Garrish Crushes Hammer Throw Record

WACO, Texas (3/22/13) - The Mean Green track & field teams completed its second meet of the season bringing home 29 top-five finishes from the Baylor Quad Invitational on Friday at the Hart-Patterson Track & Field Complex.

Complete Meet Results

The women captured three first place finishes in Waco. Jo Adams took home first in the women's 800-meter dash while Haley Thompson jumped 5-05.00 feet to win first in the women's high jump.

Sarah Vann leapt to a first place finish with a 11-05.75 feet leap in the women' s pole vault. In her first appearance of 2013, Sarah Korn captured second with a 11-05.75 feet jump.

John Garrish blasted past the school hammer throw record besting the record by more 20 feet. Garrish threw 191-05 feet on his way to finishing second in the event. Aaron Sirles threw a personal-best 172-11 feet capturing third and Cody January threw 169-09 feet finishing fourth.

In his first outdoor meet of the season Derek Richard jumped 14-07.25 feet on his way to capturing his first collegiate win.

The men's distance runners' captured six top-five finishes for North Texas. Matt Russ placed second in the men's 800-meter run with a time of 1:53.57. Austin Yaeger (1:54.10) followed at third, Troy Taylor (1:54.80) at fourth and Bryce McAndrew (1:55.26) at fifth.

Silvester Harrison took home second in the men's 1500-meter run with a time of 4:01.35.

North Texas track & field returns to action with two meets in the next week. The Mean Green will travel to San Marcos for the Bobcat Invitational March 27-28 and to Austin for the prestigious Texas Relays March 28-30.


North Texas Individual Results

Women's 100-Meter Dash

11. Simone Johnson (12.21)


Women's 200-Meter Dash

9. Nadiyah El-Amin (25.21)

10. Simone Johnson (25.28)


Women's 800-Meter Run

1. Jo Adams (2:09.37)


Women's 1500-Meter Run

6. Christina Taylor (4:35.00)

9. Charlotte Wilson (4:51.43)

10. Rachel Lusk (4:59.35)

12. Laura Cortez (5:04.32)

13. Melissa Brito (5:18.19)


Women's 100 Hurdles

5. Kayla Savoie (14.69)


Women's 4x100 Meter Relay

3. Savoie, Landry, Henry, Harrison (46.23)


Women's 4x440 Yard Relay

3. Harrison, Henry, El-Amin, Cartwright (3:48.19)


Women's High Jump

1. Haley Thompson (1.65m or 5-05.00ft)

8. Chelsea Hermes (1.60m or 5-03.00ft)


Women's Pole Vault

1.>Sarah Vann (3.50m or 11-05.75ft)

2. Sarah Korn (3.50m or 11-05.75ft)

3. Madison Northcutt (3.35m or 10-11.75ft)

4. Jessica McNew (3.20m or 10-06.00ft)


Women's Long Jump

5. Mona Landry (J5.61m or 18-05.00ft)


Women's Shot Put

6. Deja McKnight (13.38m or 43-10.75ft)

7. Victoria Clark (12.83m or 42-01.25ft)

8. Kandace Rose (11.83m or 38-09.75ft)

10. Ngozi Nweke (11.14m or 36-06.75ft)


Women's Discus Throw

4. Victoria Clark (40.69m or 133-06ft)

5. Deja McKnight (38.79m or 127-03ft)

8. Natalya Hutchinson (34.38m or 112-09ft)

9. Ngozi Nweke (32.86m or 107-10ft)

10. Kandace Rose (27.68m or 90-10ft)


Women's Hammer Throw

7. Ngozi Nweke (40.79m or 133-10ft)

8. Deja McKnight (39.36m or 129-02ft)

9. Kandace Rose (33.76m or 110-09ft)

10. Victoria Clark (31.78m or 104-03ft)

11. Natalya Hutchinson (20.80m or 68-03ft)


Women's Javelin Throw

6. Chelsea Hermes (33.83m 111-00ft)


Men's 100-Meter Dash

6. Cameron Newson (10.96)

7. Kedron Sowells (11.11)


Men's 200-Meter Dash

5. Steven White (21.77)

8. Johnny Hickman (22.18)

9. Caleb Pryor (23.29)


Men's 800-Meter Run

2. Matt Russ (1:53.57)

3. Austin Yaeger (1:54.10)

4. Troy Taylor (1:54.80)

5. Bryce McAndrew (1:55.26)

7. Alex Hita (1:56.90)

13. Kevin Haverstick (2:00.22)


Men's 1500-Meter Run

2. Silvester Harrison (4:01.35)

8. Brad Fullman (4:13.97)

9. Chris Corbett (4:34.14)


Men's 110 Hurdles

3. Marcus Wooten (15.49)


Men's 4x100 Meter Relay

3. Fowler, Collins, Hickman, Newson (41.27)


Men's Pole Vault

1. Derek Richard (4.45m or 14-07.25ft)


Men's Long Jump

9. Michael Oyegoke (6.16m or 20-02.50ft)


Men's Triple Jump

2. Clinton Clarke (14.07m or 46-02.00ft)


Men's Shot Put

3. Aaron Sirles (16.01m or 52-06.50ft)

5. Brandon Fricke (14.42m or 47-03.75ft)


Men's Discus Throw

3. Brandon Fricke (46.06m or 151-01ft)

4. Aaron Sirles (44.96m or 147-06ft)


Men's Hammer Throw

2.>John Garrish (58.34m or 191-05ft)

3. Aaron Sirles (52.72m or 172-11ft)

4. Cody January (51.75m or 169-09ft)



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