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The TCU School of Music recruits at a booth in the convention center. (@tcumusic on Instagram)
TCU music students attend nation’s largest convention for music educators
By Caleb Gottry, Staff Writer
Published Feb 20, 2024
Members of the TCU Symphony Orchestra performed at the annual TMEA convention on Friday, Feb 9.

Track and Field kicks off outdoor season with an impressive performance

Courtesy of GoFrogs.com
Courtesy of GoFrogs.com

The Horned Frogs hosted the TCU Invitational to kick off the outdoor season this weekend.

Sprinting Events

2017 Big 12 champion senior Jalen Miller placed first in the 100-meter dash recording a time of 10.39 seconds.

Sophomore Derrick Mokaleng recorded a first-place finish in the men’s 200-meter dash recording a personal-best time of 20.86 seconds.

In the women’s 400-meter hurdles, junior Lexi Aitken placed first with a time of 1:00.29.

In the men’s 400-meter dash, sophomore Emmanuel Ogwo placed second recording a time of 46.85 seconds and senior Kevin McClanahan placed third behind a time of 47.56 seconds. For the women, junior Kayla Heard recorded a fourth-place finish with a time of 54.75.

In the women’s 100-meter hurdles Brittney Trought placed third with a time of 13.56 seconds, first-year Yasmin Brooks placed fourth with a time of 13.72 seconds and junior Lexi Aitken placed fifth with a time of 13.75 seconds.

Distance Events

In the women’s 3000-meter steeplechase, junior Erin Barth secured a first-place finish behind a personal-best time of 11:41.82. For the men, junior Brendon Hicks placed fourth behind a time of 10:48.68.

In the women’s 3000-meter run, senior Nicole Hicks placed fourth recording a time of 9:53.03.

First-year Evelyn Mandel placed fourth in the women’s 1500-meter race with a time of 4:36.01.


In the 4×400-meter relay, the men’s indoor all-American squad of Mokaleng, junior Darrion Flowers, sophomore Jostyn Andrews and McClanahan secured a first-place finish with a time of 3:06.59. The women’s team of first-year Kennedy Crawford, Heard, first-year Renee Payne and Aitken placed second with a time of 3:42.26.

In the men’s 4×100 meter relay, the men’s squad of Miller, Ogwo, junior Darrion Flowers, and sophomore Lebogang Maloka placed third behind a time of 39.57.

Field Events

In the men’s discus, sophomore Ryan Camp secured the first-place spot with a personal-best throw of 189 feet 5 inches (57.73m).

Senior Scotty Newton placed first with a distance of 24 feet 8.5 inches (7.53m). For the women, senior Briona Oliver placed fifth behind a distance of 18 feet 8.5 inches (5.70m).

In the hammer throw, junior Fellan McGuigan recorded a second-place finish behind a distance of 211 feet 6 inches (64.46m) and junior Justin Sanchez placed third behind personal-best distance of 190 feet 11 inches (58.20m).

Sophomore Isaiah Rogers placed fourth behind a distance of 56 feet 10.25 inches (17.33m) in the men’s shot put. For the women, first-year Leilyn Miles placed sixth behind a distance of 45 feet 4.50 inches (13.83m).

“This meet had a mixed bag with a lot of good performances and a few okay ones but overall I’m pleased with the way we performed,” Director of Track & Field Darryl Anderson said. “It was a good start to the outdoor season.”

Up Next

The Horned Frogs will travel to San Antonio to compete at the Roadrunner Invitational March 23.

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