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TCU track and field dominates College Station Invitational with 14 first-place finishes

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Ryan Martin celebrates a solid 800 meter race. (Photo courtesy of gofrogs.com)

TCU’s men’s and women’s track and field teams wrapped up their second outdoor invitational in College Station this weekend, delivering impressive performances across the board with 14 first-place finishes.

The highlights for the women’s team at the Texas A&M Invitational included:  

  • Irene Jepkemboi winning throw of 57.23 meters (187 feet, 9 inches), which shattered the TCU record as well as the national javelin mark in Kenya, her home country.  

    Ryan Engels competes at the final indoor meet of the season. (Photo courtesy of gofrogs.com)
  • Senior Ryan Engles set a personal best of 4:25.15 in the women’s 1500 meters. 
  • Gracie Morris secured victory in the 800-meter race with a time of 2:04.15. 
  • The Morris twins dominated together in the final day of competition in the 5000-meter race. Gracie Morris won with her time of 16:49.53 while Graydon Morris placed first with his time of 14:14.26. 

 Highlights in the men’s meet included: 

  • Ryan Martin clinched victory with a personal-best time of 1:49.04 in the 800.  

This follows Martin’s impressive win in the 1500-meter race at the TCU Alumni Invitational last weekend, clocking in at 3:55.52, cotinuing a strong start to his outdoor season.  

  • Kashie Crockett ran a personal-best time of 20.64 to claim first on the men’s 200 meter.
  • Reese Pokluda won the men’s pole vault B with his height of 5.05m (16-6.75). This is the third-highest mark in outdoor program history. 

The Frogs are headed to Austin, Texas for the Texas Relays from March 27-30. 

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