April 20, 2011
Name: Michael Johnson Classic
Date: Saturday, April 23
Location: Hart-Patterson Track Complex - Waco, Texas
AUSTIN, Texas - The No. 11 Texas Men's Track and Field team resumes its outdoor campaign at the Michael Johnson Classic in Waco, Texas.
DUAL-SPORT ATHLETES IN THE 4x100
Marquise Goodwin and D.J. Monroe, who also star on the football gridiron, will be running the third and fourth legs of the Texas 4x100-meter relay. The relay of Alex Williams, Trevante Rhodes, Goodwin and Monroe currently ranks as the sixth-fastest in the nation this season with a time of 39.29.
STEWART'S SHORT HURDLES RECORDS
Sophomore Keiron Stewart set the school record in the 110-meter hurdles at the Texas-Arkansas-UCLA tri meet with a personal-best time of 13.44, breaking Derek Spears' previous record set at the 1996 NCAA Championships. Stewart now owns the indoor and outdoor short hurdles records at UT after setting the school record in the 60-meter hurdles during the indoor season.
Sophomore thrower Hayden Baillio tossed an outdoor best April 16 at the Mt. SAC Relays. The two-time All-American posted a mark of 62-5.25 (19.03m), the fourth-best mark in the nation this season.
DECATHLETES REACH NEW HEIGHTS
Texas decathletes Isaac Murphy and Kenny Greaves competed in their first decathlons of the season at the Texas Relays. Murphy posted personal bests in eight of the 10 events, while Greaves achieved seven bests in the 10-event gauntlet. Freshman Jake Wohlford completed the first decathlon of his career, clocking the event's best time in the 110-meter hurdles.
TEXAS TOP 10
In the indoor season, the Longhorns earned a 10th-place finish at the NCAA Championships to close the 2011 campaign. The Longhorns tallied 17 points behind scoring efforts from Marquise Goodwin, Keiron Stewart, Hayden Baillio and Jacob Thormaehlen.
100 Meters - Marquise Goodwin, Mark Jackson, D.J. Monroe, Trevante Rhodes, Alex Williams
200 Meters - Trevante Rhodes
400 Meters - Dereck Dreyer, Danzell Fortson, Aaron Kelley, Andre Thomas
800 Meters - Michael Quercia, Kevin Rayes
1,500 Meters - Leon Dean, Logan Gonzales, CJ Jessett, Brian Rhodes-Devey, Brock Simmons, Kirk Wilkinson
5,000 Meters - Habben Berhane, Bradley Lowry, Phil Wood
110-Meter Hurdles - Kenny Greaves, Isaac Murphy, Keiron Stewart, Jake Wohlford
400-Meter Hurdles - Josh Brudnick, Keiron Stewart, Jake Wohlford
3,000-Meter Steeplechase - Collin Smith
4x100-Meter Relay - Texas `A' (Alex Williams, Trevante Rhodes, Marquise Goodwin, D.J. Monroe)
4x440-Yard Relay - Texas `A' (Andre Thomas, Isaac Murphy, Keiron Stewart, Danzell Fortson), Texas `B' (Dereck Dreyer, Jake Wohlford, Kenny Greaves, Michael Quercia)
High Jump - Jamal Wilson
Pole Vault - Kenny Greaves, Mark Thomas
Long Jump - Mark Jackson, Isaac Murphy, Emerson Sanders
Triple Jump - Jarard Bruner
Shot Put - Hayden Baillio, Brandon Drenon, Jacob Thormaehlen
Discus - Hayden Baillio, Brandon Drenon, Kenny Greaves, Isaac Murphy, Jacob Thormaehlen
Hammer - Jacob Thormaehlen
Javelin - John Trucilla