Track & Field Loads Up On Finalists At Texas Relays

by Aaron Hyder | Assistant Communications Director
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Track & Field Loads Up On Finalists At Texas Relays

Austin, Texas  –  Seven LSU track and field athletes qualified for Saturday’s finals on day two of the Texas Relays at Mike A. Myers Stadium. Saturday is lined up to be an extra competitive day at the 93rd running of the Texas Relays.

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LSU advanced four out of its five women’s hurdlers to the finals of the 100 meter hurdles on Friday. Tonea Marshall led the way with 12.87, and the trio of Milan Young (13.07w), Alia Armstrong (13.16/PR), and Brittley Humphrey (13.23) advanced as well; all four women won their respective heats.

In the men’s 110 meter hurdles, Damion Thomas ran a very smooth season opener with a windy time of 13.53 to win his heat and advance. Eric Edwards Jr. won his heat as well with a time of 13.80 and will line up in the Saturday’s finals alongside Thomas at 2:25 p.m. CT.

In the field events, Amber Hart registered the best throw of her outdoor career in the shot put with a throw of 49′ 2.25″ (14.99 meters) to take sixth place and move into the No. 6 slot in the LSU record book. Rayvon Grey opened up with a long jump of 25′ 5.50″ to place sixth in the ‘A’ section of that event, and fellow senior Mercy Abire Matanmi leaped out to a mark of 20′ 11.75″ (6.39 meters) to place seventh in the women’s long jump. Freshman Ji’eem Bullock competed in the ‘B’ section of the men’s long jump and PR’d with a mark of 25′ 0.75″ (7.64 meters) to finish second in that flight.

The final track qualifiers from Friday were Thelma Davies and Charles Lewis in the 100 meters. Davies won her heat with a time of 11.33w, while Lewis advanced by winning his heat with a time of 10.51w.

The final day of the Texas Relays will take place on Saturday at Mike A. Myers Stadium. A full list of LSU competitors can be viewed below. The Longhorn Network will televise the meet starting at 2 p.m. CT on Saturday.

Other Friday Results
Kenny Odinet III – 16′ 8.75″ (5.10 meters) – 7th Place
Leah Phillips – 100m Hurdles – 13.49 – 19th Place
Arthur Price III – 110m Hurdles – 14.13 – 15th Place
Ariyonna Augustine – 100 Meters – 11.48 – 13th Place
Symone Mason – 100 Meters – 11.38 – 8th Place
Dorian Camel – 100 Meters – 10.40 – 19th

Saturday’s Schedule (All Times CT)
Amber Hart – Discus – 10 a.m.
Abigail O’Donoghue – High Jump – 10:30 a.m.
Kyndal McKnight – Triple Jump – 11 a.m.
Lisa Gunnarsson – Pole Vault – 2 p.m.
Mens’ 4x100m Relay – 2 p.m.
Women’s 4x100m Relay – 2:03 p.m.
Tonea Marshall – 100m Hurdles – 2:15 p.m.
Milan Young – 100m Hurdles – 2:15 p.m.
Alia Armstrong – 100m Hurdles – 2:15 p.m.
Brittley Humphrey – 100m Hurdles – 2:15 p.m.
Eric Edwards Jr. – 110m Hurdles – 2:25 p.m.
Damion Thomas – 110m Hurdles – 2:25 p.m.
Thelma Davies – 100m Dash – 2:35 p.m.
Charles Lewis – 100m Dash – 2:41 p.m.
Katy-Ann McDonald – 800 Meters – 2:50 p.m.
Lorena Rangel Batres – 800 Meters – 2:50 p.m.
Davis Bove – 800 Meters – 2:55 p.m.
Eric Coston – 800 Meters – 2:55 p.m.
Sean Dixon-Bodie – Triple Jump – 3 p.m.
Christian Miller – Triple Jump – 3 p.m.
Amber Anning – 400 Meters – 3:15 p.m.
Kiya Oviosun – 400 Meters – 3:15 p.m.
Sean ‘Squirrel’ Burrell – 400 Meters – 3:23 p.m.
Brittley Humphrey – 400m Hurdles – 3:35 p.m.
Milan Young – 400m Hurdles – 3:35 p.m.
Leah Phillips – 400m Hurdles – 3:35 p.m.
Jurnee Woodward – 400m Hurdles – 3:35 p.m.
Thelma Davies – 200 Meters – 3:55 p.m.
Terrance Laird – 200 Meters – 4:05 p.m.
Akanni Hislop – 200 Meters – 4:05 p.m.
Women’s 4x400m Relay – 5 p.m.
Men’s 4x400m Relay – 5:15 p.m.