Men’s Track Martin, 4×100-Meter Relay Claim Titles At Prairie View Relays

The Texas Southern men’s team had a busy weekend as they participated in both the Prairie View Relays and Victor Lopez Classic.

At the Prairie View Relays, which was held on the campus, ’s Javan Martin won the 100 in a time of 10.7 which is fifth-best in the SWAC while the 4×100-meter relay team of Karon Bain, Martin, Eric Prier and Kenneth White ran a season-low 41.46 to finish first. The mile relay team of Tyrel Simms, White, Prier and Brandon Washington placed second in a time of 3:16.8.

Several team members also participated at the Victor Lopez Classic, which was hosted by University.

Jose Gonzalez posted the SWAC’s second-fastest time as he placed sixth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Efrain also posted the SWAC’s number two time in the 1,500-meter run as he finished in a time of 3:59.01.

In the jumps, Kenneth Free – who currently holds the third-best mark in the SWAC – placed fourth overall in the long jump as he logged a jump of 23-8.75. Chadrick Williams finished fourth in the triple jump with a mark of 48-07.25 as he moved to No. 2 in the SWAC as a result.

The men’s team is back in action at the Baylor Invitational on Saturday.

Courtesy: TSUSports.com

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