One Week Before Conference, North Texas Distance Dominates
At The Houston Indoor Tune Up, Kemper and Taylor Get First
North Texas distance runners dominated at their last meet before Conference Indoor Championships, with two first-place finishes and many other Mean Green victories.
The Mean Green’s distance runners had many victories at the Houston Indoor Tune-Up. Susie Kemper had a winning 800M time of 2:17.77, a personal best, and Magdalena Escobar placed second in the mile run with a time of 4:58.40.
In addition, Chastity Stewart placed third in the 60M hurdles with a time of 8.75 seconds. Mona Landry’s 5.73m long jump earned her second place, and placed fourth with a 7.69 second 60M dash time.
North Texas takes on the C-USA Conference Championships on Feb 25-26.
Mean Green Quick Hitters
- Alex Hita placed fourth in the men's 800M run with a time of 1:56.25
- The Mean Green held four of the top ten 3000M times
- High Jumper Eddie Wilcox's 2.00M jump earned him fourth place