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Texas State’s Kelsey Titzman won the shot put at the LSU Gold Alumni meet during the weekend. TEXAS STATE ATHLETICS PHOTOS.

STAFF REPORT

At Saturday’s LSU Alumni Gold meet Saturday in Baton Rouge, LA, a meet full of Olympic medalists, Texas State performers won three events.

Allis Saunders made a triple jump of 12.12 meters (39-09.25) to take first at the LSU Alumni Gold and put up a result that is the third best in the Western Athletic Conference. Kelsey Titzman won the shot put with a throw of 15.70 meters (51-06.55) and Tina Valenzuela took first in the long jump with a distance of 5.82 meters (19-01.25), just short of her personal record 5.83 meters.

Jalisa Hall finished second in the hammer throw at 57.87 meters (189-10) to put her first place in the WAC. Briana Sharp finished second in the “B” group of the 800-meter runners with a time of 2:09.31, fourth in the WAC

Freshman Dasha Tsema finished third in the discus at 46.84 meters (153-08). Jessica Thomas finished third in the long jump at 5.66 meters (18-07.00).

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