April 27, 2014
SAN MARCOS, Texas - Trey Hadnot set a pair of personal record times and Danielle Zenon recorded a pair of second place finishes in the jumps as Louisiana Tech wrapped up the regular season at the Bobcat Classic in San Marcos late Saturday night.
Hadnot won the 200m with a time of 20.43, marking the fourth-fastest time in school history and a mark that ranks eighth in the country this year, second in Conference USA. The senior had over a 0.2 second buffer over UT Arlington’s Clayton Vaughn in the win. Freshman Jermey Hicks ran a season-best time of 20.93 to finish sixth.
A Ruston, Louisiana native, Hadnot also ran a career-best time in the 100m as his mark of 10.36 placed him fifth in the meet. Junior Jarvis Gotch followed in eighth place, running 10.43.
Danielle Zenon was second in both the long and triple jumps as she jumped 39-11.5 (12.18m) in the triple jump with a career-best mark and 18-11.75 (5.78m) in the long jump. In the triple jump, Zenon was followed by Jamelia Johnson’s 38-11.5 (11.87m) mark that placed her fifth while Denisha Henix jumped 38-2.25 (11.64m) to finish seventh.
Kim Francis ran a personal best time of 11.62 in the 100m dash to finish fourth while Victoria Wade followed in fifth place with a career top time of 11.66. Wade also ran a personal record time of 23.73 in the 200m dash to finish sixth, one spot behind teammate LaQuanda James who finished fifth with a personal record time of 23.71
Aldresha Bailey added to the personal records set list on Saturday as her 400m time of 54.92 marked the first time she has ran a sub 55-second 400m, placing her second in the meet. Taneka Henderson also ran a personal best time in the 400m as she finished fourth, running 55.91.
A personal record was set in the men’s 400m as well as Jaquvis Hart ran 48.33 to finish sixth.
Devin Henderson finished fifth in the long jump with a mark of 22-11.75 (7.00m) while Adairius Barnes made his first outdoor appearance of the year in the triple jump, placing eighth with a jump of 46-5.25. Barnes missed most of the outdoor season as the two-sport student-athlete was in spring football drills.
The 2014 Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships are next up for LA Tech, set for May 15-18 in Houston, Texas as Rice plays host to the postseason event.
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