Over the weekend, Kentucky Track and Field competed at the University of Texas-San Antonio Challenge Invitational. They finished with 10 event wins on Saturday, pushing their total to 12 for the entire meet. The women finished with an overall total of 168.5, while the men finished with 122.5, good enough for 2nd overall. Here is a complete breakdown of the weekend:
- On Friday, Raymond Dykstra won the javelin throw with a distance of 252 feet, one inch. Also, Rebecca Famurewa won the hammer throw, with a distance of 196’07.”
- Kentucky dominated the women’s discuss, claiming 3 top finishes in the event. Madison Jacobs placed first with a distance of 181-feet 10 inches/ 55.43m. Rebecca Famurewa placed 2nd with a distance of 172 feet 4 inches/ 52.53m. Placing 3rd in the event was Adriana Brown, who had a distance of 160 feet 5 inches/ 48.9m.
- The women also dominated in the long jump, with Wildcats finishing 1-2 in the event. Kenyattia Hackworth placed 1st with a distance of 20’10.75.” Sha’Keela Saunders finished 2nd, with a distance of 20’2.5.”
- Continuing their domination, the women finished 1-2 in the 400m. Jasmine Mitchell finished 1st with a time of 53.59. Second was Angelica Whaley with a time of 54.13. Also, the women went 1-2 in the 2k steeplechase, with Caroline McCaslin and Katy Kunc winning respectively.
- Michelle McKinney won the 1,500m with a time of 4:47.96.
- Michael Patterson Jr. won the men’s triple with a distance of 50-feet/15.24m.
- Robert Sandlin finished 1st in the 1,500m with a time of 3:49.26.