The University of Oklahoma track and field team hosted the John Jacobs Invitational this weekend, and despite intermittent light rain throughout their only home event of the outdoor season, the Sooners claimed 17 victories at John Jacobs Field.
The 24-event invitational showcased student-athletes from Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Grambling and Central Michigan.
OU women boasted wins in every race they competed on the track. The
Sooners won two of the five field events they participated in.
women’s four by 100 meter dash relay team was won by Cessily Jones,
Erin Jones, Alisa Jenkins and Georgina Tamez-Reyna in 46.17. Robin Ray
crossed the finish line of the 1500-meter run in 5:00.62.
Ebanga Arrey had a breakout day for the Sooners as she finished first
in both the 400-meter dash and 200-meter dash with a time of 58.11 and
25.70, respectively. while Erin Jones crossed the line in 11.82 seconds
to take gold in the women’s 100-meter dash. Fellow freshman, Georgina
Tamez-Reyna boasted a win in the women’s 100-meter hurdles with a time
The women also displayed a great outing in the field
events. Senior Karen Shrump took first place in the discus with a throw
of 49.82 meters. Kate Foster followed Shrump and placed second with a
throw of 48.97, while Jennifer Carmichael finished fourth at 45.90
meters. Alexandra Morgan and Sarah Tolson finished six and seventh with
throws of 45.62 meters and 44.25 meters, respectively.
hammer throw, redshirt freshman Sarah Tolson had a throw of 52.34 meters
to earn her third place overall and the top spot for OU. Brooke Garner
finished right behind Tolson at fourth with a throw of 51.94 meters as
Rylee Rackley finished fifth with 50.56 meters. Kate Foster placed sixth
with a throw of 50.43 meters.
In the women’s shot put event,
Sooner Avione Allgood took the gold with a throw of 15.07 meters and
Brooke Garner finished right behind her with a throw of 14.55 meters.
Whitney Johnson was the only other Sooner woman to compete in a field
event as she finished second in the long jump with a final distance of
The men’s team placed first in three of the four
races they competed in on the track and a second place finish in the
other. In the field events, OU claimed titles in all five events.
Tre’ Lathan crossed the line with a time of 14.11 seconds in the
hurdles to earn himself a first-place finish. Malcolm Wankel finished
third in the 400-meter dash and Jorian Damen came in right behind him in
fourth place. Freshman Daniel Mazar finished sixth.
Winfrey won the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 53.16, and Ethan Baker
boasted a time of 21.80 to take home the gold in the 200-meter dash.
boasted a great outing as well in the field events with individual
first place titles in all five events it competed in.
senior Holden Mitchell displayed a throw of 57.52 meters to take first
in the hammer throw while redshirt freshman Austin Perry finished behind
him in third place with a throw of 50.35 meters.
also competed in the men’s shot put where he finished first with a throw
of 17.80 meters. Behind him in second and third were Aaron Conrad and
Tyler Sergent with throws of 16.63 meters and 15.86 meters,
Kaelan Washington took first in the men’s long jump
with a jump of 6.96 meters, and teammate Deon Pinder finished third
with a jump of 6.57 meters.
The Sooners took first and second in
the men’s triple jump. Wayne Walls claimed first with a jump of 15.02
meters. Deon Pinder finished behind him in second with a jump of 14.43
meters. Landon Sharp was the only Sooner to place in the men’s high jump
and finished in first with a jump of 2.08 meters.
track and field team will return to competition next weekend to compete
at the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas as well as in Palo Alto, Calif. to
compete in the Stanford Invitational.
Women’s 4x100m Relay
1. Oklahoma (C. Jones, E. Jones, A. Jenkins, G. Tamez-Reyna), 46.17
Men’s 4x100m Relay
-- Oklahoma (R. Hendrix, K. Guillory, S. Jackson, A. Hall) DNF
Women’s 1500m Run
1. Robin Ray, R. Sr., 5:00.62
Women’s 100m Hurdles
1. Georgina Tamez-Reyna, Fr., 14.20
2. Alisa Jenkins, Jr., 14.57
Men’s 110m Hurdles
1. Tre’ Lathan, Sr., 14.11
3. Matt Wicks, Jr., 15.26
Women’s 400m Dash
1. Ebanga Arrey, Fr., 58.11
Men’s 400m Dash
3. Malcolm Wankel, So., 50.97
4. Jorian Damen, So., 51.63
6. Daniel Mazar, Fr., 52.11
Women’s 100m Dash
1. Erin Jones, Jr., 11.82
2. Cessily Jones, Fr., 11.94
Men’s 400m Hurdles
1. Nathaniel Winfrey, Sr., 53.16
Women’s 200m Dash
1. Ebanga Arrey, Fr., 25.70
Men’s 200m Dash
1. Ethan Baker, So., 21.80
1. Karen Shrump, Sr., 49.82m
2. Kate Foster, Fr., 48.97
4. Jennifer Carmichael, Fr., 45.90m
6. Alexandra Morgan, So., 45.62m
7. Sarah Tolson, Fr., 44.25m
Women’s Hammer Throw
3. Sarah Tolson, R. Fr., 52.34m
4. Brooke Garner, R. Fr., 51.94m
5. Rylee Rackley, R. So., 50.56m
6. Kate Foster, R. Fr., 50.43m
Men’s Hammer Throw
1. Holden Mitchell, R. Sr., 57.52m
3. Austin Perry, R. Fr., 50.35m
Women’s Shot Put
1. Avione Allgood, Fr., 15.07m
2. Brooke Garner, Fr., 14.55m
Men’s Shot Put
1. Austin Perry, Fr., 17.80m
2. Aaron Conrad, Sr., 16.63m
3. Tyler Sergent, So., 15.86m
Women’s Long Jump
2. Whitney Johnson, Sr., 5.24m
Men’s Long Jump
1. Kaelan Washington, Fr., 6.96m
3. Deon Pinder, Fr., 6.57m
Men’s High Jump
1. Landon Sharp, Jr., 2.08m
Men’s Triple Jump
1. Wayne Walls, Sr., 15.02
2. Deon Pinder, Fr., 14.43
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