TCU track and field places in top 15 at Mt. SAC Relays, wins two events at Michael Johnson Classic


    Agnes Kemboi and Ashley Eckhoff placed in the top 15 of the 5,000-meter run at the Mt. SAC Relays, as part of TCU's honors in track and field competition this weekend.

    Kemboi finished third in Los Angeles with a time of 16:19.92 minutes and Eckhoff placed 13th with a time of 16:32.51.

    Over at Baylor, where TCU's other team members were competing, TCU won two events at the Michael Johnson Classic.

    Charles Silmon placed first in the 200-meter dash in 20.76 seconds. He is ranked second in the Big 12 for the event.

    Cameron Parker won the triple jump with a jump of 15.91 meters. He is ranked first in the Big 12 for triple jump.

    The men’s 4×100-meter relay placed second in 39.55 seconds. The team includes Silmon, Harvey McSwain, Ronnie Baker, and Raymond Bozmans.  

    Megan Smith placed second in shot put with a throw of 16.24 meters, which is a personal best. Kelsey Samuels finished in fourth with a throw of 15.78 meters.   

    The Horned Frog’ next meet is the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Baylor on May 3.