HSU Finishes Second In ASC Track Championships

HSU Finishes Second In ASC Track Championships
ABILENE, Texas – Texas-Tyler swept the team titles at the 2015 American Southwest Conference track and Field Championship on Saturday at the Hardin-Simmons Track Complex.
 

On the men's side, Texas-Tyler won with 227 points. Hsu was second with 138, Sul Ross State was third with 126, East Texas Baptist was fourth with 97 points and Concordia was fifth with 28 total points.

In the women's race Texas-Tyler had 258, Hardin-Simmons scored 154 points, Concordia was third with 103, Sul Ross State was fourth with 46 and East Texas Baptist was fifth with 45 points.

In the women's running events on Saturday, UT-Tyler won the 4x100 with a time of 49.23, Brittany Brunson of UT-Tyler was first in the 1500 with a 5:02.13, Nasmeyea Bazzy of Texas-Tyler won the 100 hurdles with a 14.83, Karley Harris of Sul Ross State won the 400 with a 59.40, Alexis Baldwin of Texas-Tyler won the 100 with a 11.70, Rachel Willis of UTT won the 800 with a 2:36.99, Bazzy pulled the double in the hurdles with a 1:07.24 in the 400 hurdles, Baldwin won the 200 in 24.44, Carly Kitts won the 5000 in 20:09. 38 and Texas-Tyler won the 4x400 in 4:15.09.

Evlyn Collins of Hardin-Simmons won the discus with a 135-10, Kristen Adair of HSU won the pole vault with a 10-0, Katie Baker of Concordia won the long jump with a 16-0 ½, and Collins won the shot put with a 40-11.75.

HSU scored points with a third place in the 4x100 relay. Hailey Whiteside was second in the 100 hurdles, and Paige Lindstrom and Paige Goen were fourth and fifth in that event. Whiteside was third in the 400 hurdles and Goen was fourth. HSU was fifth in the 4x400 relay.

Rachel Davis was third in the discus and Elissa Paniagua was fifth in the discus, Collins was second and Goen third in the pole vault, Rhea Harris was fourth in the long jump and Davis was second and Paniagua sixth in the shot put.

On the men's side in the running events, Sul Ross State won the 4x100 with a 42.20, Ford Noack of UTT won the 1500 in a 4:17.15, Derek Footer captured his third straight double in the hurdles winning the 110 in a 14.86 and the 400 in a school-record 55.05, Trei Lewis won the 200 and the 400. His 400 time was a school-record 49.34 and he won the 200 in a school-best 21.64. Kevonte Shaw of UTT won the 100 in 10.56, Noack won the 800 in 1:57.58, Alexander Wilson of UTT won the 5000 in a 17:06.13 and UTT won the 4x400 relay in a 4:15.09.

Dustin Baker of HSU won the discus with a 157-05, Kyle Mann of HSU won the pole vault with a 14-0, Debrae Parker of Sul Ross State won the long jump with a 21-11 ¾, and Baker won the shot put with a 51-8 ¼.

Other HSU scorers included a fourth in the 4x100, John Rich placed fourth in the 400, Rich was also fourth in the 400 hurdles. Luke Wells was third in the pole vault and Zachary Stevens was fifth.

 

ASC Awards

Men

Coach of the Year: Bob Hepler, Texas-Tyler

Outstanding Male Track Athlete of the Year: Ford Noack, Texas-Tyler

Outstanding Male Field Athlete of the Year: Dustin Baker, Hardin-Simmons

High Point Male Athlete of the Year: Dustin Baker, Hardin-Simmons

Outstanding Male Freshman of the Year: Byron Jones, Sul Ross State

 

All event champions plus the following were named All-ASC.

Ketundas Wade, UTT

Matthew Donahue, UTT

Hason Lipscomb, SRSU

 
 

Women

Coach of the Year: Bob Hepler, Texas-Tyler

Outstanding Female Track Athlete of the Year: Alexis Baldwin, Texas-Tyler

Outstanding Female Field Athlete of the Year: Katie Baker, Concordia

High Point Female Athlete of the Year: Evlyn Collins, Hardin-Simmons

Outstanding Female Freshman of the Year: Kristen Adair, Hardin-Simmons

 

All event champions plus the following were named All-ASC.

Hailey Whiteside, HSU

Sydney Gertfield, CTX

Rachel Davis, HSU

Paige Maly, UTT

Paige Goen,  HSU

Megan Martinez, CTX

Shelby Taylor, ETBU

Mylra Ball, CTX

 
 

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