Ole Miss Track And Field Sets Three School Records At Tyson Invitational

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. Lady Rebel junior jumper Brittney Reese set a new school record in the indoor long jump with a mark of 22-04.25 Friday afternoon to highlight Ole Miss’ competition in day one of the Tyson Invitational hosted by the University of Arkansas.  

 

Reese surpasses the previous indoor long jump school record of 21-09.50 which she set a year ago at the SEC Indoor Championships.  Her current long jump mark she set Friday is the best in the NCAA this season, the best mark in the United States for any athlete and the ninth best mark in the world. 

 

In addition to Reese’s school record and individual championship, sophomore Davina Orieukwu turned in a ninth place showing in the weight throw with a distance of 56-10.75.  Orieukwu went on to set a new indoor school record in the shot put Saturday with a distance of 48-10.25, surpassing her previous mark of 43-6.0 she set a season ago. 

 

The men’s side featured three Rebels who finished in the top 10, highlighted by junior Kyle Lewis’ second place finish in the 5000 meters with a personal best time of 14:41.78.  Fellow junior Karl Kosman recorded a seventh place finish in the pole vault with a mark of 14-11.00.  Wale Odetunde rounded out the Rebel trio in the top 10 with his ninth place finish in the long jump championship with a mark of 24-04.25. 

 

Reese continued her strong showing during the second day of the invitational as she recorded a second place finish in the high jump championship with a mark of 5-11.50. 

 

Day two also saw the Lady Rebels record two NCAA provisional marks starting with senior Kasey McDaniel’s qualifying mark of 8.43 in the 60 meter hurdles en route to a 15th place finish.  The Lady Rebels also posted an NCAA provisional mark in the 4x400 meter relay with a new indoor school record time of 3:38.19 to finish in second place. 

 

On the men’s side, sophomore Edin Pasalic turned in a seventh place showing in the 800 meters championships with a time of 1:54.44.  Lewis recorded a new personal best time, his second personal best mark of the weekend, in the 3000 meters with a mark of 8:22.72 en route to a third place finish in the event.  Junior James Maloney also collected a top 10 finish as he earned an eighth place showing in the weight throw with a distance of 61-05.75. 

 

Ole Miss returns to action Feb. 29-Mar. 2 when the Rebels take part in the SEC Indoor Championships from Fayetteville, Ark., hosted by the University of Arkansas

 

AGATE
WOMEN:

 

200 Meters

25. LaJada Baldwin 24.23

 

800 Meters

31. Kirby Patterson 2:17.11

39. Julie Little 2:19.93

44. Lindsay Doucett 2:22.57

47. Allison Kneip 2:30.68

 

1 Mile Run

34. Julie Little 5:18.53

 

60 Meter Hurdles

15. Kasey McDaniel 8.43

 

4x400 Meter Relay

2. Ole Miss A’ 3:38.19

 

High Jump Championship

2. Brittney Reese 5-11.50

11. Carmia Carroll 5-06.00

 

Long Jump

25. Rachel Jenkins 18-01.50

 

Shot Put

19. Davina Orieukwu 48-10.25

30. Juliana Smith 44-05.25

45. Betty Williams 38-09.00

 

Weight Throw

9. Davina Orieukwu 56-10.75

 

Long Jump Championship

1. Brittney Reese 22-04.25

 

MEN:

 

200 Meters

27. Rickie Bratton 21.69

44. Joe Walker 22.14

45. Anka Autman 22.17

59. Jacob Farmer 22.32

 

800 Meters

38. Ty Gillespie 2:02.76

 

800 Meters Championship

7. Edin Pasalic 1:54.44

 

1 Mile Run

34. Gabriel Ngwiri 4:33.21

 

3000 Meters

3. Kyle Lewis 8:22.72

 

5000 Meters

2. Kyle Lewis 14:41.78

 

4x400 Meter Relay

7. Ole Miss A’ 3:14.19

 

Pole Vault

7. Karl Kosman 14-11.00

 

Weight Throw

8. James Maloney 61-05.75

 

Long Jump Championship

9. Wale Odetunde 24-04.25

Ole Miss Gear
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Blog
    • Chadwick's Top Moments: No. 12

      Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - Men's Tennis

      With Billy Chadwick's last  regular season in the books, the Rebels seem to be peeking and hoping to make a final postseason run for the legendary head coach.  Corresponding with such, we are also getting down to our final stretch... read more

    • Chadwick: 'We Control Our Destiny'

      Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - Men's Tennis

      One spot in the ITA national rankings can make all the difference.  Last season, San Diego, ranked No. 44 in the country, earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, while crosstown rival, San Diego State, ranked No. 45, was... read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (April 7-13)

      Monday, April 14, 2014 - Baseball

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewApril 7-13, 2014Baseball- Ole Miss improved to 29-9 on the season and 9-6 in Southeastern Conference play after a pair of nonconference wins over Memphis and Murray State in the midweek and a series win... read more

    • Offense Sets Season Highs To Clinch Series

      Sunday, April 13, 2014 - Baseball

      Coming off a disappointing 6-5 loss in 10 innings Saturday, Ole Miss bounced back with a dominant 12-2 win Sunday to take the weekend series against Mississippi State in Starkville. At the plate, the Rebels set season high for runs... read more

    • Pitching, Defense Key Rebels To Win

      Friday, April 11, 2014 - Baseball

      Ole Miss struck early with five runs over the first four innings, which Chris Ellis and Wyatt Short made hold up in a 6-1 win over Mississippi State Friday night at Dudy Noble Field. The leadoff man for Mississippi State... read more

    • Rebels Prepared For Possible Record Crowds

      Friday, April 11, 2014 - Baseball

      Riding a six-game win streak, Ole Miss travels to face Mississippi State in a three-game weekend series as part of Super Bulldog Weekend, which also includes Saturday's Maroon-White spring football game. Mississippi State has averaged 7,700 fans at Dudy Noble... read more

    • VIDEO: The Legend Of Billy Chadwick

      Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Men's Tennis

      read more

    • The Season: Ole Miss Men's Tennis

      Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Men's Tennis

      read more

    • VIDEO: Mike Bianco

      Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Baseball

      Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco recaps Wednesday's 8-5 win over Murray State and previews the upcoming three-game series at Mississippi State starting Friday at 6:30 p.m.... read more

    • VIDEO: Ole Miss-Murray State Highlights

      Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Baseball

      read more

    • Allen, Orvis Lead Barrage In Win Over Memphis

      Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - Baseball

      The Ole Miss offense exploded for nine runs on 14 hits in a 9-1 win over Memphis at AutoZone Park. The barrage included five multi-hit games and a season-high seven extra-base hits, including home runs by Will Allen and Sikes... read more

    • Chadwick's Top Moments: No. 13

      Monday, April 7, 2014 - Men's Tennis

      We begin this week with No. 13 and entering the 2002 season for the Ole Miss tennis team.  The Southeastern Conference implemented a new setup, dividing the conference into two divisions - SEC East and SEC West.  This moment... read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (March 31-April 6)

      Monday, April 7, 2014 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewMarch 31-April 6, 2014Baseball- Ole Miss picked up its second sweep in SEC play with three wins over the Auburn Tigers this past weekend, including a doubleheader sweep Saturday.- Left-handed pitcher Christian Trent posted a... read more

    • VIDEO: Ole Miss-Auburn Highlights

      Saturday, April 5, 2014 - Baseball

       Game One HighlightsGame Two Highlights... read more

    • Laxer Caps Great Day On The Mound For Rebels

      Saturday, April 5, 2014 - Baseball

      Ole Miss held Auburn scoreless for 22 straight innings, from the seventh inning of the series opener Friday through the sixth inning of the series finale Saturday, but the weekend sweep remained in doubt in the eighth inning of the... read more