Track and field competes at the Michael Johnson Invitational

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The Horned Frogs traveled to Waco, Texas to compete at the Michael Johnson Invitational this weekend.

Running Events

For the second-straight week, junior Briona Oliver ran a personal best in the 100-meter dash, recording a time of 11.66 for an eighth-place finish.

Sophomore Anna Cozart and junior Tiffany Terry also ran personal-best times. Cozart recorded a time of 4:42.43 in the 1500-kilometer race, and Terry placed third with a time of 2:10.11 in the 800-meter race.

Sophomore Lexi Aitken placed fourth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 13.64.

In the 5000-kilometer race, sophomore Nicole Hicks placed third with a personal-best time of 17:11.83 and freshman Kirsten Johnston placed fifth with a time of 17:26.70.

In the 4×100-meter relay, Oliver, seniors Judy Emeodi and Sabrina Moore, and sophomore Kayla Heard placed second, clocking in at 45.64.

Emeodi and Heard also placed fifth in the 4×400-meter relay with Terry and Aitken, clocking in at 3:43.84.

In the men’s 1500-kilometer race, sophomore Patrick LaCour placed second with a time of 4:05.45 and sophomore Dylan Brokmeyer placed seventh with a time of 4:13.17.

In the 400-meter dash, sophomore Derrick Mokaleng placed sixth with a time of 47.01 and junior Kevin McClanahan placed eighth with a time of 47.57.

Senior Dekan Ekpo placed seventh in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.23.

The 4×100-meter relay team of seniors Raymond Bozmans and Jalen Miller, junior Emeilo Ferguson, and sophomore Darrion Flowers placed second with a time of 39.35.

Flowers also placed fourth in the 4×400-meter relay with McClanahan, Ferguson and Mokaleng with a time of 3:10.42.

Field Events

Freshman Isaiah Rogers placed first in the shot put behind a throw of 57 feet 11.25 inches (17.66 meters).

Sophomore Fellan McGuigan placed third in the hammer throw with a mark of 206 feet 9 inches (63.02 meters), and senior Ryan Finnie placed fourth in the triple jump with a mark of 47 feet 10 inches (14.58 meters).

On the women’s side, senior Paola Miranda placed second with a distance of 180 feet 9 inches (55.10 meters) in the hammer throw, and junior Nafissatou Boixel jumped to 18 feet 7 inches (5.66 meters), placing eighth.

Up Next

The Horned Frogs will travel to Austin, Texas to compete in the Texas Invitational on Saturday, April 29.