April 5, 2014
North Texas Classic Results
DENTON, Texas -The North Texas track and field swept the men’s 200-meter dash and 1500m, with the top-five fastest times. Collectively they had 11 event wins at the annual North Texas Classic, on Saturday, April, 5.
“This weekend gave us the opportunity to run in front of a home crowd, having family and friends support us gave us an extra edge,” said head coach Carl Sheffield.
In the 200m, Collin Heard crossed the finish line first for the Mean Green in 21.42. Behind him was Clinton Collins (21.59), Kedron Sowells, Connor Bey and Caleb Pryor rounding out the top five.
The men’s 1500m took the top-five finishes with Bryce McAndrew as the leader in 3:56.52. On the women’s side, Charlotte Wilson was first with her time of 4:40.70 and teammate Shauna Pali was third in 4:47.07.
Senior Sarah Korn had the highest pole vault of the meet in 3.35m; right behind her was teammate Madison Northcutt with a vault of 3.20m.
The Mean Green’s Elisha Peters was the top qualifier in the high jump, her height of 1.65m was a just off her season best, that she posted last weekend at the Texas Relays.
In the 100m hurdles, North Texas claimed the top-two times with Chastity Stewart’s 14.01 and Kayla Savoie 14.74. On the men’s side, Marcus Wooten placed third in the 110m hurdles.
In the women’s shot put, Deja McKnight placed second with a 13.27m throw, Tori Clark third with a distance of 13.22m.
Troy Taylor won the 800m run in 1:53.28; he was the sole competitor for the North Texas in this event.
The Mean Green placed second and third in the women’s 400m dash. Nadiyah El-Amin posted a time of 56.20 while teammate Ashley Henry was followed her lead in 56.27. On the men’s side, Collins was the top finisher in 46.70 and Bey was third.
Mona Landry grabbed another first-place finish for the Mean Green in the 100m dash (11.99); she was the only runner under 12 seconds. Freshman Chianne Lowe was third in 12.14, a season-best performance.
The Mean Green will head to El Paso, Texas to compete in the UTEP Invitational on Saturday, April 12.