Texas State sprinter Iris Darrington blew away the field on the track at the Trinity Alumni Classic in San Antonio last week, winning two first-place finishes and a second place. The Bobcats tallied a total of 14 first-place finishes.
Darrington won the women’s 100-meters in a time of 11.83 seconds. Teammate Renee Shepard was second as she crossed the line in a time of 11.99 to break the 12-second barrier. Darrington also captured the women’s 200-meters giving her two gold medals, and a second-place time of 24.48 in he 200 meters. Shepard was fourth in the 200 meters with a time of 25.72.
Lindsey Maxwell grabbed second in the women’s 400 meters, sprinting to a time of 59.37. Kannesha Skinner was fourth with a time of 1:00.55.
In the women’s 800 meters, the Bobcats went 1-2-3-4 with Ryann Bradford leading the way with a first place time of 2:22.41. Natoria Edwards had a time of 2:24.82 for second, followed by Karrisa Reiter and Heather Bullin in 2:25.78 and 2:28.57.
Steffanie Armstrong won the 1500-meter run in a time of 4:51.33 for her fastest time so far this season. Bullin was second in a time of 4:52.27.
Whitney Perkins and Amanda McKinney took fourth and fifth in the 5,000 meters with times of 19:09.36 and 19:22.49.
Katie Miller won the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 1:05.58. Kristina Viniar was second in 1:07.80.
Brooke Hewitt won the high jump with a height of 3.55 meters. Jennifer Matthews took second in the pole vault with a leap of 3.51m.
Sara Olayiwola won both the long jump and triple jump to bring home two top finishes. In the long jump, she leaped to a mark of 5.52m. She reached 11.88m in the triple jump.
Kayla Smith won the shot put with a mark of 12.45, while Katie Hanie won the discus with a toss of 47.27, just missing the NCAA Regional qualifying standard by .03. Taylor Hubbard won the javelin with a throw of 32.41.
Kevin Aje raced to a second place finish in the men’s 100-meters with a time of 10.84. Brandon Thomas grabbed third with a time of 10.85.
Thomas raced to a season-best in the 200 where he ran away from the field in a time of 21.62 to take home first place honors. Stefon Hargrove was third in a time of 22.11.
Justin Longoria was second in the men’s 400-meters with a time of 49.46. Steve Farris took fifth with a time of 51.06.
In the men’s 800-meter run, Eric Sheppard crossed the line in 1:54.24 for third place. Michael Webley was fifth with a time of 1:55.51.
In the men’s 5,000 meters, Jonathan Hernandez grabbed third in a time of 15:38.58. Michael Richards was fourth in a time of 15:39.19, while Michael Morris rounded out the top five in a time of 15:39.45.
Clay Holland won the men’s 110-meter hurdles in a season-best time of 14.56. He also placed second in the 400-meter hurdles in another season-best time of 53.76.
Ikenna Obonna won the triple jump with an NCAA Regional mark of 15.20m and took second in the long jump with a distance of 6.60m.Email | Print