Two TCU track and field athletes, Lorraine Ugen and Jordan Moore, won Big 12 Indoor Championship titles in Women’s Long Jump and Men’s 60 Meter Hurdles respectively during the Big 12 Indoor Championships on Friday and Saturday.
Ugen, a senior from London, placed first in the women’s long jump with a jump of 6.59 meters, according to the live results from the Delta Timing Group website. Her jump is the longest in the country and tied the conference record, according to a press release.
Moore placed first in men’s 60 meter hurdles with a time of 7.86 seconds, according to the results from the Delta Timing Group site. The junior beat Iowa State’s Ryan Sander, who had a time of 7.97.
Moore’s teammate, freshman Cameron Echols-Luper, placed second in the Men’s Long Jump with a jump of 7.40 meters according to the Delta Timing Group site. Echols-Luper also placed seventh in the Men’s 200 Meter with a time of 21.58 seconds.
Echols-Luper was followed by sophomore Sam Watts who took eighth place with a time of 21.76.
In women’s shot put, TCU’s Megan Smith took second place with a throw of 16.06 meters, according to the Delta Timing Group.
Iowa State’s Christina Hillman took first place with a throw of 17.18. Jessica Maroszek from Kansas University took third with a throw of 15.95.
Redshirt senior Tricia Terry took third place in the Women’s 1 Mile Run with a time of 4:43.20 minutes according to Delta Timing Group. She placed behind Baylor University’s Mariah Kelly, who earned a time of 4:42.82.
Marielle Hall from The University of Texas came in first with a time of 4:41.78.
TCU track and field also took third in men’s weight throw. TCU’s Cameron Tabor threw for a distance of 18.46 meters.
Tabor placed behind Kole Weldon from Texas Tech University, who had a throw of 19.94, and Oklahoma State University’s Nick Miller who took first place with a throw of 20.63.
Tabor’s teammate Raymond Bozmans took fourth place in the Men’s 60 Meter with a time of 6.77 seconds according to the results from the Delta Timing Group website.
TCU tied for fifth place in the 60 meter with sophomore Kolby Listenbee running a 6.79. Listenbee tied with Oklahoma State’s John Teeters.
The TCU men also placed fourth in the men’s 4X400 meter relay with a time of 3:11.85 minutes according to the Delta Timing Group. The team was comprised of Justin Chambers, Ronnie Baker, Harvey McSwain and Lavon Collins.
Overall the TCU women’s track and field team placed eighth out of ten schools with a score of 38 points, according Iowa State’s website. Texas came in first with a score of 147 and Baylor took second with 102.
The men’s track and field team placed ninth overall with a score of 45.5 points out of nine schools, according to the Iowa State website. Oklahoma State took first in the men’s division with a score of 112.5. Texas took second and earned a score of 108.5.
The team will compete again in the NCAA Indoor Championships on March 14 and 15 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, according to GoFrogs