T&F Wins 14 More Events at UTSA
March 19, 2017

Final Results

The Boilermakers won 14 more events Saturday on the final day of the UTSA Invitational. The women won the meet with 170.5 points, while the men were runner-up with 168 points.

Eric Blackman had a career day in the high jump. After having an indoor best of 2.11 meters (6-11.00), Blackman opened his season on a high note. First, he cleared 2.14m (7-0.25) on his third attempt to give him his Purdue best. Then, he cleared his all-time best of 2.18m (7-1.75), again on his third attempt. The mark is currently the best in the country and ranks ninth in school history. Janae’ Moffitt was in the women’s high jump and was a winner.

Anaquan Peterson was a winner in the triple jump with the No. 1 mark in the country. He bounded 15.82m (51-10.75), which was a stadium and meet record.

Savannah Roberson won the 100m hurdles with a personal record time of 13.57 seconds. Her mark ranks eighth in school history. Shantyra Delaney was second in the event. She finished with a time of 13.63 seconds. Justin Veteto was a winner in the 110m hurdles. He opened his season with a time of 14.26 seconds.

Chloe Abbott had a great start to her outdoor career. She opened with the 400m dash, where she won with a time of 53.64 seconds. That time ranks sixth in school history. Then, she competed in the 200m dash. She finished third with a time of 23.86 seconds. That time is tied for seventh in school history. Jahneya Mitchell was runner-up in the 400m dash. She opened her outdoor career at Purdue with a time of 54.38 seconds. Sekayi Bracey was fourth in the 200m dash and second for Purdue. She finished with a time of 23.98 seconds. That time ranks ninth in school history. With the addition of Abbott and Bracey to the 200m top-10 list, the Boilermakers have seven of the 10 fastest 200m dashers in program history on the current roster.

Bracey also had her best day as a Boilermaker in the long jump. She opened her outdoor career with a runner-up finish with a leap of 5.82m (19-1.25).

Symone Black had a strong open in the 400m hurdles. She opened her season with a time of 57.71 seconds, which is currently the top time in the country. Obokhare Ikpefan was a winner in the men’s 400m hurdles. He ran a time of 51.58 seconds, which is currently third in the NCAA.

Kinard Rolle won the men’s 200m dash. He posted a time of 21.39 seconds. Gerald McGee was fifth in the event with a time of 21.75 seconds. McGee’s big day started with the long jump. He leapt a career-best 7.57m (24-10.00), which ranks seventh in school history, to win. His mark is currently the third best in the NCAA this season.

Micaela Hazlewood was runner-up in the women’s discus. She had a solid open with a best mark of 52.82m (173-4). She was one centimeter behind the winner.

The women’s 4x400m relay team was victorious. The team of Black, Mitchell, Abbott and Samara Miller ran a time of 3:40.48 to win by a second and a half. The men’s 4x400m relay team also won. The team of Shawndail McLaren, Rolle, Justin Veteto and Ikpefan ran a time of 3:13.44 two win by two and a half seconds.

Susan Hubbard won the women’s 800m run. She posted a time of 2:13.74. Ethan Hoeft won the men’s 1,500m run. He posted a time of 3:57.17, which is the best of his career.

The Boilermakers have a week off after training at UTSA for five days. The team will next be in action at the Texas Relays beginning Wednesday, March 29.




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