Add news
March 2010
April 2010
May 2010June 2010July 2010
August 2010
September 2010October 2010
November 2010
December 2010
January 2011
February 2011March 2011April 2011May 2011June 2011July 2011August 2011September 2011October 2011November 2011December 2011January 2012February 2012March 2012April 2012May 2012June 2012July 2012August 2012September 2012October 2012November 2012December 2012January 2013February 2013March 2013April 2013May 2013June 2013July 2013August 2013September 2013October 2013November 2013December 2013January 2014February 2014March 2014April 2014May 2014June 2014July 2014August 2014September 2014October 2014November 2014December 2014January 2015February 2015March 2015April 2015May 2015June 2015July 2015August 2015September 2015October 2015November 2015December 2015January 2016February 2016March 2016April 2016May 2016June 2016July 2016August 2016September 2016October 2016November 2016December 2016January 2017February 2017March 2017April 2017May 2017June 2017July 2017August 2017September 2017October 2017November 2017December 2017January 2018February 2018March 2018April 2018May 2018June 2018July 2018August 2018September 2018October 2018November 2018December 2018January 2019February 2019March 2019April 2019May 2019June 2019July 2019August 2019September 2019October 2019November 2019December 2019January 2020February 2020March 2020April 2020May 2020June 2020July 2020August 2020September 2020October 2020November 2020December 2020January 2021February 2021March 2021
123456789
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
News Every Day |

Razorbacks set pair of collegiate leading times in Tyson Invitational

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A pair of collegiate-leading marks were established by No. 1 Arkansas on Friday during the first day of the Tyson Invitational held inside Randal Tyson Track Center.

The Razorbacks distance medley relay cruised to a winning time of 10:53.77, the second fastest in school history, with a foursome of Kennedy Thomson (3:22.98), Kethlin Campbell (53.21), Shafiqua Maloney (2:03.33), and Krissy Gear (4:34.25).

“The kids just did a fantastic job and basically had the lead through most of the race,” said Arkansas women’s head coach Lance Harter. “It’s really reconfirming to us that if we had others to chase we could even run faster and maybe break that school record.

“That combination worked really well today and got us in the national meet. Our goal was to get the DMR qualified and then to upgrade our times in the 3,000m to get ready for nationals.”

On the all-time collegiate list, the effort by Arkansas ranks as the 11th fastest performance and it’s the 15th best performance when including post-collegiate marks.

Finishing behind the Razorbacks in the race were Oregon (10:56.79), Florida State (10:57.24) and Oklahoma State (10:57.60). The previous collegiate leading time for 2021 heading into this weekend was an 11:03.62 by BYU.

The only time on the Arkansas all-time list faster is the school record of 10:51.89 set in 2015 at the Tyson facility which was anchored by Dominique Scott. The current Razorback crew bettered the meet record of 11:11.32 set by Tennessee in 2007.

Katie Izzo led a strong Razorback contingent in the 3,000m to take over the collegiate lead from teammate Lauren Gregory. Izzo posted a winning time of 8:57.78 with Gregory runner-up in 8:58.36.

Arkansas depth in the event was on display as they claimed places 3-4-6-7-9 with a crew that included Logan Morris (9:09.49), and Abby Gray (9:17.22). Career best times were produced by Gracie Hyde (9:18.03), Taylor Ewert (9:26.42) and Corie Smith (9:42.28).

In the sprints, Arkansas dominated the 400m field as four Razorbacks established marks that moved them into the UA all-time top 10 list.

Rosey Effiong led the squad with a 52.27 victory, moving to No. 5 all-time, while Tiana Wilson won another section in 52.42 (No. 6 UA). Paris People improved to 52.45 (No. 8 UA) while Maloney hit another career best with a 52.51 (No. 9 UA). Morgan Burks-Magee added a 52.86 to place eighth overall.

“The 400 was fantastic, and we has good performances in the 60 and hurdles today,” added Harter. “It just seemed like we were hitting on all cylinders. That just gives confirmation to the kids and coaching staff that it’s coming together, and it’s coming together at the right time.”

Jada Baylark finished third in the 60m final with a time of 7.28, placing behind a 7.24 for Oregon’s Kemba Nelson and Tamara Clark of Alabama (7.28). The difference between Clark and Baylark was 0.006 of a second.

In the 60m hurdles the tandem of Daszay Freeman and Yoveinny Mota placed fifth and sixth among a very talented field. Freeman ran 8.16 in the final after posting a career best of 8.12 in the prelims, moving to No. 4 on the Arkansas all-time list.

Mota, meanwhile, clocked 8.17 in the final to move to equal No. 7 on the UA all-time list. She also bettered the Venezuelan national record of 8.24 she previously shared. Mota also moved up to No. 5 on the all-time South American list in the event.

Florida’s Grace Stark produced a collegiate leading 7.96 to win the hurdles race over Chanel Brissett of Texas (7.98). The tight finish had four runners separated by 0.02 with Oregon’s Emily Sloan and Tara Davis of Texas both hitting 8.15 ahead of the pair of Razorbacks.





Read also

Ghost Ship master tenant expected to be sentenced, victims families ask for different deal

NYS AG hires lawyers for Gov. Cuomo probe, including ex-fed Joon Kim

50 Cent Thinks Jeezy Participated In "Verzuz" Out Of "Desperation" To Sell Records




News, articles, comments, with a minute-by-minute update, now on Today24.pro



Today24.pro — latest news 24/7. You can add your news instantly now — here
News Every Day

Pep Guardiola insists ‘no problem’ with Man Utd rival Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after duo’s heated touchline row