LUBBOCK, Texas – Kimberly Williams won the women’s triple jump on day one of the Texas Tech Invitational, Friday (31 January) at the Sports Performance Complex.
Williams hop, skip and jump 14.11 metres for the victory. Cinnamon Stevenson of Texas A&M, 13.49m, took second place.
United States’ Olympic and World long jump gold medallist, Brittney Reese, won the women’s Olympic Development 60m dash in 7.32.
On the men’s side, another Jamaican in Clive Pullen finished third with 16.51m. The event went to Omar Craddock, 16.97m.
In the men’s 60m, Raheem Chambers false-started while Jhevaughn Matherson did not start. Jaylaan Mitchell of North Carolina A&T won the event in 6.57.
Chambers ran 6.59 and Matherson 6.65 in the semi-finals.
Twanisha Terry ran 7.19 to beat her USC teammate Lanae-Tava Thomas, 7.24, in the women’s 100m.
Jamaican Gabrielle McDonald, representing Texas Techn, finished fourth in the women’s 60m hurdles in 8.18s. Tiara McMinn of Miami won the event in 7.93.
Cayman Islands’ Jamal Walton finished second in the men’s 400m event. He ran 45.99s to finish behind Randolph Ross of North Carolina A&T, 45.44.
USC’s Bailey Lear topped the women’s 400m in 52.74 ahead of her teammate Kaelin Roberts, 53.24.
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