed second with a time of 4:05.45 and sophomore Dylan Brokmeyer placed seventh with a time of 4:13.17.

In the 400-meter dash, sophomore Derrick Mokaleng placed sixth with a time of 47.01 and junior Kevin McClanahan placed eighth with a time of 47.57.

Senior Dekan Ekpo placed seventh in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.23.

The 4×100-meter relay team of seniors Raymond Bozmans and Jalen Miller, junior Emeilo Ferguson, and sophomore Darrion Flowers placed second with a time of 39.35.

Flowers also placed fourth in the 4×400-meter relay with McClanahan, Ferguson and Mokaleng with a time of 3:10.42.

Field Events

Freshman Isaiah Rogers placed first in the shot put behind a throw of 57 feet 11.25 inches (17.66 meters).

Sophomore Fellan McGuigan placed third in the hammer throw with a mark of 206 feet 9 inches (63.02 meters), and senior Ryan Finnie placed fourth in the triple jump with a mark of 47 feet 10 inches (14.58 meters).

On the women’s side, senior Paola Miranda placed second with a distance of 180 feet 9 inches (55.10 meters) in the hammer throw, and junior Nafissatou Boixel jumped to 18 feet 7 inches (5.66 meters), placing eighth.

Up Next

The Horned Frogs will travel to Austin, Texas to compete in the Texas Invitational on Saturday, April 29.

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