CLINTON, Miss. - Sophomore Nathan Loe broke his own school record in the hammer throw and Ole Miss athletes collected 13 event titles at the Mississippi College Twilight Invitational Friday evening.
Loe, who set a school record in his first ever outdoor meet at the Ole Miss Open two weeks ago, stepped up again with a winning heave of 210-3 that ranks him among the top 20 in the NCAA this year.
Other highlights for the No. 12 ranked Rebel men, who only sent a portion of the team to the meet, included Robert Semien winning the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.15 that matches his season best. Other wins went to Max Holman in the 1500 meters (4:02.18), Ian Carter in the 5000 meters (15:23.77) and Marcus Franklin in the discus (151-11).
The Rebel women were led by long jumpers Kierra White, Kennadi Bouyer and Shari Russell, who finished 1-2-3 with some big jumps. White leaped to a season-best 20-1.75 that will rank her among the top 25 nationally. Bouyer posted a mark of 19-6.25 and Russell 19-5.25. White now ranks No. 8 in Rebel history, while Bouyer joins Russell on the list of the top 15 long jumpers all-time.
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