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January 31, 2021
January 24, 2021
WORLD RECORD: In his first throw of the 2021 season at the American Track League #1 Indoor Meet, Ryan Crouser breaks the World Record of Randy Barnes (1969; 74-04.25) with a toss of 74-10.50
Tonea Marshall of Arlington Seguin and @LSUTrackField sets a PB in her 60-meter hurdle victory at the American Track League #1
Trayvon Bromell and Divine Oduduru go 1-2 in the 60m Dash at the American Track League #1: 6.48 and 6.65 respectively
COLLEGIATE RECORD: Athing Mu of Texas A&M breaks an almost 40-year old record in the indoor 600. She runs 1:25.80 to shave .76 seconds off the 1981 time.
Bryce Deadmon of A&M "clocked 32.73 to set the 300m Aggie record, which was also the fifth-best all-time in collegiate history.
Bryson DeBerry of UTA breaks the school's (and his own) indoor high jump mark, now at 7-03.
Jasmine Moore - Mansfield Lake Ridge / University of Georgia - triple jumps to #2 in the country: 44-11.75
Strake Jesuit's Matthew Boling - University of Georgia - sprints to #2 in the Georgia record books with a 45.51 indoor 400
For the second week in a row, Baylor's KC Lightfoot eclipses 19 feet, this time 19-04.25 at A&M
Baylor's Ackera Nugent runs the 2nd fastest 60m time in the NCAA: 8.08
Junior Malik Pratt set a (Hardin-Simmons) Cowboy record in the 600m, breaking the mark he previously set with a new time of 1:23.45. Ethan Ramirez ran a 1:28 in the 600m.
Monae Nichols' 22-01.75 long jump (Texas Tech) moves her to #1 in the world
Gabe Oladipo of Texas Tech (Fort Bend Hightower) sets the school record in the weight throw at 72-09.75
"Tripp Piperi produced the highlight performer of the day, as he extended his NCAA lead with a personal-best 21.12m effort in the men's shot put. Piperi, the 2019 NCAA Outdoor national champion in the event, joined 2016 Olympic gold medalist Ryan Crouser as the only Longhorns to hit the 21-meter mark indoors in the shot put.
"All-American sprinter Kynnedy Flannel clocked a 23.09 (200), the No. 2 mark in the NCAA and the world this season, en route to victory.
"All-American jumper/hurdler Tara Davis soared past the field en route to a victory in the women's long jump. Davis, the American junior world-record holder in the event, cleared an indoor collegiate-best 6.56m/21-6.25 to pick up her first win of the season. It was the No. 2 mark in the NCAA this year and the fourth-best in the world."
UT-Tyler: "Summer Grubbs, a 2020 All-Lone Star Conference first team performer, broke her own school record in the 400 meters, taking a full second and then some off her previous best with a new standard of 58.91 seconds. Newcomer Audrey O'Connor broke the school record in the shot put in her first competition as a Patriot, throwing 12.11 meters (39'-8 ¾") on Friday. She extended her new program-best mark in Saturday's meet, throwing 12.35 meters (40'-6 ¼").
"Antonio Chavez notched a school-record in the 5,000 meters, recording a time of 15:21.80 to beat the previous mark by a 22-second margin. The final school record performance came from Destiny Parker, who established the program-best in the triple jump with a best mark of 9.99 meters (32'-9½")."
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January 17, 2021
High School Texans at the Virginia Showcase:
Denton Guyer's Brynn Brown runs #3 all-time 2 Mile (9:51.00), which converts to 9:47.57 3200, decreasing her #1 all-time Texas time
Marble Falls' Bailey Goggans is part of an U20 WR 4x800 in a time of 8:37.20 [Roisin Willis, Juliette Whittaker, Sophia Gorriaran]
Cedar Hill's Brya Brewer wins HS Girls Long Jump at the VA Showcase with a jump of 18’10.5” with Nolan Catholic's Abby Geiser in second at 18-07.50.
Brya Brewer also finishes second in the triple jump with a PR of 39-07.75
Hali Murphy (Leander Spartans; Saint Dominic Savio) wins the 300: 38.93
Autumn Wilson (Leander Spartans; Saint Dominic Savio) wins the 55m dash: 6.81
Nastassja Campbell of Arkansas (New Caney HS) vaults 14-01.25 for #10 UA record books
Baylor's Aaliyah Miller sets a school and meet record in the 1,000 meters: 2:44.66
Nebraska's Clayton Keys (Katy Tompkins HS) wins his first collegiate Long Jump competition: 23-07.25
Baylor's KC Lightfoot clears 19-05.75 to break the collegiate record set last year by South Dakota's Chris Nilsen
A&M-Commerce's Ushan Perera sets the school record in his first outing with a 2.21m (7-3) high jump
A&M senior Bryce Deadmon and freshman Athing Mu record early-season world-leading times: 45.68 400 and 2:01.07 800 respectively
A&M-Kingsville's Johnathan Harper (Lorena HS) earns an automatic qualifying mark in the heptathlon - 5,495 points
Texas Tech's Ruth Osoro soars to the second-best indoor triple jump mark in NCAA history: 46-10.25, trailing only Georgia's Keturah Orji's 47-08
UT's Tripp Piperi wins the shot with a facility record (Texas Tech) at 67-07.50; all 5 successful throws eclipsed the 20m mark
"West Texas A&M sophomore Benjamin Azamati broke the Lone Star Conference and school record in the 60-meter dash on Saturday afternoon at the Corky Classic: 6.60."
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August 14, 2020
In Monaco (Diamond League opener Friday) American record holder Donavan Brazier clocks a world-leading 1:43.15, and Bryce Hoppel climbs to No. 7 on the U.S. all-time list with a 1:43.23 PR in second place.
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Week ending March 15, 2020
Solomon Washington of Round Rock Stony Point leads the nation in triple jump after soaring 50-08.50
Bishop Lynch's Natalie Lark sets the school's pole vault record at 12-03
Victor Zuniga of SA Johnson runs US #2 4:10.86 1600
Week ending March 8, 2020
The Woodlands' Carter Bajoit is Texas' first 7' high jumper of the season
Gabe Gilfillan of Corsicana clears 17' in the vault
Maurice Westmoreland of Klein Forest eclipses the 200' mark in the discus - 204-06
Lancaster Boy's 4x1 posts a 40.65
Dillon Bedell of Lancaster posts a 47.28 400
Evan Stewart of Frisco Liberty takes over the 200 time at 21.08
Jasmine Montgomery runs the #1 100m time in the state at 11.34
DeSoto Girl's take over the top times in the 4x100 and 4x200
Claire Bryant of Houston Memorial jumps 19-11.50 for the Texas lead
Kiana Lowery of Klein Cain takes over the discus lead at 156-04
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Track General Info
Week ending March 1, 2020
Boerne Champion sophomore Anastacia Gonzales broke the San Antonio area record in the girls 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 10.04 seconds at Thursday’s Boerne ISD Relays 2. Gonzales broke the previous mark (2:10.20) set by Smithson Valley’s Devin Clark in 2015. -- Mysanantonio.com
TCU: Mariah Castillo broke Rebecca Allison's 800m school record from 1986. The sophomore clocked in at 2:09.64.
Baylor: Baylor sophomore KC Lightfoot successfully defended his conference pole vault crown in a battle with Kansas' Zach Bradford to highlight day one of the 2020 Big 12 Indoor Track & Field Championship Friday at the Lied Recreation-Athletic Facility on the campus of Iowa State University.
Coppell's Skyler Schuller now hold the school records in the pole vault (13' 00") and the 100H (14.56 FAT-nwi), and she's only a freshman
Bryce Foster of Katy Taylor with a US #1 198-00 disc
McMurry: Junior Sean Germany took his "last chance" to the extreme, shattering his own school record in the men's triple jump with a leap of 15.06 meters. His previous record was 14.76m, which at the time ranked him sixth on the NCAA D3 Performance list.
Johnathan Baker of Paetow HS soars to a US #1 long jump - 26-02.75
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Week ending February 23, 2020
Houston: [Taylor] Scaife continues to be a dominating presence for the Cougars in the field, earning her fourth first-place finish in the weight throw this season. The senior surpassed 22.00m (72-2.00) on three of her five attempts, with her best throw coming on her third toss as she earned a mark of 22.89m (75-01.25). Scaife reset the program record in the event after shattering it last season. The toss is the second-best toss among collegians this season and shatters the previous Carl Maddox Fieldhouse record. The senior closes out the regular season as one of 11 women to earn a mark of 22.00m or more this season in the NCAA.
UT-Tyler: School Records: Summer Grubbs scored a school-record 3,264 points in the pentathlon, claiming a runner-up finish after notching personal-bests in the high jump and shot put. Grubbs added an improved school-record in the open 60-meter hurdles, snagging a spot in Saturday's final with the record performance of 8.99. Corey Perryman also improved his school-record time in the 60-meter hurdles, clocking a time of 8.39 to propel him into Saturday's finals, and the Patriots' men's distance medley relay team produced another school-record time of 10:43.60.
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Week ending February 16, 2020
Waxahachie Life freshman Charzell Williams blasts the school record in the 3200. She knocks off 56 seconds and posts an 11:50 in her first high school competition.
Baylor: KC Lightfoot won a duel of the No. 1 and No. 2-ranked pole vaulters in the NCAA in emphatic fashion, breaking his own school record yet again with a mark of 19-1 ½ (5.83m) at the Lied Recreation Athletic Center in Ames, Iowa.
Hardin-Simmons: Madison Hemenway broke the Cowgirl indoor record in the 5k running a 19:33.63. Tyler Rohrman improved his previous men's 5k record to 15:39.57.
Damonn Harrison also improved his 200m Cowboy track record, finishing in 21.51.
Houston: On the second day of action at the Clemson, yet another program record fell. [Antonio] Ruiz opened the day for the Cougars by besting the program record that he set only one week ago at the Charlie Thomas Invitational. The junior cleared 5.50m (18-00.50) on his first attempt, ultimately taking first-place in the event.
Houston Baptist: Senior Samara Hodges and sophomore Jessica Rabius set new program records in the mile and the high jump while the HBU track & field team made a strong showing at the UH Howie Ryan Invitational inside the Yeoman Fieldhouse on Friday.
Rabius earned the win in the mile with a time of 5:00.08 to improve on her own PR by more than seven seconds and best the previous school record by more than a second. That record was previously held by Jessica Whitt and set in 2013. Her time ranks her third in the Southland Conference this season.
Hodges, meanwhile, improved upon her own previous school high jump record by nearly three inches with a top cleared height of 1.75m/5-8.75, placing fourth. She now owns the third-best mark in the conference so far this year.
SFA: Sophomore Branson Ellis continued his sensational indoor season at the Toyota USATF Indoor Championship in New Mexico on Friday, shattering both the SFA and Southland Conference record with his clearance of 5.80m (19-0.25).
Tarleton State: Freshman Jenna Brazeal broke her second program record of the season. She surpassed the 800m record with a time of 2:18.4 and placed ninth in the event.
Texas A&M-Commerce: Dorian Andrews (Dallas - Skyline) was the top Division II finisher in the men's 60 meter hurdles with the third-best time in the nation at 7.89 second, automatically qualifying for nationals and re-setting his own school record.
Texas Tech: Takieddine Hedeilli seized an opportunity to break the school mile record at Washington's Husky Classic.
Sent up north in hopes of a nationals-worthy mile time, Hedeilli became the second Red Raider ever to run a sub-four minute mile indoors. The grad transfer ran 3:58.76 for the record, besting Tech legend Kennedy Kithuka by three-quarters of a second.
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Week ending February 9, 2020
Hardin Simmons: Destani Warner set the Cowgirl indoor track 200m record with a 26.42 to start the day. Warner held the record for about a minute before her teammate Jessica Eastham broke that mark, running a 25.79 200m dash.
Eastham also finished the 400m in 1:00.45, another record for the Cowgirls. Freshman Lynda Farmer got her name in the Cowgirl books with the 600m record, running a 1:48.18.
Senior Cowboy Tyler Rohrman broke his record in the 3k from two weeks ago, finishing in 9:05.38. Malik Pratt set the 600m men's record with a 1:23.66.
Freshman Cowboy Damonn Harrison ran a ridiculous 21.98 200m dash to take hold of his first school record.
Teddy McIntyre set a record in the triple jump, breaking the one he already made this year for the Cowboys, with a 44-10 ¾ (13.68m).
Parnelle Shands set a record in the 60m for the Cowboys running a 7.04. He held that record for a couple of heats until Damonn Harrison ran a 6.95, eclipsing his teammate for the milestone.
Houston: For the fourth time this season Miles Marhofer broke the program record in the weight throw. The junior surpassed his previous collegiate-best with a throw of 21.40m (70-2.5) for first-place in the event. The mark is tied for the 10th-best among collegians this season.
Rice: [Lucas] Ribeiro, from Belmont, Mass., broke Tim Vala's 1980 school record in the shot put with a winning toss on Saturday of 17.57m (57-7.00), eclipsing Vala's mark (17.52m) by just 1.25 inches. Ribeiro took over the top shot put ranking in Conference USA with the throw and climbed into the top-70 in the NCAA.
[Tara] Simpson-Sullivan, from Penrith, England, broke Tina Robinson's eight-year old school record (18.07m) in the weight throw with a mark of 18.85m to finish third overall and claim the top spot in C-USA.
SMU: In the 400m Championship final, [Chika] Iwuamadi topped the program record she set her freshman season by running a time of 53.52. Iwuamadi's time topped the conference and sits as 16th best in the nation.
South Plains: Sophomore All-American Gladys Jemaiyo added to her legacy in Levelland in the women's 5000 meters, setting a new national record with a dazzling time of 16:38.42, breaking her own national record set a year ago in College Station when she ran a 16:51.52.
Texas A&M: Texas A&M track & field's Deborah Acquah stole the show on the second day of the Charlie Thomas Invitational, Saturday at Gilliam Indoor Stadium. The junior broke the Texas A&M triple jump school record by 10 inches, posting an incredible 45' 2 ¼" leap.
UTEP: Shakeem Smith has been a speedster this indoor season, breaking his own school record with a time of 7.89, and finishing fourth in the men's 60m hurdles. He broke his previous mark of 7.90 set a few weeks back at the Corky Classic.
Gabe Gilfillan adds to an incredible PV Day! The Corsicana senior claims the US #1 spot with a 17-5 jump at the FasTrak Athletix HS Indoor Championships, the 5th-highest vault by a Texan indoors in the last 20 years!
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Week ending February 2, 2020
Angelo State: Trpimir Siroki set a new school record in the heptathlon at Texas Tech finishing with 5,596 points to finish day two of the Texas Tech Invite.
Baylor: Cole Hardan broke his own school record in the weight throw with a toss of 61-6.75 (18.76m)
KC Lightfoot cleared 19 feet for the second week in a row, and Alyssa Miller tied the school high jump record to highlight the final day for Baylor track & field at the Texas Tech Invitational & Multis Saturday at the Sports Performance Center in Lubbock. Miller cleared 5-10.25 (1.79m) to tie Kirsten Stepcick's Baylor indoor high jump record of 5-10.25 (1.79m) set at the 1993 Southwest Conference Championship.
Houston: For the third time this season, Miles Marhofer rewrote the program record in the weight throw. The junior college transfer won the event with a mark of 21.18m (69-6.00).
Houston Baptist: Senior Jemira Thomlinson broke a six-year old record in the weight throw while Hudson Hall improved upon the program's pole vault record for the second time in a week at the Houston G5 and Super 22 Invitational inside the University of Houston's Yeoman Fieldhouse on Friday.
Thomlinson broke the program record in the weight throw formerly set by Jade Penick in 2014 on her final throw of the event. The senior improved on the record by more than seven inches and improved upon her own PR by more than four feet with a distance of 17.73m/58-2.0 to place sixth.
For his second-consecutive meet, Hall set a new program record in the pole vault with a top clearance of 4.90m/16-0.75 and finished seventh in the event.
For the third time in three meets this season sophomore Christopher Welch improved upon his own program record in the triple jump while Kaitlin Smith set indoor PRs in all five events of the pentathlon and shattered the previous program record as the HBU track and field team wrapped up day two at the Houston G5 and Super 22 Invitational on Saturday.
Welch, a sophomore who came into the day eighth in the nation in the triple jump, improved upon that distance by more than two inches with a jump of 16.00m/52-6.0 in the invitational. That mark moves him up to seventh on the national performance list. Welch finished first among collegiate competitors.
Smith, meanwhile, soared past the previous HBU pentathlon record by more than 350 points with a total of 3,705 while placing second only to McNeese's Grace McKenzie who was competing unattached.
LeTourneau: Despite a tough variety of competition, freshman Jacob White and graduate student Arvin Hrushka combined for three new school records. White's first record-breaking performance came in the 400-meter run with a time of 52.39 seconds and a fifth-place finish. Later, White broke his own record, set at the Weilert Open, in the 200-meter run earning a fifth-place finish in 23.14 seconds.
In the field, Hrushka broke his own high jump record, set in 2019, with a mark of 1.85 meters (6 feet 0.83 inches) to take third place
Rice: Rice freshman distance runner Grace Forbes broke the Houston Invitational meet record, held by former Owl Lennie Waite to highlight day one at Yeoman Fieldhouse. Forbes won the mile with a time of 4:40.69, besting Waite's previous record of 4:47.41 set in 2012, and currently sits ninth in the NCAA rankings.
Tarleton State: Junior Kylee Ponder broke the program record in the 400m dash. Senior Anterius Brown hit an NCAA provisional mark in the 400m and with the 4x400 relay team, which included Mikel Stone, Brandon McKissick, and Alan Palmer.
Ponder placed fifth with a time 57.15 in the 400m dash. The previous school record, set by Jasmine Owens in 2016, was 57.56.
Texas A&M: [Deborah] Acquah's long-jump mark of 21' 7.25" (6.58m) added half an inch to her nation-leading mark and her own school indoor record set just over two weeks ago on January 17 at the Ted Nelson Invite.
A&M-Corpus: Timor Barrett broke two school records on the day. He hit a personal best in the 60m hurdles, running 8.09 to qualify 14th. In the semifinals, he broke the school record by running 7.99 to finish ninth, just missing the finals
Bjoern Adden finished fifth in the Heptathlon with 5,164 points, setting a new school record.
On Thursday, Adden broke the school record in the long jump.
R'Darious Edwards broke the school record in the triple jump, finishing 15th with a best mark of 14.94m (49-0.25).
Kwesi Henderson broke the school record in the 600m run, finishing 11th in 1:24.45.
Aaron Rosales broke his own school record in the weight throw, marking his third straight week of improvement on his mark.
UT-RGV: For the third week in a row, the women's shot put record went down, and for the second week in a row, it was sophomore Samariae Bonds rewriting the record book, coming up with a first place mark of 16.59 meters, which would have ranked 13thin the nation entering this weekend's action.
UTRGV also broke the men's distance medley relay record, as a team that included four South Texans, including three Rio Grande Valley natives, won the race with a time of 10:09.31. The team was made up of senior La Joya alum Ricardo Mendoza, sophomore Eagle Pass Winn alum Mariano Hernandez, sophomore Brownsville Veterans Memorial alum Max Carmona, and sophomore Edinburg North alum Tristan Pena.
Texas: Junior sprinter Micaiah Harris broke the men's 200-meter dash record that he set last weekend, running a 20.49 to extend his 2020 world-leading mark. Joining Harris in the record book was the women's distance medley relay team, which consisted of Alexandria Cruz, Serenity Douglas, Valery Tobias and Kathryn Gillespie. The Longhorn women ran the event in 11:04.31, shattering the previous UT record by more than six seconds.
Teskey Classic Pole Vault Competition - Results
West Texas A&M: Azamati had an impressive debut for the Buffs in the 60-meter dash where he broke the school record and punched his ticket to the indoor national championships. His time of 6.69 in the prelims is tied for the fastest in the nation this season and breaks Tommy Curry's record set back in 2015. He also finished fifth in the 200-meters running 21.91.
Dixon finished second in the weight throw where he broke his own school record. The sophomore best mark came on his second attempt with a throw of 56-7.5 (17.26m) where he became the first Buff in program history to throw over 17 meters in two different meets. He also finished 12th in the shot put with a mark of 46-8 (14.22m). Tyler Pickens finished fourth in the weight throw (50-3.25/15.32m) along with a ninth-place finish in the shot put (53-1.75/16.20m).
Swoopes had a banner day for the Lady Buffs as she broke the school and Lone Star Conference record in the shot put and registered another Top 10 mark in the weight throw. The junior finished third in a field full of Division I throwers with a mark of 52-6 (16.00m) on her sixth and final attempt of the competition.
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Week ending January 26, 2020
Remy Guertel of Texas Express (Prosper) wins the TX Tech UA High School Invite Girl's PV with a 12-9 clearance (PR), tying Olivia Lueking for the state lead.
Baylor: (Tuesdi) Tidwell shook up the Baylor record books as she took down Annie Rhodes' indoor school record that was set in College Station in 2017. The junior from Early, Texas, cleared 14-9 (4.50m) to cement her spot as the Bears' No. 1 all-time indoor pole vaulter ahead of Rhodes' mark of 14-7.25.
(KC) Lightfoot became the 11th men's pole vaulter in collegiate history to clear 19 feet indoors, jumping 19-0.25 (5.80m) to set the meet record, facility record and school record in addition to attaining the Olympic qualifying standard.
Houston Baptist: (Christopher) Welch, a sophomore who set a new program record in the triple jump last weekend, improved upon his own top mark with a top leap of 15.94m/52-3.75 to win the event. That mark is the eighth-best distance in the nation so far this season and is the top mark in the Southland Conference by more than a foot and a half.
(Hudson) Hall, meanwhile, twice improved on the program record in the pole vault and placed fourth in the event with a top clearance of 4.87m/15-11.75. That height is currently the sixth-best mark in the SLC.
UTRGV: Sophomore Samariae Bonds won the women's shot put with a mark of 15.98 meters, surpassing the program record by 0.37 meters, setting a new personal record by 0.67 meters, and beating the next closest competitor by 0.56 meters.
Senior Paul May broke his own program record in the men's shot put with a mark of 17.68 meters, 0.23 meters ahead of the previous record and 1.21 meters than the closest competitor.
Alex Rodriguez of Elite Sports Performance takes over the Texas lead in the Boy's Shot Put with a toss of 59-08.50 at the Texas Tech UA HS Invitational
Houston: In the men's weight throw, Miles Marhofer shattered the program record in the event for the second time this season. The junior posted a collegiate-best mark of 20.85m (68-5) for third-place in the event.
Incarnate Word: Freshman Richard Kuykendoll set a new program record in his 400-meter debut, crossing the finish line in 47.83 seconds.
UNT: North Texas track and field continued its record-breaking indoor season as Haley Walker threw for the top weight throw mark in the UNT record books, and Aneesa Scott set a new Mean Green time in the 400-meter dash Friday at the Red Raider Invitational inside the Sports Performance Center.
Walker grabbed fourth place at 18.14 meters while surpassing her own mark of 17.76 set last season, and Scott added another school record to her resume in 2020 with a 53.86 showing for third place to upset the 54.49 recorded by Ciara Smith in 2011.
TCU: Sophomore Tysen Townsend broke fellow teammate Kendahl Shue's pole vault record by clearing 12-11 3/4. Townsend finished 8th overall in the women's pole vault.
UTTyler: Summer Grubbs broke a pair of her own individual school records with improved performances, edging ahead of her previous best in the long jump with a mark of 5.56 meters (18-feet, 3-inches) and shattering her previous best in the 60-meter hurdles. Grubbs ran a 9.22 in the qualifying heat of the sprint hurdles, shattering her previous mark of 9.45 by 23-hundredths of a second, and her time of 9.25 in the semifinals was also two-tenths ahead of her previous career-best. She combined with Natasha Carcano, Shelby John, and Theresa Simmons to establish the program-record in the distance medley relay with a time of 13:26.98.
UTSA: (Maia) Campbell turned in the top women's shot put mark in UTSA history with a measurement of 15.06m (49-5), which surpassed the previous school standard of 15.01m (49-3) established by N'Dia Warren-Jacques in 2017.
Texas Tech: Ruth Usoro led the way in creating excitement, breaking the school record in her first time triple jumping as a Red Raider. She landed a jump of 44'-2.5" (13.47m) in her second attempt, then tacked on three-quarters of an inch in her final attempt with a final mark of 44'-3.25" (13.49m) to secure the school record.
Gabe Oladipo, who last week came just three inches from Kole Weldon's 2015 record, smashed it this time around by over two feet. The Texas A&M transfer's toss landed at 69'-10.75" (21.30m), plenty far to best Weldon's 67'-6.25" (20.58m).
UT: Junior sprinter Micaiah Harris produced the men's record-breaking highlight of the day out in Albuquerque, running the 200-meter dash in a school-record and NCAA-leading 20.53.
It was senior distance runner Kathryn Gillespie who produced the Longhorns' record-breaking mark on the women's side, shattering the school's indoor mile record by more than five seconds (4:34.64) in Boston. Gillespie's school record is also the best mark by a collegian in the event this season.
Sophomore sprinter Julien Alfred, competing in the 60-meter dash Saturday, posted the third record-breaking mark. She ran away from the field in the preliminary round, posting a 7.13 to claim the top qualifying spot. Alfred then topped her performance in the final, finishing in a school-record 7.10, which is the NCAA-leading mark and No. 2 in the world this season.
Up in Boston, freshman distance runner Crayton Carrozza left his first mark in the Texas record book, as he completed the men's mile in 3:59.82 to become the fifth-fastest Longhorn in the event. He is only the sixth runner in program history to finish the mile in under four minutes.
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Week ending January 19, 2020
Don Isett, age 80, clears 9-01 at the Reno PV Summit for an age-group world record
Baylor: KC Lightfoot cleared a national-best and school record mark of 18-8.25 (5.70) to win the men's pole vault and earn Field Athlete of the Meet to highlight Baylor track & field's final day at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational Saturday on the campus of the University of Iowa.
HBU: For the second year in a row, [Christopher] Welch opened the season with a new school record in the triple jump but this year he one-upped himself by also breaking the meet record with a leap of 15.64m/51-3.75. That jump broke his own previous program record by more than half a foot.
UTEP: Shakeem Smith broke a 20-year old UTEP indoor track and field record, clocking in a personal-best 7.90 in the men's 60m hurdles and finishing third in the final. The senior broke Lee Mays's mark of 7.91.
HSU: Tyler Rohrman finished second overall in the men's 3000m with a new Cowboy indoor track record time of 9:16.99.
UNT: Aneesa Scott, Bailey Ashmore and Joseph Squire of North Texas track and field each established Mean Green school records at the Ted Nelson Invitational hosted by Texas A&M Friday as the women finished second overall and the men third.
Scott's time of 23.64 in the 200-meter dash also set a meet record and captured first place. Ashmore's mark of 3.88 meters in pole vault gave her runner-up honors, and Squire improved upon his school record in the 60-meter hurdles in a time of 7.97 seconds to secure second place.
A&M: [Deborah] Acquah's mark of 21'6.75" (6.57m) set the Texas A&M record by going four inches further than the previous record set back in 1998 by Adrien Sawyer (21' 2.75").
UT-RGV: Sophomore Alexandrea Hurst shattered the program and meet records in the shot put with a mark of 15.61 meters. Freshman Ackeem Gordon had a big collegiate debut, breaking the program record in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.94 seconds in the preliminaries.
Carl Lewis HS Invitational Records Fall:
Boy's 200: Kayshon Boutte - 21.29 - Westgate
Boy's 400: Auhmad Robinson - 47.94 - Eagles Elite
Girl's 4x2: H-Town Hurricanes - 1:39.08
Boy's 4x2: C.L. Athletic Stars - 1:27.80
Boy's 60: Phatutshedzo Maswanganyi - 6.65 - unattached
Boy's Mile: Ben Shearer - 4:19.05 - Woodlands Christian
Girl's 400: Dynasty McClennon - 55.43 - Summer Creek
Mansfield Legacy's Shelbi Vaughan named #4 Girl's High School Performer of the Decade - full story
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Week ending January 12, 2020
Texas A&M High School Invitational Records Broken:
1. Boy's 800 - Owen Likins - unattached - 1:53.93
2. Girl's 800 - Krianne McBride - TX Thunder Track - 2:15.26
3. Girl's 200 - Laila Owens - H-Town Hurricanes - 23.55
4. Boy's 2 Mile - Anthony Monte - 620 Running - 9:09.63
5. Girl's 2 Mile - Brynn Brown - unattached - 10:08.11
6. Girl's 4x800 - Celerity Performance - 9:23.74
7. Girl's 1 Mile - Bailey Goggans - Winner's Edge - 4:53.73
8. Girl's Long Jump - Claire Bryant - Houston Christian - 20-02.25
9. Girl's 4x400 - H-Town Hurricanes - 3:44.78
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Week ending January 5, 2020
Expo Explosion - results
Texas Track & Field Hall of Famer Earnest James passes away, December 23, 2019
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Week ending December 22, 2019
FasTrak Athletix Summit of the South Pole Vault - results
Leroy Burrell named President of USTFCCA - full story
Petrocchi joins Javelina track and field as Assistant Coach - full story
UT-RGV Track & Field Hires Former Team USA Head Coach as Assistant Coach - full story
Kingdom Preparatory Academy in Lubbock is looking to hire a part-time Assistant Track and Field Coaches. This is a season stipend position only (Feb 10-May 2). If interested in applying, please forward resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Week ending December 15, 2019
Lovejoy Texas Express Holiday Pole Vault Invitational - results
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Week ending December 8, 2019
FasTrak HS Youth, & Masters Opener - results
Inaugural Wylie Winter 3200 - fastest time - Luke Lambert of Wylie HS: 9:30.23 - pictures
University of Houston's Miles Marhofer breaks the program record in the weight throw, now at 20.83 (68-04.25)
SMU's Hannah Miller sets school's indoor 5000m time at 16:06.14 at the BU Season Opener (this is a 10+-second PR)
Texas A&M-Kingsville's Johnathan Harper wins the indoor heptathlon at the Boo Rogers Combined Events meet with 5,505 points, second-best in program history
Texas Wesleyan's Charles Dorsett and Ray Vidales each broke the school's indoor 800m time: Dorsett's 1:54.82 qualifies for the NAIA "A" standard for nationals while Vidales' 2:20.55 breaks the school record by 5 seconds
According to FloTrack's Travis Miller, Julien Alfred of the University of Texas ran the fastest indoor 60-meter time in the month of December in the last 10 years: 7.18 prelims.
Two UT-Tyler records set: Natalie Decker in the indoor pentathlon (3,023) and Summer Grubbs' 60-meter hurdle time of 9.45.
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Track & Field Consortium by Tony Holler and Chris Korfist - trackfootballconsortium.com
January 25-26, 2020
Jesuit Dallas Prep
Speakers: *Vince Anderson*, Chris Korfist, Tony Holler, Doug Robinson, Don Woods, Dan Casey, Brian Kula, Matt Van Dyke, Erik Korem, Keir Wenham-Flatt, Mike Clark, Steve Jones [Speaker Bios] ... Schedule
Greenhill School- Addison, TX is looking to hire a part-time Assistant Varsity/MS Track & Field Coach to work with pole vaulters and possibly jumpers. This is a seasonal stipend only position (February 3- May 2). If interested in applying please forward resume to Stacey Johnson email@example.com
- The University of Dallas Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking a graduate assistant for the cross country/track & field programs. This position also includes at 2500.00 stipend. The candidate must have experience in pole vaulting. Multis are encouraged to apply. Candidates are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The University of Dallas Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking a volunteer assistant coach for track & field. The candidate must have experience in all of the throwing events. Candidates are asked to email email@example.com.
Texas A&M hires Brandon Hon - story
Saint Mary's Hall High School of San Antonio Texas is looking to hire an Assistant Varsity Track and Field Coach who can also work as a part-time Middle School Assistant Coach in Vertical Jumps (Pole Vault experience preferred). This is a stipend only position and will begin in the mid January time-frame. If interested in applying please forward Resume' w/references to Head Coach Dave Thurchak at firstname.lastname@example.org
PanAm U20 Championships - Texas Ties
SFA rising sophomores Branson Ellis (Tyler Lee) and Nastassja Campbell (New Caney) win pole vault
LSU Transfer Eric Edwards (Langham Creek) wins 110 hurdles
Houston Strake Jesuit and future Georgia Bulldog graduate Matthew Boling wins the 100m and sets the all-time Texas time at 10.11 wind-legal; he also wins the 200 in a wind-legal 20.31. On Saturday evening, Boling anchored the U20 World-Record Setting 4x100 - 38.62!
Houston Memorial's Claire Bryant wins the long jump
Tomball Concordia Lutheran's Taejha Badal competes in the 400 for Trinidad and Tobago but fails to qualify for the finals
Tomball Concorida Lutheran's Tamia Badal competes in the 400H for Trinidad and Tobago but fails to qualify for the finals
Katy Cinco Ranch's Heidi Neilson comes in fifth in the 5,000
Sanaa Barnes (Villanova; Northwest Nelson HS) wins the high jump
Corbett Fong (Rice University; Tomball Concordia Lutheran) finishes fourth in the decathlon
Former Red Raider and DeSoto star - Paetyn Revell - joins the SHSU staff - story
Baylor hires Benjamin Dalton as Assistant Coach - story
LeTourneau hires Kathleen Raske and Terry VanLaningham to take over TF - story
UTA Distance Symposium - August 2-3, 2019 featuring legendary coach Jack Daniels - information
Matthew Boling of Houston Strake Jesuit wins the Gatorade National High School Boy's Track & Field Athlete of the Year award
Jasmine Moore of Mansfield Lake Ridge wins the Gatorade National High School Girl's Track & Field Athlete of the Year
'A Havahla Haynes Takes over at SMU - full story
Don Hood (LeTourneau) takes over at Harding University
Former DeSoto Boy's Head Coach Mark Brady joins the staff at Southwestern Assemblies of God University as Asst. XC and Sprints/Jumps Coach
Former University of Michigan Assistant Coach David Kaiser takes over the helm of UT-Tyler, XC and TF
TTFCA Collegiate Coaches and Athletes of the Year
Men's Coach - Wes Kittley
Women's Coach - Pat Henry
Men's Track - Divine Oduduru
Men's Co-Field - Adrian Piperi and Eric Kicinski
Women's Track - Jazmine Fray
Women's Field - Ashtin Zamzow
Outstanding NCAA Performers - Sha'Carri Richardson and Bryce Hoppel
News from NCAA DI Championships
Athletes and Coaches of the Year
Boy's Track Athlete of the Year - Matthew Boling - Houston Strake Jesuit
Boy's Field Athlete of the Year - Patrick Piperi - The Woodlands
Girl's Track Athlete of the Year - Brynn Brown - Denton Guyer
Girl's Field Athlete of the Year - Jasmine Moore - Mansfield Lake Ridge
Boy's Private School Athlete of the Year - Carter Cheeseman - Fort Worth Christian
Girl's Private School Athlete of the Year - Tamia Badal - Tomball Concordia Lutheran
Boy's Coach of the Year - Lloyd Banks - Fort Bend Marshall
Girl's Coach of the Year - June Villers - DeSoto
Week ending May 12, 2019
UIL Championship Results
1A Boys - Paducah 1A Girls - Happy
2A Boys - Milano 2A Girls - Sunray
3A Boys - Dallas Life Oak Cliff 3A Girls - Atlanta
4A Boys - Waco La Vega 4A Girls - Canyon
5A Boys - Fort Bend Marshall 5A Girls - Lancaster
6A Boys - Klein Forest 6A Girls - DeSoto
American Conference Outdoor Championship Results
Houston Men are Champions!
Big 12 Outdoor Championship Results
Texas Women are Big 12 Champs!
SEC Outdoor Championship Results
Week ending May 5, 2019
Stephen F. Austin Women are Southland Conference Outdoor Champions
Sam Houston Men are Southland Conference Outdoor Champions
Angelo State Men and Women Sweep Lone Star Conference Outdoor Championships
SPC Championship Results
Congratulations to the Kinkaid Girls and St. John's Boys as team state champions
TAPPS Championship Results
1A Boys - Fredericksburg Heritage 1A Girls - SA Legacy Christian
2A Boys - Shiner St. Paul Catholic 2A Girls - Shiner St. Paul Catholic
3A Boys - Dallas Covenant 3A Girls - Woodlands Legacy Prep
4A Boys - Colleyville Covenant Christian 4A Girls - Geneva School of Boerne
5A Boys - SA Christian 5A Girls - SA Christian
6A Boys - Houston St. Thomas 6A Girls - Houston St. Agnes
TCAF Championship Results
Week ending April 28, 2019
Matthew Boling of Houston Strake Jesuit runs the fastest 100-meter time under any conditions in US high school history - 9.9
DeSoto Girl's 4x1 runs 44.44 to break Long Beach Poly's 44.50 national record
Week ending April 21, 2019
Caleb Boger of Mesquite sets two Area 11-12 6A times: 10.32 100 and 21.07 200 + anchors winning 4x200
Olivia Cade earns 32 points at Area 11-12 6A - 100H, 300H, PV + 5th in High Jump
Matthew Boling of Strake Jesuits lowers his nation-leading 100 time to 10.11
Jacob Mechler breaks a 30-year old school record today throwing 186’9 (Andrews HS.)
Erik Martinsson (UTA), the new school record holder in the men's 800 meters! His time of 1:47.81 at the Bryan Clay Invitational broke a 30-year-old school mark held by Joseph Sainah. It ranks #1 in the Sun Belt, #8 in the NCAA West & #14 in the NCAA this year!
Corbin Hicks of Coppell earns school record 55-03 Shot Put
Hebbronville's Makayla Henry heads to Regionals in 5 events: 100, 200, 4x1, Triple and Long
Matthew Boling of Houston Strake Jesuit runs wind-aided 10.11, which, according to DyeStat "ranks 16th all-time for a prep athlete under any conditions"
Week ending April 14, 2019
Baylor legend Coach Clyde Hart to retire at the end of the 2019 season - full story
"After recording the farthest long jump in the country this season on Friday, senior jumper Sarea Alexander set a new Southland Conference record today, when she jumped a 13.42m (44-0.25) on her final attempt at the ninth annual UIW Invite at Benson Stadium. She becomes the first woman in the history of the SLC to record a triple jump over 44 feet." - UIW website
Bishop Dunne's Cam Miller runs US #1 20.56 200
Connor Washington of The Woodlands College Park runs TX #6 400 - 47.80
Jackson Walker of Coppell runs TX #2, US #4 800 - 1:52.13
Spencer Cardinal of The Woodlands runs TX #2, US #22 1600 - 4:15.06
Alex Maier of Flower Mound runs TX #2, US #38 3200 - 9:10.87
Sean Stavinoha of The Woodlands throws the disc TX #1, US #9 - 190-11
A'niya Galloway of Klein Forest runs TX #9 200 - 24.14
Emily Cole of Klein runs TX #8 1600 - 4:55.25
Natalie Cook of Flower Mound runs TX #4, US #24 3200 - 10:30.41
Ja'Era Griffin of DeSoto runs TX #2, US #4 100 - 11.51 (4.4w)
Audrey Hughes of Canyon puts the shot TX #3 - 45-02.50 and throws the disc TX #4 - 151-05
Maykayla Jackson of Midlothian triple jumps TX #9 - 39-07.25
Week ending April 7, 2019
Eli Stowers of Denton Guyer clears 7' at District
Canyon Lady Eagle Audrey Hughes finishes first place discus finish at the 3-4A district meet. She set a new personal record and school record with throw of 148’ 6”
John Brice of 1A Newcastle advances to the Area in 5 events: 100 (10.75), 200, long jump, shot put, and 4x4
Cole Lindhorst of Katy Tompkins runs 9:15.73 3200
Ryan Williams of Arlington Bowie wins 110/300 - 14.01/37.01
Caleb Boger PRs in the 100 at 10.45
Congratulations to Makayla Henry of Hebronville who advances in 5 events: 100, 200, 4x1, long, and triple
Ismael Kone of Lake Highlands runs 20.81 200
Clayton Keys of Katy Tompkins, 300-hurdle specialist, long jumps 24-00.
Bryce Foster of Katy Taylor wins shot - 61-06 - and disc - 172-06
George Hinojosa of Edinburg Vela throws the disc 184-06
Christian Sampy of Houston Stratford vaults to TX #2 at 16-04
Heidi Nielson of Katy Cinco Ranch runs TX #2 3200 at 10:27.26
Deja Huckaby of Chisholm Trail runs 23.67 200
Jada Chambers of Cy Falls runs 54.49 400
Destini Jeter of Wylie East runs 42.36 300H
Olivia Cade of Rockwall vaults to 12-09
Week ending March 31, 2019
PERFORMERS OF THE MEET Houston’s Amere Lattin; Houston Strake Jesuit’s Matthew Boling; Adidas’ Jenn Suhr
TEAMS OF THE MEET Texas A&M Men; Texas A&M Women; DeSoto Girls
With so many unbelievable performances at Texas Relays, it's impossible to list them all - here's a link to the Live Results
Week ending March 24, 2019
Carter Cheeseman posts a 4:15.42, 4th-fastest in the nation, at the Jesuit-Sheaner Relays; he also runs 9:10.97 in the 3200
Brynn Brown of Denton Guyer posts the nation's 2nd fastest 1600 at the Jesuit-Sheaner Relays: 4:53.65
Colin Price of Killeen sets a stadium record in the long jump - 24-09 and a new Killeen ISD meet record in the 110H - 14.10
Matthew Boling increases his US #1 long jump mark to 25-02.25 at the Victor Lopez Classic
Colleen Stegmann of Frisco Reedy wins the Jesuit-Sheaner 3200 in a time of 10:40.09 to set the meet record
Marble Falls' Bailey Goggans lower her Texas #1 800 time to 2:08.80 at the Jesuit-Sheaner Relays
Cameron Yoe's Davion Bynaum runs 10.22 at the Lexington Eagle Relays
Jackson Walker from Coppell runs a TX #1 800 - 1:53.03
Terry Smith from Frisco Independence runs TX #2 110H - 14.06
JT Herrscher of Greenhill vaults 16-06 to TX #1
Kiana Lowery of Klein Cain takes over TX #1 in the shot put at 45-11
Montierra Warren of Waco records the first 40-foot triple of the season at 40-03.50
Heidi Nielson of Cinco Ranch runs US #1 3000 in a time of 9:46.71
Week ending March 17, 2019
El Paso Cathedral senior and TexasTFXC commit Brandon Seagreaves breaks 45-year school record in the 1,600-meter run by improving on his city-best time by a full 18 seconds with a 4:18.98 mile. - From El Paso Running
Matthew Boling of Houston Strake Jesuit runs US #1 10.28 (1.9w) in the prelims of the TSU Relays and drops that time further with a 10.22 (1.3w) in the finals. Also runs US #1 wind-legal 200: 20.58.
Houston Baptist freshman Scott Boon sets the program's outdoor vault record, now at 14-11
Simone Watkins of Frisco runs TX #1 42.78 300H at TSU Relays