Ole Miss Track Opens Season At Arkansas State

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Ole Miss head coach Joe Walker

Dec. 3, 2005

Jonesboro, Ark. - The Ole Miss Track and Field team took home seven first place finishes on Saturday, at the 16th Annual Kickoff Klassic hosted by Arkansas State University.

"We competed very well today," said Ole Miss head coach Joe Walker. "This was a great start to our indoor season. I thought we had a great fall, but I was interested to see how we would do in competition."

Sophomore Derek McGuire's (Watertown, N.Y.) first place finish in the shot put (16.44), highlighted the men's effort. Also, on the men's side, freshman Rodney Lockhart placed second in the 400 meter dash (46.54), junior Charles Baily finished second in the long jump (7.06) and freshman Justin Farmer placed second in the 200 meter dash (21.57).

Sophomore Kenyata Coleman (Brookhaven, Miss.) took home top honors in the women's 400 meter dash. Sirdonea Davis (56.65) and Brittney Barnard (58.94) completed the sweep, placing second and third, respectively.

Carmia Carroll tied for the highest mark in the high jump, with height of 1.68 meters. Cachet Murray won the long jump, with a mark of 5.90. Francis Vital placed first in the triple jump, with a mark of 11.21. Kimberly Mulkey (24.78) was the top finisher in the 200 meter dash.

Ole Miss is off for the reminder of the year. Next up, the Rebels travel to Fayetteville, Ark. on January 13, 2006, for the Arkansas Invitational.

Ole Miss Results MEN'S SHOT PUT 1. Derek McGuire, Ole Miss, 53-11 1/4 (16.44) 4. (TIE) Paul Coselli, Ole Miss, 49-4 1/4 (15.04)

55-METER HURDLES 3. Khai Berry, Ole Miss, 7.66

55-METER DASH 3. Ed McCall, Ole Miss, 6.42 5. (TIE) Ray Jadusingh, Ole Miss, 6.46 7. Anka Autman, Ole Miss, 6.47

400-METER DASH 2. Rodney Lockhart, Ole Miss, 48.54 10. Demarco Potts, Ole Miss, 51.41

600-METER DASH 4. Bill Fennell, Ole Miss, 1:28.85

LONG JUMP 2. Charles Bailey, Ole Miss, 23-2 (7.06) 3. Ed McCall, Ole Miss, 22-4 (6.92) 6. Justin Campbell, Ole Miss, 21-9 3/4 (6.65) 15. Wale Odetunde, Ole Miss, 20-9 1/2 (6.34)

WEIGHT THROW 3. James Maloney, Ole Miss, 54-4 3/4 (16.58) 7. Paul Coselli, Ole Miss, 45-2 1/4 (13.77)

POLE VAULT 11. (TIE) Karl Kosmal, Ole Miss, 14-6 (4.42) 15. (TIE) Neil Tabor, Ole Miss, 13-0 (3.96)

200-METER DASH 2. Jacob Farmer, Ole Miss, 21.57 3. (TIE) Rodney Lockhart, Ole Miss; Ray Jadusingh, Ole Miss, 21.85 11. Anka Autman, Ole Miss, 22.66 14. Brandon Cook, Ole Miss, 23.05 19. Chauncey Kimmons, Ole Miss, 23.45 20. (TIE) Khai Berry, Ole Miss, 23.65

TRIPLE JUMP 4. Charles Bailey, Ole Miss, 45-11 3/4 (14.01) 5. Wale Odetunde, Ole Miss, 45-5 (13.84) 10. Justin Campbell, Ole Miss, 42-0 1/2 (12.81)

WOMEN'S 55-METER HURDLES 3. Francis Vital, Ole Miss, 8.52

55-METER DASH 1. Cachet Murray, Ole Miss, 6.96 2. Kadeshia Fortune, Ole Miss, 7.00 3. Kimberley Mulkey, Ole Miss, 7.09

POLE VAULT 10. Taylor Warden, Ole Miss, 9-0 (2.74)

SHOT PUT 9. Crystal Stewart, Ole Miss, 38-7 3/4 (11.78)

400-METER DASH 1. Kenyata Coleman, Ole Miss, 55.33 2. Sirdonea Davis, Ole Miss, 56.65 3. Brittney Barnard, Ole Miss, 58.94

HIGH JUMP 1. (TIE) Carmia Carroll, Ole Miss, 5-6 (1.68) 7. (TIE) Francis Vital, Ole Miss, 5-0 (1.52)

LONG JUMP 1. Cachet Murray, Ole Miss, 19-4 1/4 (5.90) 2. Amber Bledsoe, Ole Miss, 18-2 (5.54) 10. Carmia Carroll, Ole Miss, 16-2 3/4 (4.95) 14. Francis Vital, Ole Miss, 14-10 1/4 (4.53)

TRIPLE JUMP 1. Francis Vital, Ole Miss, 36-9 1/2 (11.21) 3. Carmia Carroll, Ole Miss, 36-2 (11.02)

200-METER DASH 1. Kimberly Mulkey, Ole Miss, 24.78 2. Cachet Murray, Ole Miss, 24.98 4. Kenyata Coleman, Ole Miss, 25.24 5. Sirdonea Davis, Ole Miss, 25.52 6. Amber Bledsoe, Ole Miss, 25.55 7. Kadeshia Fortune, Ole Miss, 25.68

WEIGHT THROW 4. Crystal Stewart, Ole Miss, 52-1 1/4 (15.88) 7. Kristi Stillwell, Ole Miss, 49-8 1/4 (15.14) 10. Susan Legatova, Ole Miss, 34-3 1/2 (10.45) 11. Marlee Kevech, Ole Miss, 27-1 (8.25)

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