Baker Extends Hammer Record; Footer Runs Best Time in D3

Baker Extends Hammer Record; Footer Runs Best Time in D3
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' Dustin Baker extended his own school record in the hammer throw with a toss of 164-2 and Derek Footer ran the best 110 hurdles time in the nation with a 14.79 to highlight HSU's track and field's effort at the Trinity Invitational on Friday evening.

Footer finished second to an unattached runner in the 110 hurdles and was sixth in the 400 hurdles with a 57.02.

Baker finished fourth in the hammer throw behind an unattached thrower and two from Division II Texas A&M-Kingsville. He was also second in the discus with a 49.25 (161-7). That throw was the second-best in the nation this spring. He also placed second in the shot put with a throw of 14.90 (48-10).

Jesse Edamura was fourth in the javelin with a toss of 147-1. Duron Smith was sixth in his first triple jump as a Cowboy with a 42-6.

John Rich was fifth in the 400 with a time of 50.56. Trei Lewis was fifth in the 200 with a 22.52 and the 100 with an 11.08.

Evlyn Collins was fourth and Kit Rhea and Paige Lindstrom tied for seventh in the women's javelin. Rachel Davis was fifth in the hammer and Elissa Paniagua placed seventh in the hammer. Collins was fifth, Davis sixth and Paniagua eighth in the discus.

Paige Goen was fifth in the high jump.

HSU will host its home meet next Saturday at the HSU Track and Field Complex.


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