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March 25th, 2013
Bobcats show well in Elite Meet


Texas State’s Timothy Young set a personal record Saturday as he won the 110-meter hurdles in the Texas State Elite Meet. TEXAS STATE ATHLETICS PHOTO


The Texas State track teams enjoyed a competitive weekend in their own Texas State Elite Meet, with the women’s group finishing third in a strong five-team field and the men’s team finishing third against the same competition.

The Bobcat women finished the meet with 138.5 team points, barely behind winner Texas-San Antonio (UTSA) at 139.5. The men’s team finished with 96.5 points, behind UCLA at 149 and Texas at 147.5. The other schools in the meet were Arkansas, Ilinois and UCLA on the women’s side and UTSA and Arkansas on the men’s side.

Kelsey Titzman, who won Western Athletic Conference Indoor Field Athlete of the Year honors, took first in the women’s shot put with a throw of 15.19 meters. Titzman also finished first in discus with a throw of 46.33 meters, setting a new personal record. In addition to her first place finishes, Titzman also finished third in the hammer throw with a throw of 50.77 meters.

A group of Bobcats teamed up for first place in the women’s 4×400-meter relay. Texas State’s top team of Chante’sean White, Amber Gilmore, Kellie Trinkaus and Kimberly Krtinich finished in 3:44.61.

On the men’s side, Texas State’s Timothy Young won the 110-meter hurdles with a personal record time of 14.02. Young beat his old mark by more than 0.25 seconds.

Texas State’s Derrick Randle won the triple jump of 14.65 meters. Larron Black followed it up with a first place performance in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 51.76.

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