T&F Grabs Two Top Finishes At The J. Fred Duckett Twilight Meet
The Mean Green Competed Against Conference USA Foes Rice And UTSA
April 26, 2014
HOUSTON -North Texas track and field’s Alejandro Valencia won the men’s 5000-meter run, this was one of two top-performances for the Mean Green the 11th Annual J. Fred Duckett Twilight Meet hosted by Rice, at the Holloway Track/Ley Field.
Valencia was the only male under 15 minutes in the 5000m run; his time of 14:53.20 was a season best.
Junior Chastity Stewart took the women’s 100m hurdles, clocking a time of 13.86 which was her second fastest run this season.
Collin Heard led the way for the Mean Green in the men’s 200m dash. His time of 21.08 was a top-three finish.
In the field events, Jazmine Martin had a season-best triple jump of 11.24m, placing eighth in today’s competition.
The Mean Green sophomore Silvester Harrison III had a season-best performance with his time of 9:33.23 in the 3000m steeplechase. On the women’s side Magdalena Escobar had a personal-best of 11:22.99 finishing fifth, teammate Shauna Pali time of 11:55.08 was eighth.
In the 400m hurdles, senior Marcus Wooten also had a season-best time of 54.01, crossing the finish line sixth.
Clint Clarke competed in the triple jump, for the first time this season; the senior placed fifth in 13.94m.
The Mean Green will return to Holloway Track/Ley Field on May 15 when the Owls host the Conference USA Outdoor Championship.
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