Jamison, Stanfield Regionally Qualify At Outdoor Opener
FORT WORTH, Texas (3/22/08) ? Jermaine Jamison and Brandi Stanfield led the way for the North Texas track and field team at the Horned Frog Invitational Saturday as both posted regional qualifying marks to open the 2008 outdoor season.
Jamison, a freshman from
Stanfield was the top collegiate finisher in the triple jump with a leap of 40-11.00, clearing the regional qualifying mark by a half-foot. Stanfield has now qualified for the NCAA Midwest Regional in the triple jump all three years that she has been at
In all, the
“With this being our first meet in a month, we were a little rusty, but that’s to be expected,” said head track and field coach Rick Watkins. “We did have individuals step up and post some high marks so overall, I was pleased with our performance.”
The Mean Green women’s track team were responsible for three of the four top finishes. Racquel Hudson, a senior from
The 4X400 relay team of Smith, Chrystal Mitchell, Shayla Hart and Chi Chi Echebelem edged out host TCU to tally the Mean Green’s third top finish of the day. Toby Edwards tallied a mark of 6-08.75 to help the
Mean Green junior Andrew Turner led the North Texas men at the ASU Multis with a fifth place overall with a total score of 6214. Josh Papagno and Jordan Wehr finished seventh and eighth respectively.