Three School Records Fall In First Outdoor Meet Of The Season

Three School Records Fall In First Outdoor Meet Of The Season

SAN ANTONIO, Texas  — Hardin-Simmons set three new school records at the Trinity Invite in the first outdoor track meet of the season on Saturday.

Dustin Baker broke Brendon Kelso's mark in the discus with a toss of 46-2 ¾. Clay Smith broke the 1.500 meter record with a time of 4:15.11, which beat Kameron Hartfield's old mark of 4:17.8. He placed third.

Meredith Akers set the record in the women's shot put with a throw of 40-0 ½ to place third.

Krysten Mellette had personal bests in the 100 (12.53) and 200 (27.20). She placed fourth in the 100 and seventh in the 200. Martika Davis ran a 14.42 in the 100 and 31.42 in the 200. Shanice Wright ran a 1:05.56 in the 400 to place sixth. Ashley Sutton ran a 2:50.16 in the 800.

Paige Goen ran 1:17.89 in the 400 hurdles to place 10th and in the 100 hurdles ran a 18.26 to place fifth. Mellette jumped 15-7 ½ in the long jump.   

Evlyn Collins threw 38 ¼ in the shot, Akers threw the discus 111-0 3/4 and Shelby McIntyre threw the javelin 101 8 ½ to place fourth.

Kelandrix Singleton ran a 11.45 in the 100 to place 16th and Zeth Barron ran a 11.89. Singleton ran a 23.16 in the 200, Cedric Miller a 24.03, Barron a 24.51 and Luke Wells a 25.75.

Daniel Kaplinski ran a 53.82 in the 400, Miller a 54.52 and Wells a 58.80. Clay Smith ran a 2:03.42 in the 800 and Garrett Alexander was just behind with a 2:03.89.

Derek Footer did not finish in the 110 hurdles and placed second with a 1:01.80 in the 400 hurdles.

Barron jumped 13-1 ½ in the pole vault. Cody Parker finished fourth in the shot with a throw of  37-6 ¾ and 119-8 for a fifth place finish in the discus. Casey Fenn threw an 82-8 ½ in the discus and a 119=1 ¼ in the javelin. Parker threw the javelin 116-8.

HSU will next be in action on March 6 at the Tarleton State Invitational.


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