Reese, Rebels Excel At LSU Alumni Gold



BATON ROUGE, La. Sophomore All-American Britney Reese continued her domination in the long jump as she won her fourth title in four outdoor chances with a mark of 21-09.00. It was a career best mark for SEC Indoor long jump champion and tied Tisha Parker’s school record set in 2000. It is also the second best mark in the nation this season behind Rhonda Watkins, of UCLA.


“Britney had a great jump,” said Ole Miss head coach Joe Walker. “We had great weather and great competition, and she rose to the occasion. I think she can still get better.”


Reese also recorded a NCAA regional qualifying mark with a jump of 5-08.75 to finish fourth in the high jump. The mark tied her season best. Junior Carmia Carroll also posted a mark of 5-08.75 to finish third in the high jump. The mark was a season best for Carroll and just off her career-best mark of 5-9.25. Carroll also recorded a NCAA regional qualifying mark of 40-06.25 in the triple jump.


“Carmia also had an outstanding meet,” said Walker. “She earned a NCAA regional qualifying marks in the high jump and triple jump. That is big for us as a team.”


All-American John Yarbrough won the 110-meter hurdles in a season-best time of 13.69. Yarbrough’s time is a NCAA qualifying mark and the third fastest in the nation this season.


“John really ran a great race,” said Walker. “He had some great competition and was able to win. That’s what you what to see.”


Junior Rickie Bratton won the 200 meters in a time of 20.83. It was a career-best time for Bratton and a NCAA regional qualifying time. Bratton had previously qualified in the 200 meters.


Sophomore Derek McGuire turned in a season-best toss of 57-04.25 to finish second in the men’s shot put. It was a NCAA regional qualifying mark for McGuire, who had previously qualified.


Kenyata Coleman, Kadeshia Fortune, Kim Mulkey and Cachet Murray won the women’s 4x100-meter relay in a season best time of 44.62. The quartet had previously recorded a NCAA regional qualifying mark.


Coleman also posted another NCAA regional qualifying mark in the 400 meters with a career-best time of 52.83. The time is the second fastest in school history behind Angelia Clay’s mark of 52.49 in 1996.


Freshman Davina Orieukwu finished third in the women’s shot put with a mark of 45-07.75. Orieukwu’s mark is second all-time in school history behind Monique McClure mark of 46-03.25 set in 2001.


Next up, Ole Miss travels to Des Moines, Iowa for the Drake Relays beginning April 27.




Men’s Results


100 Meters

6. Rickie Bratton 10.56

10. Anka Autman 10.77

21. John Yarbrough 10.88


200 Meters

1. Rickie Bratton 20.83 R

18. Anka Autman 21.72



400 Meters

10. Rodney Lockhart 47.37

28. Mark Noland 48.84


800 Meters

6. Devin Darnall 1:52.87

11. Edin Pasalic 1:5404

17. Gabriel Ngwiri 1:54.64

20. Barnabas Kirui 1:56.05


1500 Meters

4. Barnabas Kirui 3:47.93

6. Gabriel Ngwiri 3:50.63


5000 Meters

5. Kyle Lewis 15:02.58


110-Meter Hurdles

1. John Yarbrough 13.69 R

10. Justin Gunn 14.88


4x400-Meter Relay

8. Ole Miss - 3:14.15


Long Jump

6. Charles Bailey 23-11.00

12. Adewale Odetunde 22-10.50

13. Justin Gunn 22-09.25


Triple Jump

9. Adewale Odetunde 46-06.00

12. Justin Gunn 46-02.00


Hammer Throw

11. Paul Coselli 151-03

12. Geoffrey Fromm 151-02



8. Derek McGuire 160-09

14. James Maloney 143-07


Shot Put

2. Derek McGuire 57-04.25 R

14. Paul Coselli 48-11.00


Pole Vault

12. Bryce Willen 15-03.00


Women’s’ Results

100 Meters

12. Kadeshia Fortune 11.93

14. Cachet Murray 11.99

16. Kim Mulkey 12.02

29. Amber Bledsoe 12.55


200 Meters

15. Kenyata Coleman 24.22

18. Kim Mulkey 24.55


400 Meters

5. Kenyata Coleman 52.83 R

11. Britney Barnard 56.16

18. Sirdonea Davis 57.61


800 Meters

7. Kirby Patterson 2:16.02


4x100-Meter Relay

3. Ole Miss 44.62 R


4x400-Meter Relay

4. Ole Miss 3:40.72 R

100-Meter Hurdles

15. Francis Vital 14.67


400-Meter Hurdles

5. Jasmine Dacus 1:01.88


Long Jump

1. Britney Reese 21-09.00

12. Amber Bledsoe 19-05.50

13. Cachet Murray 19-04.25


High Jump

3. Carmia Carroll 5-08.75 R

4. Britney Reese 5-08.75 R

12. Francis Vital 5-01.00


Triple Jump

5. Carmia Carroll 40-06.25 R

7. Britney Reese 39-07.75


Hammer Throw

6. Crystal Stewart 162-05

11. Davina Orieukwu 144-09

Pole Vault

14. Taylor Warden 9-10.00



12. Davina Orieukwu 127-08

14. Crystal Stewart 122-08


Shot Put

3. Davina Orieukwu 45-07.75

11. Crystal Stewart 40-10.25



8. Marlee Kevech 141-03

16. Susan Legatova 128-05

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