Another School Record Falls For Rebels Out West

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Sean Tobin (photo by John Nepolitan/armorytrack.com)
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Sean Tobin (photo by John Nepolitan/armorytrack.com)
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

Feb. 15, 2014

Don Kirby Complete Results

SEATTLE, Wash. and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Freshman Sean Tobin, running his first mile as an Ole Miss Rebel, became the first person in school history to break four minutes with his time of 3:59.91 that won the men's late division race at the Husky Classic on Saturday.

In addition to breaking the school record, Tobin's 3:59.91 mile ranks him top 25 in the NCAA this year. It was the second college race for the Clonmel, Ireland native, who also helped Ole Miss to a school record in the distance medley relay at the Armory Collegiate Invitational in New York a week earlier.

"I'm proud of Sean," head coach Brian O'Neal said. "To break four minutes and set a lifetime personal best in his first mile with us, I'm excited for what the future holds for him and our whole team. Our men's team is rounding into form at the right time."

Also at the Husky Classic, freshman Trevor Gilley ran 8:22.06 in the 3,000 meters, which ranks him ninth in the school record books.

The 25th-ranked Ole Miss men also posted some strong results at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational in Albuquerque on Saturday, as they wrapped up the final meet of the season before the SEC and NCAA Championships.

"We had some good performances this weekend," O'Neal said. "We are looking forward to getting back to Oxford and having a couple weeks to train and get healthy as we get ready for the SEC Championships."

Senior Mike Granger and freshman Jalen Miller led the way in the 60 meters. Granger, who is getting back to full health, clocked a season-best 6.67 (converted from 6.65 for altitude) to place third in the final, followed by Miller in fifth at 6.68. Granger moves to No. 21 on the NCAA indoor list this year.

The Rebels also had two milers run strong races in Albuquerque, as junior Daniel Bulmer placed third and freshman Robert Domanic sixth. Their altitude-converted times of 4:01.37 and 4:04.46 rank them second and fourth in school history, respectively.

Junior Robert Semien placed fifth in the final of the 60-meter hurdles in 7.86 (converted from 7.84).

Friday was highlighted by Sam Kendricks' school record and No. 1 U.S. pole vault this year, as well as good showings by Malcolm Davis in the long jump and Onyi Afoaku and Nathan Loe in the weight throw.

As the SEC Championships approach (Feb. 27-March 1), the following Rebels are among the league's best in their events: Miller and Granger in the 60m; Tobin, Bulmer and Domanic in the mile; Bulmer and Domanic in the 3000m; Semien in the 60mH; distance medley relay; Kendricks in the pole vault; Davis in the long jump; and Afoaku and Loe in the weight throw.

The highlight of the day for the Rebel women in Albuquerque was freshman Kennadi Bouyer in the 60 meters. She ran a personal-best 7.54 (converted from 7.52) to win the Section B final.

HUSKY CLASSIC AGATE

Men's Mile Run (Late)
1. Sean Tobin - 3:59.91 (SR)
Trevor Gilley - DNF

Men's 3,000 Meters
29. Trevor Gilley - 8:22.06

DON KIRBY ELITE AGATE (SATURDAY)

MEN

60 Meter Final - Section A
3. Mike Granger - 6.67
5. Jalen Miller - 6.70

60 Meter Prelims - Section A
3. Jalen Miller - 6.69q
4. Mike Granger - 6.73q
9. Kailo Moore - 6.81

60 Meter Prelims - Section B
17. Anthony Branch - 7.20

60 Meter Final - Section C
5. Quintavius Burdette - 6.92

60 Meter Prelims - Section C
5. Quintavius Burdette - 6.98q
16. Barclay Angle - 7.48

400 Meters
18. Montez Griffin - 48.76

800 Meters
14. Will Spiers - 1:56.00
18. Dameon Morgan - 1:58.00
21. Holland Sherrer - 1:58.89

Mile
3. Daniel Bulmer - 4:01.37
6. Robert Domanic - 4:04.46

60 Meter Hurdle Final - Section A
5. Robert Semien - 7.86

60 Meter Hurdle Prelims - Section A
8. Robert Semien - 7.87q

60 Meter Hurdle Prelims - Section C
14. Barclay Angle - 9.26

4x400 Meter Relay
12. Ole Miss (Serrette, Griffin, Davis, Oliver) - 3:16.09

Shot Put
12. Onyi Afoaku - 56-1.75

WOMEN

60 Meter Final - Section A
8. Asia Cooper - 7.59

60 Meter Prelims - Section A
7. Asia Cooper - 7.52q

60 Meter Final - Section B
1. Kennadi Bouyer - 7.54

60 Meter Prelims - Section B
1. Kennadi Bouyer - 7.54q

60 Meter Final - Section C
4. NaChaska Wright - 7.71
5. Shari Russell - 7.74

60 Meter Prelims - Section C
4. NaChaska Wright - 7.72q
5. Shari Russell - 7.76q
10. Breanna Tate - 7.88
11. Taryn Hartfield - 7.90
13. Deanna Tate - 7.99

800 Meters
9. Tia Leake - 2:16.67

60 Meter Hurdle Prelims - Section A
9. Taryn Hartfield - 8.57

60 Meter Hurdle Final - Section C
5. Racquel Moses - 8.86

60 Meter Hurdle Prelims - Section C
5. Racquel Moses - 8.88q
10. Mary Ashton Nall - 8.94

4x400 Meter Relay
10. Ole Miss (Alexander, Lundy, B. Tate, Buford) - 3:50.66

Pole Vault
Lyndsey Acree - NH

Triple Jump
25. Erika Sisk - 36-8.25
Shari Russell - FOUL
Shannon Spence - FOUL

Shot Put
21. Kenya Wheeler - 42-1.25

Ole Miss Gear
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Blog
    • Previewing Ole Miss Football Media Day

      Thursday, July 31, 2014 - Football

      Ole Miss football players will report to campus on Friday for the start of 2014 fall camp.  Friday will also feature Media Day activities beginning with head coach Hugh Freeze's press conference at 2 p.m, which will be streamed live... read more

    • Bjork, Kennedy, Insell at Arena Groundbreaking

      Thursday, July 31, 2014 - Athletics Foundation

        ... read more

    • New Hitting Coach Mike Clement Q-And-A

      Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Baseball

      On the transition as new hitting coach: The transition has been really good. The coaching staff has made it a lot easier on me than what it could be. It's definitely been a whirlwind. On what he knew about Ole... read more

    • Hugh Freeze's Day At ESPN Car Wash

      Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Football

      Here are more of Coach Freeze's interviews in Bristol. Scroll down to the earlier post to hear him on Ivan Maisel's podcast. Watch: Freeze on CFB Live Watch: Freeze on the Paul Finebaum Show Listen: Freeze on the Freddie Coleman... read more

    • Freeze Visits ESPN Headquarters Monday

      Sunday, July 20, 2014 - Football

      All 14 Southeastern Conference football coaches will travel to ESPN's annual mid-summer football coaches "car wash" - in which guests appear across multiple programs and platforms over one day - at ESPN's Bristol, Conn., headquarters on Monday and Tuesday. Ole... read more

    • What They're Saying: Ole Miss At SEC Media Days

      Friday, July 18, 2014 - Football

      Ole Miss took its turn at the annual SEC Media Days on Thursday. Joining head coach Hugh Freeze was senior quarterback Bo Wallace, junior defensive end C.J. Johnson and senior safety Cody Prewitt. Here are a few related SEC Media... read more

    • Rebels Raise Expectations Entering Year Three

      Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Football

      Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze said on day one that his expectations were to make the program relevant in the Southeastern Conference Western Division. With a full allotment of 85 scholarship players and more depth of both sides of... read more

    • Healthy, Confident Wallace Eyes Atlanta

      Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Football

      Once overshadowed, Wallace now finds himself more firmly in the spotlight after the departure of seven of the league's eight top passers. The dean of SEC quarterbacks, Wallace is the league's leading returner in total offense, passing yards and passing... read more

    • Freeze Meets With Local Media At Media Days

      Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Football

      Before taking his turn at the podium in the main room at SEC Media Days on Thursday, head coach Hugh Freeze met with members of the Ole Miss local media and addressed a wide variety of topics. Here are some... read more

    • What They're Saying: Day 3 Of SEC Media Days

      Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Football

      Ole Miss will take its turn at SEC Media Days on Thursday. Here are a few links to stories of interest for Ole Miss fans from Day Three of SEC Media Days, which featured Steve Shaw (SEC), Justin Connolly (ESPN),... read more

    • What They're Saying: Day 2 Of SEC Media Days

      Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - Football

      Ole Miss will take its turn at SEC Media Days on Thursday. Here are a few links to stories of interest for Ole Miss fans from Day Two of SEC Media Days, which featured South Carolina, Mississippi State, Texas A&M... read more

    • Ole Miss In CFB 24/7 14 For '14 Series

      Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - Football

      NFL.com CFB 24/7 has counted down the 14 college football players to watch -- and some other college football topics -- in varying categories in 2014. Below are the highlights for Ole Miss and the link to the complete 14... read more

    • What They're Saying: Day 1 Of SEC Media Days

      Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - Football

      Ole Miss will take its turn at SEC Media Days on Thursday. Here are a few links to stories of interest for Ole Miss fans from Day 1 of SEC Media Days, which featured SEC commissioner Mike Slive, Auburn, Florida... read more

    • Cozart Named Best Defensive SS Of First Half

      Sunday, July 13, 2014 - Baseball

      Former Ole Miss player Zack Cozart, now a member of the Cincinnati Reds, was named the best defensive shortstop in baseball for the first half of the 2014 season. ESPN Insider Scott Spratt selected one player from either league at... read more

    • The Season: Ole Miss Baseball Postseason

      Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Baseball

      The Season: Ole Miss Baseball: Omaha Bound from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo. Chapter 1: Regionals from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo. Chapter 2: Super Regionals from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo. Chapter 3: CWS Games 1 & 2... read more