Louisiana Tech 4x100m Relay Finishes Third in Impressive Fashion

April 24, 2010

DES MOINES, Iowa - Louisiana Tech had four events where they placed in the top five as competition concluded in track and field at the Drake Relays and Penn Relays on Saturday.

Antoinette Cobb, Quanisha Sales, Rakeisha Green and Chasidee Lewis-Baker teamed up to place third in the women's 4x100m relay with a season-best time of 44.83. The mark was also the fourth best in school history.

Cobb also joined Tiana Davis, Jesseka Jones and Kia Vance to place second in the women's 4x100m shuttle hurdles with a time of 54.71.

In the finals of the women's 100m hurdles, Jones placed eighth in a time of 13.98.

In the women's 4x400m relay, Monique Wright, Kamelia Story, Lashannda Worthy and Shante Benion ran a season-best time of 3:38.52 to finish sixth.

In the men's 110m hurdles, Billy Ray Walker finished fourth in a season-best time of 14.24.

In the two field events that Tech competed in at Drake on Saturday, Quatisha Williams finished 16th in the women's long jump (18'11.25") and Brittany Guy finished 17th in the women's triple jump (39'04").

At the Penn Relays, Justin Martin finished fourth in the men's javelin with a throw of 202'11". Larry Jones finished 14th in the event with a toss of 195'3".

Complete Louisiana Tech results from the Penn Relays and Drake Relays.
Penn Relays
Women's College Shot Put
12 Micarra Vassell 13.47m (44-2.5)



Women's College Discus
14 Micarra Vassell 41.22m (135-2)

Women's College Discus Championship
2 Phelecia Reynolds 51.88m (171-8) (Season Best)

Men's College Discus Championship
5 Larry Jones 52.52m (172-3)

Men's College DMR
18 Green, MaGaha, Morris, Wolfe 10:00.84 (PR)

Men's College Javelin
4 Justin Martin 61.86m (202-11)
14 Larry Jones 59.33m (195-3)

Drake Relays
Women's University 4x100m Relay
3 Shelton, Sales, Green, Lewis-Baker 45.71 (Prelims)
3 Cobb, Sales, Green, Lewis-Baker 44.83 (Finals) (Season Best) (4th best in Tech history)

Women's University/College 100m Hurdles
7 Jesseka Jones 13.92 (Tied PR) (Prelims)
8 Jesseka Jones 13.98 (Finals)

Women's University 4x200m Relay
3 Cobb, Sales, Wright, Shelton 1:36.44 (Season Best) (3rd best in Tech history)

Men's University/College 110M Hurdle
8 Billy Ray Walker 14.38 (Prelims)
4 Billy Ray Walker 14.24 (Finals) (Season Best)

Women's University 4x400m Relay
4 Story, Wright, Worthy, Benion 3:41.14 (Prelims)
6 Wright, Story, Worthy, Benion 3:38.52 (Finals) (Season Best)

Women's Long Jump
16 Quatisha Williams 5.77m (18-11.25)

Women's 4x100 Meter Shuttle Hurdle
2 Cobb, Davis, Jones, Vance 54.71 (Finals)

Men's University/College 400m Hurdles
20 Marcelles Atkinson 53.30 (Finals)

Women's Triple Jump
17 Brittany Guy 11.99m (39-04)


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