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The ULM men and women’s track and field teams travelled down I-20 to compete at the Jim Mize Invitational Wednesday night at Louisiana Tech. The Warhawks showed out on their rival’s campus as they came home with multiple high placing finishes.
Emile Trahan won the 100-meter race with a time of 10.99, edging out teammate Semaj Lewis who finished third.
Lebrun Nelson won the men’s triple jump with a 14.86-meter mark. Rodney Harrison fell short of first, finishing with a 1.83 meter jump to take second. Dahndre Washington also added a third place finish for the Warhawks in the long jump.
The men in maroon weren’t the only ones dominating though as Kourtni Russell also won the 100-meter women’s hurdles with a 15.31 time.
The women’s team also flew past the competition in the long jump. Adriunna Brown won the event with a 5.71-meter mark, and Micaiah Dendy took second.
While all the first and second place finishes in track were nice the Warhawks were ecstatic about the success they found in the field events.
Alexis Gordon won the discus with her 46.43-meter throw, while Kylee Ogden finished third in the pole vault.
Devyn Hosby fell just short of the win in the 200-meter race, and Austin Walker finished third for the men’s in the same event.
Kennedy Smith and Kaitlin Fleming ran for second and third in the women’s 1500-meter race.
The 400-meter hurdles featured Warhawks taking second through fifth place. Zach Kilpatrick lead the way with a 55.21 time, followed by Andre’ Phillips for third.
The track and field teams will travel to Houston, Texas where they will participate in the Victor Lopez Classic on Friday, March 24.