April 26, 2011
Name: The Penn Relays
Date: Thursday, April 28 – Saturday, April 30
Location: Franklin Field, Philadelphia, Pa.
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Live Results: www.flashresults.com
AUSTIN, Texas – The No. 6 Men’s Track and Field team travels to Philadelphia, Pa. April 28 – April 30 to take part in the Penn Relays.
A LOOK AT THE RANKINGS
After a strong performance at the Michael Johnson Classic, the Texas men jumped to No. 6 in the USTFCCCA National Computer Rankings after being ranked 11th last week.
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 season-best 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 throw of 62-5.25 (19.03m), the fifth-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. Murphy currently has the nation’s eighth-highest decathlon point total of the season.
TEXAS TOP 10
Capping the 2011 indoor season, the Longhorns earned a 10th-place finish at the NCAA Championships. The Texas men tallied 17 points behind scoring efforts from Marquise Goodwin, Keiron Stewart, Hayden Baillio and Jacob Thormaehlen
TEXAS ENTRIES (Tentative)
100 Meters – D.J. Monroe, Trevante Rhodes, Alex Williams
Mile Run Olympic Development - Patrick McGregor
5,000 Meters Olympic Development – Brock Simmons
110-Meter Hurdles – Keiron Stewart, Jake Wohlford
400-Meter Hurdles Championship – Jake Wohlford
4x100-Meter Relay – Texas ‘A’
4x400-Meter Relay – Texas ‘A’
4xMile Relay Championship of America – Texas ‘A’
Long Jump Championship – Marquise Goodwin
Long Jump College – Mark Jackson
Triple Jump Championship – Mark Jackson, Jamal Wilson
High Jump Championship – Jamal Wilson
Pole Vault Championship – Kenny Greaves
Pole Vault College – Isaac Murphy, Mark Thomas
Shot Put Championship – Hayden Baillio, Brandon Drenon, Jacob Thormaehlen
Discus Championship – Brandon Drenon
Discus College – Hayden Baillio, Jacob Thormaehlen
Hammer Throw College – Jacob Thormaehlen
Javelin Throw College – John Trucilla