Ole Miss Sets Three School Records At Texas Relays

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Isiah Young (photo by Joshua McCoy)
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Isiah Young (photo by Joshua McCoy)
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March 30, 2013

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AUSTIN, Texas – Ole Miss athletes broke three school records during a stellar performance at the 86th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays this week.

Sophomores Sam Kendricks and Haley Cutright won their event titles and shattered school records in the men’s pole vault and women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, respectively. Junior Kayleigh Skinner broke the school record in the women’s 10,000 meters in her first ever attempt at that distance.

Kendricks soared to a world-leading pole vault clearance of 19-0.75 on Friday, the best vault in the NCAA since 1998. It made him the No. 5 vaulter in collegiate history.

Cutright won the steeplechase in 10:21.60 on Thursday to break teammate Katie Breathitt’s school record.

Skinner finished third in the 10,000 meters on Thursday, clocking a time of 35:44.06 that broke a 16-year-old school record by over a minute.

Two Rebels competed on Saturday, the final day of the prestigious meet. Senior Isiah Young placed fifth in the 100 meter final with a time of 10.35, which will rank him among the nation’s leaders this year. Freshman Onyi Afoaku flung the discus a season-best 179-3 to place 12th in the section A competition. He continues to rank second in school history in the event.

Several Rebels also competed in Conway, Ark., at the UCA Open on Saturday. Ole Miss captured three individual titles by Robert Semien in the men’s 110-meter hurdles (personal-best 14.33), Hunter Harrison in the men’s discus (142-8) and Jazmin Miller in the women’s hammer throw (168-11).

Ole Miss will travel to yet another prestigious meet this coming weekend at the Pepsi Florida Relays in Gainesville. The team will return back to Oxford and host back-to-back meets with the Ole Miss Invitational on April 13 and the Mississippi Open on April 20.

TEXAS RELAYS AGATE

MEN

100 Meter Finals
5. Isiah Young – 10.35

100 Meter Prelims
5. Isiah Young – 10.30q

400-Meter Hurdle Prelims
47. Tyler Harrison – 56.88

4x100 Meter Relay Prelims
15. Ole Miss (Griffin, Branch, Serrette, I. Young) – 41.08

4x400 Meter Relay Prelims
20. Ole Miss (Oliver, Serrette, Branch, Griffin) – 3:16.48

Pole Vault – Section A
1. Sam Kendricks – 19-0.75 (SR)

Triple Jump – Section A
12. Morris Kersh – 49-3

Discus – Section A
12. Onyi Afoaku – 179-3

WOMEN

100 Meter Prelims
13. Asia Cooper – 11.62
45. Jasmine Williams – 11.92

5,000 Meters
7. Anne Threlkeld – 17:06.53

10,000 Meters
3. Kayleigh Skinner – 35:44.06 (SR)

100 Meter Hurdle Prelims
14. Taryn Hartfield – 13.53
42. Mary Ashton Nall – 14.18
48. Racquel Moses – 14.35

400-Meter Hurdle Prelims
37. Sofia Hellberg-Jonsen – 1:02.40
47. Racquel Moses – 1:03.64
67. Kiannah Alexander – 1:05.79

3,000 Meter Steeplechase
1. Haley Cutright – 10:21.60 (SR)
9. Kelsey Breathitt – 11:00.60

4x100 Meter Relay Prelims
T17. Ole Miss (Russell, J. Williams, Lundy, Cooper) – 46.41

4x400 Meter Relay Prelims
35. Ole Miss (Hellberg-Jonsen, Alexander, J. Williams, Lundy) – 3:51.24

Long Jump – Section A
10. Allegra Wells – 20-2.5

Long Jump – Section B
7. Deonna Walton – 19-1.5

Triple Jump – Section A
12. Marci Morman – 40-7.5

Heptathlon
13. Fabia McDonald – 5,117

UCA OPEN AGATE

MEN

110-Meter Hurdles
1. Robert Semien – 14.33
3. Peyton Moss – 16.31

400-Meter Hurdles
5. Jonathan Redding – 57.18

High Jump
Malcolm Davis – NH

Long Jump
11. Peyton Moss – 17-11.75

Discus
1. Hunter Harrison – 142-8

WOMEN

800 Meters
2. Tia Leake – 2:16.98
4. Ryan Flore – 2:20.07

Long Jump
3. Shannon Spence – 15-11.75

Triple Jump
3. Shannon Spence – 35-9.5
6. Amber Wilson – 33-4.75

Hammer Throw
1. Jazmin Miller – 168-11

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