Rams Women and Men Track Team Out the Gate Running
Monday Feb, 25 2013
On Saturday, the Huston-Tillotson women and men track team competed very well at the Trinity University Open. Both teams were very impressive in all events. The women’s 4 x 100 meter team of Candace Dotson, Sara Mackey, Montranique Smith, and Onyeoma Okerke placed first with a time of 48.84. Onyeoma also won the women’s triple jump with a jump of 11.57m. Ravoshia Whaley ran a 59.46 for second place in the 400 meter and a 2:19 in the 800 meters.
In the 1,600 meter relay, the team of Brittany Perales, Ravoshia Whaley, Montranique Smith, and Zakeria Chism came in third. Morghan Jones was second in the women’s 100-meter hurdles. Simone Sawyer was second in the women’s shot put and also fifth in the discus. Peyton Garrett ran 1:58.39 in 800 meter relay and on the men’s 4×400 meter team, Chris McConnell, Peyton Garrett, Brandon Semien, Kemon Wright came in first place. Shot putter Datrick Edwards came in third place. Men’s discus Jeffrey Jones came in sixth place. Men’s javelin thrower Ross Kelley came in second place with a throw of 54.96 meters behind ex-Olympian Tom Engwall.
The next meet will be Texas A&M in Commerce, Commerce, TX on March 2nd.