LIVE BLOG: Final Day Of The SBC Track Championships
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SBC Outdoor Track & Field Medalists
|Sun Belt Conference Champion||1) Western Kentucky - 144||1) Western Kentucky - 143|
|Alysha Adams (100m Hurdles)||2) Middle Tennessee - 124||2) North Texas - 115|
|Jermaine Jamison (High Jump)||3) Troy - 99.50||3) Middle Tennessee - 109|
|Temitayo Harriman (800m Run)||4) North Texas - 98||4) Troy - 101|
|Women's 4X400 Relay||5) Arkansas State - 91||5) South Alabama - 82|
|Men's 4X400 Relay||6) ULM - 74||6) ULM - 72|
|7) UALR - 68||7) Florida Atlantic - 61.50|
|Silver||8) UL-Lafayette - 49||8) UL-Lafayette - 44|
|Billy Giano (1500m Run)||9) South Alabama - 41|| |
9) Florida Int'l - 41
|Rachael Runnels (100m Dash)||10) Fla Int'l - 29.50|| |
10) Arkansas State - 34
|Ciara Smith (400m Dash)|| |
11) UALR - 14.50
Alysha Adams (Heptathlon)
|Ryan Varner (200m Dash)|
|Shelley Hollingsworth (Pole Vault)|
|Women's 4X100 Relay|
|Toby Edwards (High Jump)|
|Alana Tyler (Hammer Throw)|
|Men's 4X100 Relay|
|Rachael Runnels (200m Dash)|
|Ryan Varner (400m Dash)|
|Toby Zelt (Pole Vault)|
|Lauren Wiggins (100m Dash)|
Alysha Adams was just named the Women's Most Outstanding Freshman Performer following her performances over the last three days. Adams totaled 26 points for the Mean Green.
It's a wrap here from Fouts Field. The North Texas women's team finished second, while the Mean Green men finished fourth.
North Texas women just clinched a second place overall finish. The 4X400 relay team won with a regional qualifying time.
The North Texas women are currently third with one event remaining. Middle Tennessee past the Mean Green following the conclusion of the 5K. Expect North
With two events remaining, North Texas women are in second with 105 points; 16 behind WKU. The men are fourth with 88 points.
Ryan Varner just earned all-conference honors in another event tonight for the Mean Green. Varner finished second in the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.18; just three-hundreth of a secon behind the winner.
Racquel Hudson finished fourth in 400-meter hurdles, but posted a regionally qualifying time of 1:00.68.
The North Texas women have now pulled to second place overall with 89 points; 14 pts behind Western Kentucky.
The last field event results are in. NT freshman Jermaine Jamison wins the men's high jump, clearing 6-08.75 on his first attempt. Toby Edwards places third to give NT some vaulable points.
North Texas just finished 2-3 in the 100-meter dash. Rachael Runnels finished second, while Lauren wiggins took the bronze.
Ryan Varner came from behind in the 400-meter dash to finish third with a 47.37.
Ciara Smith just earned NT's fifth silver medal of the championships with a regional time of 53.90.
And there it is. The Mean Green's first conference champion of the 2008 SBC Championships. Alysha Adams wins the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 13.82.
Billy Giano just finished second in the 1500 meter run. There was a little conversion by the officials, but it's official. Giano wins silver after placing seventh last year.
Jessica Torres finished seventh in section two and overall with a mark of 4:51.15. After all is said and done, Kean placed ninth overall.
Amanda Kean just clocked in at 4:54.72 to finish first in her section. Kean had only run the 1500 once this season. The mark was nearly 20 seconds faster than her previous season best.
The NT men's 4X100 relay quartet just placed third with a season-best time of 40.79. So far so good for the Mean Green relay teams.
The North Texas women just finished second in the 4X100 finals with a regional mark of 45.45. The men are getting set to run. All the action is taking place very fast. We'll try to keep you as up-to-date as possible with the team standings.
The men's high jump will begin in less than five minutes. NT's Toby Edwards has the top mark this season in the Sun Belt with 7-00.50. Edwards finished second last year in this event.
All of the women's field events are in the books. North Texas currently sits at sixth with 42 points; 23 points behind first place Western Kentucky. The Mean Green women will look to play catch up when the running finals begin in 45 minutes.
The women's hammer throw was just completed. Alana Tyler earns the Mean Green's second bronze medal of the day with a toss of 174-05. Tyler set the school record and tallied a regional qualifying mark last month at the TCU Invite, so she will be headed to Lincoln, Neb. at the end of the month to compete in the NCAA Midwest Regionals. Shauna Shepherd picked up one point for the Mean Green with a eigth place finish.
We just found out that Brandi Stanfield finished fourth, one spot outside of the medal stand. Stanfield posted a regional mark of 40-09.00. Stanfield's best leap of the season came at the Texas Relays with a jump of 41-05.25.
Results are in from the men's pole vault. Toby Zelt takes third place for the second consecutive yyear in the pole vault. Zelt, a senior from Hurst, Texas, cleared 15-07 to earn the bronze.
The third and final flight of the triple jump is complete. Brandi Stanfield will be one of the eight competitors jumping in the finals. Stanfield is the defending outdoor champ in the triple jump.
A full slate of events are currently underway. The men's pole vault, women's triple jump, women's javelin and men's hammer throw are all currently taking place. Stay tuned to MeanGreenSports.com for updates when they become available.
We're less than 30 minutes away from the beginning of the third and final day of the SBC Outdoor Track & Field Championships being held at Fouts Field. The North Texas women are currently in sixth place, 23 points behind front-runner