Track Complete Oklahoma Invitational, Turn Sights On Sun Belt Championship

NORMAN, Okla. (4/24/10) - Jermaine Jamison led the way for Mean Green Track & Field at the Oklahoma Invitational II on Saturday afternoon with a first place finish.

Johnson captured the top jump in the men's high jump, leaping  a distance of 2.09 meters, which is a season long and puts him .01 meters behind the top jump in the Sun Belt Conference.


Matt Russ continued running well, turning in a third place finish in the 1,500 meter run with a time of 4:00.96.

In the women's heptathlon, Chelsea Hermes turned in her highest finish of the season.  She finished in second with a point total of 3,987.

Senior Ashley Austin turned in another top three finish as well.  She was able to capture second in the women's long jump, airing out a distance of 5.94 meters.

Missy Barnes edged out teammate Brittany Blaylock in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.81 seconds.  Barnes secured seventh place, while Blaylock turned in a time of 11.88 seconds for eighth.

North Texas will return to action at home May 7-9 when it plays host to the Sun Belt Conference Championship.



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