Day One of LSC Championships Highlighted by Four Medalists

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LUBBOCK – Tarleton track and field finished up day one of the two-day Lone Star Conference Indoor Championships with 25 top-10 finishes, four medals, four NCAA provisional marks, and two new program records.

The women’s distance medley relay secured a first place medal with a time of 12:33.36. The team included Taylor Richards, Kylee Ponder, Jenna Brazeal, and Haley Dennard. The men’s distance medley relay team placed second with a time of 10:16.97. The team consisted of Quenten Lasseter, Colton Troutman, Michael Simcho, and Kevin Baez. Alan Palmer placed third in the long jump with a measurement of 7.33 (24-0.75) and Emily Castleberry placed third in the pentathlon with a score of 3262 to round out the medalist for Tarleton.

Palmer secured two PV marks in the long jump and high jump events. In the long jump, Palmer surpassed the PV mark of 7.13 and broke the previous school record of 7.17 (23-6.25). Palmer set the previous long jump record at the Texas Tech Corky Classic in January. In the high jump, the sophomore placed fourth with a measurement of 2.04 (6-8.25). The provisional mark for that event is set at 2.04.

Mikel Stone broke the program record and surpassed the provisional mark in the 200m dash. Stone ran a 21.63, breaking the previous record of 21.75 and passing the PV mark of 21.69. The previous record was set by Gilson Umunnakwe in 2016.

Anterius Brown hit his second provisional mark of the season in the 400m. Brown ran a 48.02, surpassing the PV mark of 48.51.

Jenna Brazeal was the top individual performer for the women’s team. The freshman finished first in round one of the 800m with a time of 2:19.14. Brown’s performance in the 400m was the top individual placement for the men’s team. 

In the track events, the Texans had 16 top 10 finishers, eight females and nine male runners. Six women and two men finished in the top 10 of the field events on Friday.

After day one, the Texan women are stand at third with 34 points, while the men are ranked fifth with 19 points. Day two of the meet will begin at 11:00 a.m. with the shot put and triple jump.


Full Tarleton Results

Women’s Events

Pentathlon
3. Emily Castleberry – 3262
4. Kamrynn Schiller – 3257
5. Chandee Bachmeyer – 3220
12. Jill Johnson – 2362

Long Jump
4. Jasmine McQuirter – 5.61 (18-5)
9. Nakia Dunn – 5.47 (17-11.5)

60m Hurdles – Round 1
14. Lauren Franklin – 10.08

400m – Round 1
5. Kylee Ponder – 57.17
8. Jordan Anglin – 57.48
10. Alessa King – 58.58
15. Annie Stevenson – 1:00.97

Weight Throw
9. Jeneka Jackson – 14.29 (46-10.75)

60m – Round 1
4. Jasmine McQuirter – 7.65

800m – Round 1
1. Jenna Brazeal – 2:19.14
5. Haley Dennard – 2:20.10

5000m
5. Imani Williams – 18:20.45

Distance Medley
1. Taylor Richards, Kylee Ponder, Jenna Brazeal, Haley Dennard – 12:33.36


Men’s Events

Weight Throw
16. Oscar Rodriguez – 12.20 (40-0.5)

Long Jump
3. Alan Palmer – 7.33 (24-0.75)
11. Jalen Brooks – 6.73 (22-1)

60m Hurdles – Round 1
6. Cornelius Coleman – 8.32
11. Sullivan Sanders – 8.50
16. Joey Ortiz – 8.78
19. Ikechi Iromuanya – 10.27

400m – Round 1
1. Anterius Brown – 48.02 
7. Brandon McKissick – 48.79
10. Colton Troutman – 49.30
18. Zachary Martinez – 50.40

60m – Round 1
9. Jamel Anderson – 6.92
17. Hayden Dibble – 7.04
19. Cornell Sayles – 7.07

800m – Round 1
4. Michael Simcho – 1:55.04
13. Jesus Mata – 1:58.19
14. Bailey Smotek – 1:58.35

High Jump
4. Alan Palmer – 2.04 (6-8.25)

5000m
14. Nicholas Mosqueda – 16:04.44

200m – Round 1
6. Mikel Stone – 21.63
10. Jamel Anderson – 21.80

Distance Medley
2. Quenten Lasseter, Colton Troutman, Michael Simcho, Kevin Baez – 10:16.97


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