Jan. 12, 2011
Name: Arkansas Dual Meet
Location: Randal Tyson Track Center, Fayetteville, Ark.
Date: Friday, Jan. 14 (The weight throw will be contested on Thursday at 6 p.m.
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TEXAS AND ARKANSAS DUAL
The No. 15 Longhorns will face off against the No. 13 Arkansas Razorbacks in a Dual Meet this Friday, Jan. 14 in Arkansas. The two squads are marking the second-straight year of competing in dual meets against each other. During the indoor season a year ago, the Longhorns won seven events including two each by Hayden Baillio and Marquise Goodwin but ultimately fell to the Razorbacks 88-81. In the outdoor campaign, Texas hosted Arkansas where the Longhorns won 14 of the day's 19 events to win the meet 122-76.
Texas enters the 2011 indoor season ranked 15th in the nation according to the preseason USTFCCCA NCAA Division I National Team Computer Rankings.
THROWERS OVER 60
The Longhorns return five athletes that received All-America honors in 2010. Sophomore Marquise Goodwin returns a year after winning the 2010 outdoor long jump and also being named indoor All-American. Sophomore Keiron Stewart earned All-America honors in the 110-meter hurdles, sophomore Hayden Baillio was an outdoor All-American with a sixth-place finish at the NCAA meet while seniors Danzell Fortson and Logan Gonzales return from the 2010 distance medley relay team that finished eighth at the NCAA Indoor Championships. The Longhorns will also receive contributions from All-American transfer Alex Williams who helped Kentucky's 4x100-meter relay team to a berth at the NCAA Championships in 2010.
The trio of sophomore Hayden Baillio
, senior Brandon Drenon
and junior Jacob Thormaehlen
return a year after all three threw the shot put over 60 feet during the indoor season. Each Longhorn earned All-Big 12 honors last season.
FRESHMAN JACKSON'S ACCOLADES
Freshman Mark Jackson begins his UT career after being named 2010 Texas Track & Field Coaches Association (TTFCA) Male Athlete of the Year and Austin American-Statesman Prep Athlete of the Year. Jackson won both the long jump (23-5.75) and triple jump (49-8.75) at the UIL State Championships as a senior after having won the state title in the triple jump as a junior (49-10.75).
60 Meters - Marquise Goodwin, D.J. Monroe, Trevante Rhodes, Alex Williams
200 Meters - Dereck Dreyer, Trevante Rhodes, Alex Williams
400 Meters - Dereck Dreyer, Danzell Fortson, Andre Thomas
800 Meters - Michael Quercia, Kirk Wilkinson
1,000 Meters - Logan Gonzales, Patrick McGregor, Kevin Rayes
Mile - Habben Berhane, Ryan Dohner, CJ Jessett, John McNamara
3,000 Meters - Leon Dean, Brian Rhodes-Devey
60-Meter Hurdles - Kenny Greaves, Isaac Murphy, Keiron Stewart, Jake Wohlford
4x400 Meter Relay - Texas `A' (Stewart, Fortson, Thomas, Dreyer), Texas `B' (Murphy, Wohlford, McGregor, Jackson)
Distance Medley Relay - Texas 'A' (Gonzales, Jessett, McGregor, McNamara, Berhane, Dohner, Quercia)
High Jump - Kenny Greaves, Jamal Wilson
Pole Vault - Kenny Greaves, Isaac Murphy, Mark Thomas, Casey Wicker
Long Jump - Mark Jackson, Jake Wohlford
Triple Jump - Jarard Bruner, Mark Jackson
Shot Put - Hayden Baillio, Brandon Drenon, Jacob Thormaehlen
Weight Throw - Hayden Baillio, Jacob Thormaehlen