Jordan Patrick in Second Midway through Decathlon at Leon Johnson NSU Invitational

April 8, 2016

Results

NATCHITOCHES, La. - Halfway through the decathlon competition at the Leon Johnson NSU Invitational hosted by Northwestern State in Natchitoches, Louisiana Tech's Jordan Patrick is in second place as the first day of competition came to a close Friday evening.

Patrick has scored 3,245 points through five of the 10 events that encompass the decathlon. The redshirt freshman begins the final five events Saturday at 9 a.m.

Blair Bennett placed sixth in the women's discus throw with a mark of 118-2 (36.03m) while Morgan Keesee followed her in seventh, throwing 116-9 (35.60m). On the men's side, Tristan Maughan threw the discus137-4 (41.86m) to place sixth.

Jarrett Samuels placed sixth in the men's long jump with a mark of 23-11 (7.29m) Friday while Tamario Lattin was 10th, jumping 22-9.25 (6.94m).

In the women's long jump Laticia Watson, recent recipient of the Conference USA Spirit of Service Award, finished third with a jump of 18-8.5 (5.70m) while Dominique Lewis jumped 17-9.75 (5.43m) to place fifth. Watson also ran 25.46 in the 200m to finish sixth.

Action at the Leon Johnson NSU Invitational resumes Saturday with the decathlon starting at 9 a.m., field events beginning at 11 a.m. and running events starting at 1 p.m.

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