April 5, 2008
AUSTIN Sophomore Ashley Bryant improved on her regional qualifying mark in the discus on Friday to lead the University of Houston track and field team through the third day of the 81st Annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at the Mike A. Myers Soccer and Track Stadium in Austin.
Bryant finished with a season-best of 49.70m (163-01), currently the third longest mark in Conference USA competition this season.
Senior Steve Magness finished in second place in the men's 1500-meter run with a clocking of 3:51.41. The time is currently the third fastest posted in C-USA this year.
Sprinters junior Seun Adigun and senior Tremaine Smith made their outdoor season debuts for the Cougars. Adigun posted the third fastest time in Conference with a mark of 14.29 in the 100-meter hurdles. In the 100-meter dash, Smith finished with a time of 10.80, notching the third-best mark in Conference competition.
Freshmen Kalyn Floyd and Christi Jones also competed in the 100-meter dash. Floyd finished with a time of 12.29, while Jones posted a time of 12.46.
Sophomore Brittani Williams posted a mark of 42.54m (139-07) in the javelin, while junior Dayo Ogunniyi cleared 5.68m (18-07.75) in the long jump.
Also competing in the jumps for Houston was Caresir Hamilton
. Hamilton leaped 11.91m (39-01.00) in the triple jump.
The Cougars will wrap up competition at the 2008 Texas Relays on Saturday. The college competition will resume at 11 a.m. with the men's high jump and the women's javelin. Running events are scheduled to begin at 12:15 p.m. with the 400-meter hurdles.
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