ASC Women's Track Meet Day One

ASC Women's Track Meet Day One
ABILENE, Texas – Texas-Tyler took the lead after the first day in both the men's and women's American Southwest Conference Track and Field Championships on Friday at the Hardin-Simmons Track Complex.

Texas-Tyler leads the women's race with 80 team points, Hardin-Simmons is second with 57, Concordia is third with 24, East Texas Baptist has 11 points and Sul Ross State has nine points.

On the men's side UTT has 81 points, East Texas Baptist is second with 47 and Hardin-Simmons is third with 44 points and Sul Ross State is fourth with 13 points.

UTT swept the two distance running events held on Friday evening. Brittany Brunson won the 3000 steeplechase on the women's side in 12:01.38 and Matthew Markert won the men's race in 10:07.92. Carly Kitts won the women's 10,000 in 45:24.47 and Conner Benson won the men's race in 33:45.60.

Rachel Ferguson won the women's high jump with a 5-3 ¾. Hailey Whiteside of Hardin-Simmons was third and Paige Goes was fifth. Cody Blakenship of East Texas Baptist won the men's high jump with a 6-8. Derek Footer was third for HSU and Trei Lewis finished fourth.

Kristen Adair of Hardin-Simmons won the triple jump with a 35-5 ¼ and Rhea Harris of HSU was third. Duron Smith of HSU won the triple jump with a 46-0 ½. The jump was also a new school record.

Whitney Simmons of Texas-Tyler won the hammer throw with a 183-4. Evlyn Collins, Rachel Davis, Elissa Paniagua, Kit Rhea, Rhea Harris and Paige Lindstrom of HSU finished second thru seventh.

Dustin Baker won the hammer throw with a toss of 156-08 for HSU. Kaelon McLemore finished fourth.

Katie Baker of Concordia won the javelin throw with a toss of 100-09. Hailey Whiteside of HSU was second and Evlyn Collins finished fourth, Lindstrom fifth and Rhea sixth.

Matthew Godwin of UT-Tyler won the javelin with a toss of 174. Dustin baker of HSU was second and Jesse Edamura finished fifth.

Field events will resume at 9 a.m. on Saturday and the running events begin at 1 p.m.

 

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