Yusuf Muhammad Leads @LATechTandF on First Day of Texas Relays



March 28, 2014


AUSTIN, Texas - Louisiana Tech hurdler Yusuf Muhammad led LA Tech late Thursday with an 11th-place finish in the 400m hurdles as action opened up at the 87th Annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in Austin.

Muhammad ran 52.74 to place 11th, one spot behind TCU’s Lavon Collins and less than 0.3 seconds from qualifying for the finals. His time currently ranks fourth in Conference USA and 18th in the nation.

On the women’s side Taneka Henderson ran 1:02.32 in the 400m hurdles to place 38th overall. Her time also ranks fourth in Conference USA.

Action at the Texas Relays continues Friday afternoon.

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