The SFA Track and Field Team has two upcoming meets this week including the Heptathlon and Decathlon, and the Carl Knight Invitational Thursday through Saturday at Homer Bryce Stadium.
This past weekend, the team took home awards from the Texas Relays in Austin, with a record beaten.
Pole vaulter Branson Ellis reached a new personal record in Saturday’s festivities with a height of 5.45m (17- 10.5). Ashton Callahan also set a new personal best with a time of 10.54 seconds in the 100m-dash.
Performances by Ladyjacks included Madison Pecot placing second and Kaylee Bizzell placing 11thin the women’s pole vault. The women’s 4x800m team landed a spot on the podium with a third-place finish.
The team consisted of LaSean Davis, Caitlin Lennon, Allison Compass and Madison Compass. The Women’s Medley Team placed 11th.
The team consisted of Christina Hernandez, LaSean Davis, Bailey Kinney and Carolyn Evans.
In the Relays, there were notable performances by the Lumberjacks with the 4x400 team qualifying for the finals at sixth place. The team consisted of Antonio Ruiz, Isaiah Pittman, Drake Murphy and A.J. Bennett. The team finished in fifth place in the finals.
The 4x400m-relay team of Imani Nave, Aaliyah Teel, Dominique Jackson and Cayla Burch finished in eighth place with a time of 3:39.27 on the final day of the Texas Relays.
Both meets are at Homer Bryce Stadium on the campus of SFA with the Heptathlon and Decathlon on April 4 through 5, and The Carl Knight Invitational will be on April 5 and 6. The Heptathlon and Decathlon and The Carl Knight Invitational are open to the public as well as the throwing fields behind the fieldhouse.