Men’s Track Brings Home 3 Titles In 2021 Outdoor Season Opener

The Texas men’s team captured three individual titles in its 2021 outdoor opener at Rice University on Tuesday afternoon.

Participating in a true outdoor meet for the first time since the 2019 SWAC Championships, the didn’t take long to shake the dust off as they won three individual titles and had several top-four finishes.

┬áJavan Martin won the 100 meters (11.07) while Kenneth White won the 400 in a time of 49.14. Teammate Eric Prier placed third in a time of 50.10 followed by Tyrell Simms’ 50.49. Brandon Washington finished fourth in the 800 (1:56.07) while Efrain Lira and Jose Gonzalez placed 3-4 in the 5,000-meter run with times of 15:20.5 and 15:26.4, respectively. Karon Bain placed fourth in the 110-hurdles followed by a second-place performance from Bryan Clarke in the 400-meter hurdles. ’s mile relay of Prier, Simms, White and Washington placed second as they ran 3:14.88.

In the field, Christian Lewis won the with a length of 13.27 meters while Kenneth Pree placed second in the long jump as he marked 7.36 meters.

TSU is back in action next week as they’ll return home for the 69th annual TSU Relays at Durley Stadium on Saturday, March 20.



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