Tech Takes Two Titles on Day Three of Texas Relays
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.
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 www.flotrack.org starting. Live results can be found at www.texassports.com. For a recap and final results please log onto www.texastech.com.
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