Sooners start in NYC, continue in Lubbock - Soonersports.com

NEW YORK CITY – The OU track and field teams wrapped up the first competition day on the Dr. Sander Invitational / Columbia Challenge and the second day of action at the Texas Tech Classic and Multis on Friday. The Sooners competed 23 student athletes on day one at The Armory in New York City. First year Kristo Simulask finished the heptathlon and second year Abby Bilsbury took part in the pole vault at the Texas Tech Classic. Freshman Madison Langley-Walker placed Thursday as seventh overall in the pentathlon in Lubbock, Texas.

In New York, second-year student Langdon Williams stressed the day with his indoor personal best score of 24-1.5 (7.35m) and earned second place in the men's long jump. Three other Sooners also finished in the top 10 of that event: senior Greg Vann jumped 23-1.75 (7.05m) for the sixth place, freshman Golden Eke jumped 22-11.25 (6.99m) for the seventh and junior Jackson Webb finished as tenth at 22-4.5 (6.82 m).

In the women's kick, junior Meia Gordon also placed a top five position and threw 52-11 (16.13 m) into fourth place. Sophomore Lauren Jones was 12th with a pitch of 45-2.5 (13.78m) and first year student Faith Ette came 43-10.75 (13.38m) together to reach 14th place.

The Sooners sent three to the final in the 60-meter dashboard of the men and 60-meter hurdles. Junior Bryce Douglas crossed the line in 8.07 to continue to the hordinal finals, where he finished eighth. Juniors Joseph Sheffield and Jackson Webb took the sixth and seventh place with respective times of 6.84 and 6.87 in the 60-meter dash finals.

In the distance medley relay for men, the Sooners saw a top five place with a solid performance in third place. First year Luke George and Zac Martin, second year Ackeen Colley and junior Heath Warren came together and finished in 9: 42.44.

Oklahoma & # 39; s day wrapped in the long jump of the ladies and the shot man's shot. Senior Hailey Patterson took the eighth place in the long jump, with a jump of 18-0.5 (5.5 m). In the shot put second year Cooper Campbell placed third with a pitch of 58.6.75 (17.85m), while junior Bradley Daboub threw a throw with 56-4.5 (17.18m) for fourth place.

Meanwhile, more than 1600 km away in Lubbock, Texas, Simulask finished first in the seven-pole pole vault and the second in the heptathlon at 60 meters hurdles on the way to a general second place in the heptathlon with 5.506 points. The brand places Simulask third on the OU list with the best performance. Bilsbury reached 11th place and cleared 11-6.5 (3.52 m) in the woman's pole vault B. In Thursday's pentathlon, freshman Madison Langley-Walker placed seventh place overall with a total score of 3,532, a series that equates her with a fifth place in the program history of the event.

Five more Sooners play tomorrow in the pole vault of the Texas Tech Classic and Multis, and the event is scheduled at 11.30 in the morning on CT.

The Dr. Sander Invitational / Columbia Challenge continues tomorrow with the Sooners who returns to action with the 3K of the women at 9 o'clock in the morning. A variety of sprints and distance contests are scheduled for day two, and Sooners will compete 15 student-athletes in weight shots and triple jumps.

DR. SANDER INVITATIONAL / COLUMBIA CHALLENGE DAY TWO INFORMATION
Saturday, January 26
Live results:
AthleticLIVE
Heat Sheets:
Link
Location: The arsenal; New York City

TEXAS TECH CLASSIC AND MULTIS DAY THREE INFORMATION
Saturday, January 26
Live results:
PTTiming
Heat Sheets:
PDF
Location: Sports Performance Center; Lubbock, Texas

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