March 27, 2014
Bobcat Invitational Results | Texas Relays Results
NACOGDOCHES, Texas – A busy week of action for the Stephen F. Austin track and field teams got underway Thursday at the Texas Relays and Bobcat Invitational.
At the Texas Relays, Cameron Meyer opened the day with a mark of 5.05 meters (16-6.75) to finish in a tie for fifth in Section B of the university/college division of the pole vault.
On the track for SFA at the Texas Relays, Josh Taylor continued running well after posting a new personal record last week. This week he ran, 51.48 seconds to advance through the preliminaries of the 400 meter hurdles. He finished second in his heat to earn the bid to the next round. For the women on Thursday, Stephanie White ran 1:04.31 to finish 54th.
Another group was in action for SFA at the Bobcat Invitational in field events.
Madison Johnston finished 17th for the women in the discus with a throw of 42.09 meters (138-01). La’Tricia Griffin was 22nd, Jessica Spelling took 25th and Shelby Gresham finished 33rd.
For the men, Lucas Akins claimed eighth in the discus with his toss of 49.67 meters (162-11).
The ‘Jacks will be back in action on Friday at three different meets. A number of sprinters will take to the track at the Texas Relays along with a handful of athletes in field events. It will be a busy day for SFA’s distance runners on Friday at the Lopez Bayou Classic at Rice, and a full day is on the slate at the Bobcat Invitational with it being a team scored meet.
Fans can keep up with all the action with live results provided online at each host school’s website. The Longhorn Network also will be broadcasting much of the action at the Texas Relays. Check your local listings for availability.