Feb. 11, 2013
Mark Jackson, Men's Track & Field
Mark Jackson posted two first place finishes at the Texas A&M Invitational in College Station, Texas. The junior registered the 10th-best mark in the nation in the triple jump with a season best of 15.86m (52-00.50). The jumper went on to claim the men's long jump with a leap of 7.35m (24-01.50), earning him the No. 46 spot in the nation in the event. Not only did Jackson receive national recognition with his performance this weekend but he also holds the top spots in Conference USA's performance list in both events.
Janice Jackson, Women's Track & Field
Janice Jackson sprinted out of the blocks at the Texas A&M Invitational in College Station, Texas. The junior posted a time of 8.33 in the 60m hurdles prelims earning the No. 1 in the finals. In the finals, Jackson clocked in a time of 8.29, barley missing her school record by one second. Jackson performance earned her the No. 17 spot in the nation in the 60m hurdles according to TFRRS.