Long Jumpers Highlight Day One Of Meyo Invitational

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Allegra Wells (photo by Cheryl Treworgy)
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Allegra Wells (photo by Cheryl Treworgy)
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Feb. 1, 2013

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NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Allegra Wells claimed the women’s long jump title to highlight Ole Miss track & field’s day one performance at the Meyo Invitational on Friday.

Ole Miss went 1-3-5 in the women’s long jump, with Wells leaping to a winning mark of 19-9.5. That’s just two inches off the personal best for the former Rebel volleyball standout. Marci Morman claimed third place with a personal-best 19-5.5, while Deonna Walton finished fifth at 19-5.25.

Freshman sprinter Asia Cooper clocked the fastest 60-meter time in the prelims with a 7.50 and followed that up with the second-fastest semifinal time of 7.52 to advance to Saturday’s final. Jasmine Williams will join her in the final after placing sixth in the semifinals with a time of 7.65.

Jazmin Miller continued her strong season with a third-place showing in the women’s weight throw (61-11).

On the men’s side, most of the top athletes for the 17th-ranked Rebels will be competing on Saturday, but Ricky Robertson did turn in a fourth-place showing in the long jump (23-11). He is tied for the top NCAA mark in the high jump and ranks third nationally in the triple jump this indoor season.

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60 Meter Hurdle Prelims
14. Robert Semien – 8.19
46. Peyton Moss – 8.97

Long Jump
4. Ricky Robertson – 23-11
21. Morris Kersh – 22-1
33. Peyton Moss – 17-11.75

Weight Throw
19. Kevin Conway – 53-4
21. Benjamin Lapane – 51-3
29. Onyi Afoaku – 48-7

WOMEN

60 Meter Semifinals
2. Asia Cooper – 7.52q
6. Jasmine Williams – 7.65q

60 Meter Prelims
1. Asia Cooper – 7.50q
7. Jasmine Williams – 7.69q

5,000 Meters
22. Katie Breathitt – 17:19.51
27. Amy McCrory – 17:26.86
29. Kayleigh Skinner – 17:28.32

60 Meter Hurdle Prelims
12. Marci Morman – 8.82q
16. Taryn Hartfield – 8.86

Long Jump
1. Allegra Wells – 19-9.5
3. Marci Morman – 19-5.5
5. Deonna Walton – 19-5.25

Weight Throw
3. Jazmin Miller – 61-11

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