Track & Field Wraps Up Competition In Lubbock

LUBBOCK, Texas (4/25/13) – The North Texas track & field team wrapped up a midweek performance at the Red Raider Open on Thursday.

On the women’s side, Deja McKnight threw a personal best 14.05 meters or 46-01.25 feet to place first in the women’s shot put. Tori Clark followed with a personal best 14.02 meters or 46 feet to finish at second.

Chelsea Hermes jumped 1.62 meters or 5-03.75 feet to grab a second-place finish in the women’s high jump followed by Haley Thompson at third with a jump of 1.62 meters or 5-03.75 feet.

Madison Northcutt notched a third-place finish in the women’s pole vault with a leap of 3.54 meters or 11-07.25 feet. Distance runner Rachel Lusk crossed the line third in the women’s 1,500 meters in 4:57.59.

Troy Taylor led the men’s side with a first-place finish in the men’s 1,500-meter run crossing the line in 4:02.37.

Brandon Fricke grabbed a fifth-place finish in the men’s shot put with a throw of 14.56 meters or 47-09.25 feet. Cody January threw 49.15 meters or 161-03 feet in the men’s hammer throw to finish fourth.


North Texas Individual Results

Women’s 100-Meter Dash

6. Simone Johnson (11.97)

Women’s 800-Meter Run

8. Christina Taylor (2:17.04)

Women’s 1,500-Meter Run

3. Rachel Lusk (4:57.59)

6. Laura Cortez (5:03.20)

Women’s 100-Meter Hurdles

11. Chelsea Hermes (15.01)

Women’s High Jump

2. Chelsea Hermes (1.62m or 5-03.75ft)

3. Haley Thompson (1.62 meters or 5-03.75ft)

Women’s Pole Vault

3. Madison Northcutt (3.54m or 11-07.25ft)

5. Sarah Korn (3.54m or 11-07.25ft)

6. Sarah Vann (3.39m or 11-01.50ft)

7. Jessica McNew (3.39m or 11-01.50ft)

Women’s Long Jump

9. Chelsea Hermes (5.31m or 17-05.25ft)

Women’s Triple Jump

6. Michaela Williams (11.65m or 38-02.75ft)

Women’s Shot Put

1. Deja McKnight (14.05m or 46-01.25ft)

2. Victoria Clark (14.02m or 46-00.00ft)

8. Kandace Rose (12.33m or 40-05.50ft)

Women’s Hammer Throw

4. Victoria Clark (45.07m or 147-10ft)

Men’s 100-Meter Dash

13. Trevor Henderson (10.70)

14. Kedron Sowells (10.71)

16. Johnny Hickman (10.83)

Men’s 200-Meter Dash

13. Johnny Hickman (21.86)

15. Kedron Sowells (21.96)

16. Caleb Pryor (22.27)

17. Connor Bey (22.55)

Men’s 400-Meter Dash

17. Caleb Pryor (50.61)

Men’s 800-Meter Run

14. Kevin Haverstick (1:59.52)

Men’s 1,500-Meter Run

1. Troy Taylor (4:02.37)

12. Alex Hita (4:16.82)

23. Chris Corbett (4:25.33)

Men’s 110-Meter Hurdles

8. Marcus Wooten (15.12)

Men’s 400-Meter Hurdles

13. Marcus Wooten (56.66)

Men’s 4x400 Meter Relay

6. North Texas (3:23.32)

Men’s Pole Vault

8. Derek Richard (4.67m or 15-03.75ft)

Men’s Long Jump

14. Michael Oyegoke (6.52m or 21-04.75ft)

Men’s Triple Jump

7. Clint Clarke (13.91m or 45-07.75ft)

Men’s Shot Put

5. Brandon Fricke (14.56m or 47-09.25ft)

Men’s Hammer Throw

4. Cody January (49.15m or 161-03ft)



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