Rebels Primed For SEC Outdoor Championships

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Ricky Robertson (photo by Thomas Graning)
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May 14, 2014

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OXFORD, Miss. - The nation's top teams and some of the top athletes in the world will converge on Lexington, Kentucky this Thursday-Sunday for the 2014 Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

The 18th-ranked Ole Miss Rebels are one of nine top-25 nationally ranked men's teams in the conference, while there are eight top-25 women's teams in the SEC.

The SEC Outdoor Championships begin at 11 a.m. CT Thursday and continue at 11 a.m. Friday, 12 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. They are being held at the new Kentucky Track & Field Complex.

Live coverage of the meet will air on ESPN3.com on Saturday and Sunday. The coverage will air from 2:40-5:50 p.m. CT on Saturday and 12:50 -4:50 p.m. CT on Sunday, including the trophy presentations.

ESPNU will air the 2014 SEC Outdoor Championships as part of a two-hour show on Thursday, May 22 beginning at 7 p.m. CT. The broadcast talent includes Dwight Stones (play-by-play), Larry Rawson (analyst) and Lewis Johnson (reporter).

"This is one of the premier meets you'll find," said Ole Miss head coach Brian O'Neal. "The SEC has a lot of world leaders and top-five athletes in the world. The NCAA's elite are within this conference. What makes competing in this league such fun is that you get a chance to stack up against the best. As a competitor, that's all you ever want is to match up your best against someone else's best and not back down. We know this is the biggest challenge we'll face all season long. We expect our young men and young women to compete with pride."

The Rebel men are led by veterans Sam Kendricks and Ricky Robertson, with a big boost from newcomers Phillip Young, Sean Tobin, Jalen Miller, Robert Domanic, Nathan Loe and others.

Kendricks is the reigning NCAA outdoor champion and SEC indoor champion in the pole vault and currently ranks No. 1 in the NCAA and tied for second in the world with his clearance of 18-8.25 at the Texas Relays.

Robertson, a seven-time All-American, has won six SEC high jump titles (four indoor, two outdoor) in his illustrious career. He currently ranks second in the NCAA and 10th in the world with his mark of 7-6 at the Texas Relays.

Young, a transfer from Florida State, is tied for fourth nationally in the triple jump with a leap of 52-10.25 at the LSU Invitaitonal.

The Ole Miss women are led by senior Mary Ashton Nall and junior Kierra White, who both rank top 40 nationally in their events (heptathlon and long jump, respectively).

Outdoor school records have been broken this season by Tobin in the men's 1,500 meters (3:42.07), Loe in the men's hammer throw (210-3) and Mary Alex England in the women's 10,000 meters (34:48.66).

Below is a complete list of the top-ranked Rebels this outdoor season.

Name

Event

Time/Mark

World Rank

NCAA Rank

SEC Rank

Sam Kendricks

Pole Vault

18-8.25 (5.70m)

t1

1

1

Ricky Robertson

High Jump

7-6 (2.29m)

t10

2

1

Phillip Young

Triple Jump

52-10.25 (16.11m)

 

t4

2

Sean Tobin

800m

1:47.99

 

t14

8

Sean Tobin

1500m

3:42.07

 

17

1

Jalen Miller

100m

10.24

t58

t23

8

Ricky Robertson

Triple Jump

51-2.25 (15.60m)

 

t26

9

Nathan Loe

Hammer Throw

210-3 (64.08m)

 

26

8

Ole Miss

4x100m Relay

40.06

 

29

9

Ricky Robertson

Long Jump

25-0.75 (7.64m)

 

30

5

Ole Miss

4x400m Relay

3:08.38

 

31

8

Robert Semien

110m Hurdles

13.91

 

31

8

Phillip Young

Long Jump

24-9.75 (7.56m)

 

t44

8

Mike Granger

100m

10.34

 

t46

14

Malcolm Davis

Long Jump

24-7.75 (7.51m)

 

t54

9

Jalen Miller

200m

20.85

 

t57

16

Dameon Morgan

800m

1:49.50

 

t62

17

Holland Sherrer

800m

1:49.54

 

68

18

Robert Domanic

1500m

3:44.78

 

t71

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kierra White

Long Jump

20-6.25 (6.25m)

 

t25

7

Mary Ashton Nall

Heptathlon

5,278

 

39

6

Taryn Hartfield

100m Hurdles

13.69

 

t84

t19

Mary Alex England

10,000m

34:48.66

 

85

8

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