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Tech Takes Two Titles on Day Three of Texas Relays

Bobby Evers
Bobby Evers

April 4, 2008


LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech had two titles, nine regional marks and a school record on the third day of the Texas Relays.

D'Andra Carter and Patience Knight finished first and second in the women's discus A group. Carter threw a new school record, NCAA regional and personal best of 181'-03". Knight finished second with a NCAA regional mark of 173'-05". Ozie Okolie was in the B group and threw her second NCAA regional mark. She finished in fifth with a mark of 159'-05".

Michael Cast won the second title in the javelin for the Red Raiders. Cast threw in group B and won with a personal best mark of 216'-10". For winning group B, Cast is allowed to compete in group A which will start at 12:30 p.m.

Shawon Harris qualified for the 110M hurdles with a NCAA regional time of 14.00. Jansen Hyde and Omo Osaghae ran NCAA regional marks with times of 14.07 and 14.20.

The men long jumpers both finished in the top 5. Bobby Evers finished fifth with a jump of 24'-2.25". Anthony Flemons finished in third with a NCAA regional mark of 24'-4.50".

Kelsey Lloyd finished in sixth in the women's high jump clearing 5'-5". The women's 4x400M relay of Sandra Iwunze, Keshima Starks, Erica Worthy and Jonisha Boleware ran 3:45.24 to finish in fifth place.



Brett McDaniel threw his second NCAA regional mark with a throw of 170'-04". Tyler Menges threw a mark of 54'-2.50 in the shot to finish in fifth place.

Sandra Iwunze's NCAA regional time of 58.82 yesterday in the 400M hurdles was also a new school record.

Tech will begin the last day of competition tomorrow with the men's high jump at 11:00 a.m. Events are able to be seen at starting. Live results can be found at For a recap and final results please log onto

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