Track and Field continues to progress throughout season

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The Horned Frogs produced four event wins this weekend at the Jim Click Shootout in Tuscon, Ariz.

Running Events

The 4×100-meter relay squad of senior Raymond Bozmans, junior Emeilo Ferguson, sophomore Darrion Flowers and junior Jalen Miller ran the NCAA’s seventh-fastest time, with a time of 39.32 bringing home a gold for the team.

Junior Scotty Newton swept both the triple and long jump this weekend. Newton jumped 25 feet 1.5 inches (7.66 meters) in the triple jump and 50 feet 11.75 inches (15.54 meters) in the long jump. For the women, junior Briona Oliver jumped her way to a second-place finish with a distance of 19-2.25 (5.85 meters) in the long jump.

Junior Tiffany Terry won the 800 meters moving to No. 7 on TCU’s all-time list with a time of 2:10.73.

In the 400 meters, Freshman Derrick Mokaleng recorded the NCAA’s No. 10 fastest time producing a personal-best time of 46.19. Junior Kevin McClanahan clocked a personal best with a time of 46.73. For the women, sophomore Kayla Heard placed fifth with a time of 55.53.

On Friday, senior Makaila Flannigan finished the first heptathlon of her career with a total of 4,991 total points, placing her No. 2 on TCU’s all-time list.

In the 200-meter dash, Flowers ran a career-best time of 21.12. For the women, senior Judy Emeodi placed third behind a time of 23.46 and Heard followed in fourth with a time of 23.65.

In the 100-meter dash, Ferguson placed second clocking in at a season-best time of 10.34 and Miller placed fourth behind a time of 10.36. For the women, Emeodi recorded a time of 11.55 placing third and Oliver ran a personal-best time of 11.85 grabbing sixth.

Sophomore Brenley Goertzen, placed second in the mile behind a time of 4:27.90.

Sophomore Kirsten Johnston placed third in the 3,000 kilometer race with a time of 10:28.81. 

In the women’s 100-meter hurdles, sophomore Lexi Aitken placed second behind a time of 13.88 and sophomore Brittney Trought grabbed fourth with a time of 14.48.

To close the meet, the men’s 4×400-meter relay squad of McClanahan, freshman Ryan Champlin, Ferguson and Mokaleng placed second with a time of 3:08.24.

Field Events

To begin the day on Saturday, senior Paola Miranda placed second in the hammer throw with a distance of 185 feet 7.75 inches (56.69 meters).

On the men’s side, sophomore Fellan McGuigan recorded a season-best throw for the third-straight competition of 205 feet 2.75 inches (62.56 meters) grabbing third. Sophomore Justin Sanchez recorded a personal-best with a distance of 186 feet 0.25 inches (56.70 meters) on his final attempt. Freshman Ryan Camp placed sixth with a distance of 185 feet 3.50 inches (56.48 meters).

Freshman Isaiah Rogers, grabbed and fifth in the shot put with a distance of 57 feet 3.75 inches (17.47 meters).

Up Next

The Horned Frogs will host the Horned Frogs Invitational at the Lowdon Track and Field Complex in Fort Worth on Saturday, April 15.