Relays and Sprints Stand Out on Third Day of Texas Relays
April 9, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas - Louisiana Tech's men's sprint medley relay team and all-America athlete Chelsea Hayes stood out as Tech continued competition at the 84th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in Austin late Friday.
The men's sprint medley relay team of Trey Hadnot, Josh Goree, Justin Terry and Alwayne Green ran 3:22.06 to finish sixth overall marking the second-fastest time in school history. Green was a member of the sprint medley relay team that set the school record with a time of 3:20.85 at last year's Texas Relays.
The men's 4x100m relay ran 41.10 to finish 18th overall as the quartet of Dennis Richardson, Kevin Stewart, Goree and Hadnot finished third in their heat. Stewart ran 10.48 in the open 100m dash to place 18th while Richardson finished 19th with a time of 10.49.
All-America athlete Chelsea Hayes ran 11.45 in the 100m dash, tying for the third-fastest time in school history. Hayes, who is ranked second in the nation and fourth in the world this year in the long jump, recorded a mark of 19-10.25 in the top section of the long jump to finish 13th.
In the 100m hurdles Tiana Davis ran 13.63 to finish 16th while Kim Francis placed 26th with a time of 13.84. On the men's side in the 110m hurdles, Billy Ray Walker ran 14.28 to finish 17th while Kendall Hayes ran 14.54 to finish 23rd.
Larry Jones thew 163-4 in the discus to place 15th while finishing 10th in the shot put with a throw of 53-3. In the women's shot put, Micarra Vassell threw 42-1.5 to place 15th.
Action at the 84th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays concludes Saturday.
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