College Track & Field

Photo: Pedrya Seymour

The biggest news was being made at the Fred Wilt Invitational at the University of Purdue. Where the University of the Bahamas send a 14 member team and was impressed with Ken Mulling setting a new Bahamian national record in the Heptathlon winning four of the seven events for a total of  5.059 points smashing the 2014 mark of 4141 set by Demond Major.

Mingoes had a good showing; Avery Thompson 2nd in the 60 hurdles in 8.11. Yurick Dean was 4th in the flat 60 in 6.97 seconds and 4th in the 200 in 22.71 seconds. Purdue’s Tamar Greene was 2nd in the triple jump 49-11. Carmisha Cox 2nd in the Deuce 24.11.

Razorback Invitational in Arkansas, Laquan Nairan leaped  25-10 for the 2nd in the long jump.  Texas Tech saw Texas Pedrya Seymour crossing the line 3rd in the 60 in 8.22 seconds, she had run 8.18 in the preliminaries at Indiana relays Jyles Ettiene 3rd in the high jump with a clearance of 6-8 1/4. penn State National Invitational Keana Albury took the 60 in 7.37 seconds and 200 in 23.92 seconds.




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