HSU Track And Field Has Solid Showing At HSU Invitational

HSU Track And Field Has Solid Showing At HSU Invitational
ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's and women's track and field teams had a solid showing at the HSU Invitational at the HSU Track Complex on Saturday.

Hailey Whiteside won the 100 hurdles with a time of 15.97 in her first meet of the spring. Paige Goen was fifth and Paige Lindstrom place sixth. Goen also placed sixth in the high jump.

Kristen Adair placed third in the pole vault with a 9-6 ¼ and was second in the triple jump with a 34-2 ¼.  Rhea Harris placed fourth in the long jump and fifth in the triple jump.

Rachel Davis was second in the shot put with a 35-5 and Evlyn Collins placed fourth and Elissa Paniagua sixth. Collins, Davis and Paniagua placed second, third and fourth respectively in the discus. Collins also won the hammer throw with Davis fourth and Paniagua 10th.

Lindstrom placed fifth in the javelin, Davis sixth, Kit Rhea was seventh and Collins eighth.

Trei Lewis won the 200 with a time of 22.75 and was third in the 400. John Rich placed fifth in the 400 and Luke Wells was ninth.

Derek Footer was second in the 110 hurdles with a 15.32. Duron Smith set the school record in the triple jump with a leap of 44-4 ¾ to place third.

Dustin Baker won the shot put with a 47-10 ½, the discus with a 161-2 and was second in the hammer throws with a 168-05. Jesse Edamura finished fourth in the javelin.

In the team race, Langston won the 10-team women's meet with 141 points, McMurry was second with 112 points and HSU was third with 83. McMurry won the men's meet with 134 points, St. Gregory's was second with 93, Sul Ross State finished third with 88 points, Langston was fourth with 70 and HSU fifth with 64.

HSU will be in action next weekend at the Incarnate Word Invitational.

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