Track and field team records multiple wins and personal bests in San Antonio

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By Maya Bulger

The Horned Frogs won four events at the Roadrunner Invitational last weekend.

Sprinting Events

In the men’s 100-meter dash, senior Jalen Miller secured a first-place finish behind a season-best time of 10.29 seconds and senior Emeilo Ferguson placed third with a time of 10.4 seconds. Additionally, Ferguson placed third in the 200-meter dash with a personal best– 21.21 seconds.

For the women, senior Briona Oliver placed seventh behind a time of 12 seconds in the 100-meter dash.

In the women’s 400-meter dash, first-year student Kennedy Crawford placed sixth behind a personal-best time of 56.2 seconds.

Sophomore Brittney Trought placed fifth in the 100-meter hurdles behind a time of 13.79 seconds and junior Lexi Aitken placed second in the 400-meter hurdles with a season-best time of 59.38 seconds.

Distance Events

In the men’s 800-meter run, senior Kevin McClanahan secured a first-place finish, recording a personal-best time of 1:52.54.

First-year student Evelyn Mandel placed sixth behind a season-best time of 4:33.65 in the women’s 1600-meter run.

In the 2000-meter steeplechase, junior Erin Barth placed second for the women behind a time of 7:20.96. For the men, junior Brendon Hicks placed fourth with a time of 6:14.37.


In the men’s 4×400-meter relay, the team of sophomore Jostyn Andrews, junior Darrion Flowers, sophomore Derrick Mokaleng and McClanahan secured a first-place finish with a nation-leading time of 3:04.54.

In the 4×100-meter relay, the men’s squad of Ferguson, Miller, Flowers and sophomore Emmanuel Ogwo secured a first-place finish behind a time of 39.68 seconds.

Field Events

For the men’s throws, sophomore Isaiah Rogers placed third in the shot put with a season-best distance of 58 feet, 1.25 inches (17.71m). Sophomore Ryan Camp placed second in the discus throw, recording a distance of 177 feet, 2 inches (54.01m).

In the hammer throw, junior Fellan McGuigan placed second with a distance of 209 feet, 6 inches (63.85m). Sophomore Ryan Camp placed fourth with a personal-best distance of 196 feet, 1 inch (59.76m). Junior Justin Sanchez placed fifth behind a personal-best distance of 194 feet, 8 inches (59.34m).

In the women’s long jump, senior Briona Oliver  finished in sixth place with a distance of 18 feet, 7 inches (5.66m).

Up Next

The Horned Frogs will travel to Austin, Texas to compete at the 2018 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on Wednesday, March 28.