Relay Team Takes First at Texas Relays
March 30, 2014
Austin, Texas – The women’s 4x400m relay concluded Saturday on a high note posting a gold medal finish at Texas Relays.
The lineup featured two freshmen, with Aiyanna Stiverne, and Florence Uwakwe along with transfer Anna-Kay James, and senior captain Janice Jackson. The squad crossed the finish line with a season-best time of 3:35.90 finishing first in the finals.
The team’s performance ranks 10th nationally and fourth in program history.
Janice Jackson also competed in the 110m hurdles final where she placed fifth with a time of 13.05 and a wind of 2.1
Turning to the men’s team, Cosmas Boit competed in the mile run. The freshman recorded a time of 4:05.84 finishing fifth overall.
The Miners wrapped up of the final day of competition at Texas Relays with the men’s 4x200m relay and 4x400m relay.
The Orange and Blue also placed eighth overall in the men’s 4x400m relay with a time of 3:09.79. The team consisted of Carnell Horn, A-Shawni Mitchell, Daniel Tarango, and Abiola Onakoya. Their showing currently ranks them 18th in the nation.