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JONESBORO, Ark. (2/8/19) – The Arkansas State Track & Field teams got a final tune-up before the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championships with the ASU Scarlett and Black Invitational held Friday afternoon at First National Bank Arena.

A-State had a strong performance on the day and garnered 20 event titles (nine on the men’s side and 11 on the women’s side), while compiling a total of 72 top-five finishes.

Caitland Smith took home top honors in the 200 meter dash by running the fourth fastest time in program history at 24.09. Kerra Williams took home the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.26, while also grabbing top honors in the 55 meter hurdles with a finish of 8.57. Pauline Meyer clocked a time of 5:01.66 in the mile, sixth best in school history, while Andrea Perez rounded out the day in the running events with a time of 2:22.27 for top honors in the 800 meter.

In the field events on the women’s side Grace Flowers had a toss of 17.77 meters in the weight throw, a mark that stands fourth best in school history, while Evangelynn Harris turned in the sixth throw in school history with a toss of 14.79 meters in the shot put. Sydney Lane earned high honors in the high jump (1.71 meters), while Sarah Michael won the pole vault (3.68 meters), Osereme Erewele won the long jump (5.64 meters) and Johnaya Givens won the triple jump (12.00 meters).

On the men’s sideJermie Walker won the 200 meter dash with a spring of 21.82, while Jacob Oury earned the top spot in the 800 meter run with a run of 1:55.87. Seth Waters won the mile run with a time of 4:17.23, while Ke’Von Holder took home the top prize in the 55-meter hurled with a time of 7.49

In the field events Tiaan Steenkamp won the high jump (2.06m), while Carter Shell earned bragging rights in the long jump with a mark of 7.31 meters. Courtney Thomas finished with a mark of 14.43 meters in the triple jump for top honors, whole Eron Carter won the shot put with a throw of 16.06 meters.

The Red Wolves will compete next at the Sun Belt Conference Championships in Birmingham, Ala., Feb. 18-19.

For the latest on the A-State track and field, log onto the team’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/AStateTrackAndField or follow the team on Twitter or Instagram at @AStateTrack. 

ASU Scarlet and Black Invitational
First National Bank Arena | Jonesboro, Ark.

Men
55m Dash:
3. Chris Hill – 6.57, 4. Christopher Carter – 6.63, 7. Coleton Clifft – 6.81; 1. Christopher Carter – 6.59 (prelims), 4. Chris Hill – 6.63 (prelims), 6. Coleton Clifft – 6.79 (prelims)
200m Dash: 1. Jermie Walker – 21.82, 2. Christopher Carter – 22.42, 3. D’Kari Smith – 22.44, 7. Daidren Davis – 23.17
400m Dash: 5. K’Den Fortune-Johnson – 51.85
800m Run: 1. Jacob Oury – 1:55.87, 2. Alejandro Vargas – 1:56.59, 4. Darrian Lockett – 1:58.40, 5. Garrett Becker – 1:59.77, 7. Cody Weldon – 2:00.97, 8. Sean Adams – 2:02.46, 9. John Carder – 2:02.88
Mile Run:
1. Seth Waters – 4:17.23, 2. John Carder – 4:24.72, 3. Jallah Galimah – 4:26.80, 4. Owen Habeger – 4:27.02
3000m Run: 4. Stuart Nickell – 9:31.97
5000m Run: None
10000m Run: None
55m Hurdles: 1. Ke’Von Holder – 7.49 (finals), 2. Amari James – 7.57 (finals); 1. Amari James – 7.80 (prelims) 2. Ke’Von Holder – 7.84 (prelims)
4x400m Relay: 1. Arkansas State ‘A’ – 3:23.02, 2. Arkansas State ‘B’ – 3:27.24, 3. Arkansas State ‘C’ – 3:28.30
4x800m Relay: None
High Jump: 1. Tiaan Steenkamp – 2.06m/6-9, 2. Frank Massey – 1.96m/6-5.
Pole Vault: 2. Michael Carr – 5.07m/16-7.5, 4. Matthew Keown – 4.66m/15-3.5, 5. Hayden Hampton – 4.21m/13-9.75
Long Jump: 1. Carter Shell – 7.31m/23-11.75, 2. Courtney Thomas – 7.19m/23-7.25
Triple Jump: 1. Courtney Thomas – 14.43m/47-4.25
Shot Put: 1. Eron Carter – 16.06m/52-8.25, 2. Jermaine Anderson – 15.44m/50-8.
Weight Throw: 3. Jermanine Anderson – 14.36m/47-1, 4. Eron Carter- 12.07m/39-7.

Women
55m Dash:
1. Kerra Williams – 7.26 (finals), 3. Mikayla Jordan – 7.70 (finals); 1. Kerra Williams – 7.36 (prelims), 3. Osereme Erewele – 7.58 (prelims), 4. Mikayla Jordan – 7.64 (prelims)
200m Dash: 1. Caitland Smith – 24.09 (ranks 4th in program history), 2. Jonae Cook – 25.38, 3. Briana Hardiman – 26.02, 4. Mikayla Jordan – 26.61
400m Dash: 6. Jadyn Lewis – 1:03.15
800m Run: 1. Andrea Perez – 2:22.27, 3. Sammy Brainard – 2:26.04, 5. Kayla Wade – 2:26.52, 6. JeLyn Tatum – 2:26.83, 7. Madison Grimm – 2:27.92
Mile Run: 1. Pauline Meyer – 5:01.56 (6th best in program history), 2. Sophia Oury – 5:08.86, 3. Madison Grimm – 5:15.63, 4. Sophie Leathers – 5:26.80, 5. Elizabeth Gillette – 5:27.78, 6. McKenzie Cornell – 5:27.97, 7. Jessica Weiss – 5:33.07, 8. Julia Brenner – 5:34-02, 9. Megan Adams – 5:35.28
3000m Run: None
5000m Run: None
10000m Run: None
55m Hurdles: 1. Kerra Williams – 8.57, 2. Imani Udoumana – 8.64
4x400m Relay: 1. Arkansas State ‘A’ – 4:04.23, 2. Arkansas State ‘C’ – 4:04.30, 4. Arkansas State ‘D’ – 4:33.86
4x800m Relay: None
High Jump: 1. Sydney Lane – 1.71m/5-7.25, 2. Emma Nwofor – 1.63m/5-4.25, 3. Nada Buntic – 1.63m/5-4.25, 4. Megan Knowling – 1.58m/5-2.25, 5. Camryn Newton-Smith – 1.58m/5-2.25, 6. Allie Hensley – 1.53m/5-0.25, 7. Canaan Richardson – 1.43m/4-8.25
Pole Vault: 1. Sarah Michael – 3.68m/12-0.75, 2. Lauren Smith – 3.23m/10-7, 3. Jordan Miles – 2.93m/9-7.25
Long Jump: 1. Osereme Erewele – 5.64m/18-6, 2. Briana Hardiman – 5.52m/18-1.5, 3. Johnaya Givens – 5.48m/17-11.75
Triple Jump: 1. Johnaya Givens – 12.00m/39-4.5 (ranks 10th in program history), 2. Imani Udoumana – 11.77m/38-7.5, 3. Megan Knowling – 11.37m/37-3.75, 4, Monika Ahonen – 11.07m/36-4.
Shot Put: 2. Evangelynn Harris – 14.79/48-6.25 (ranks 6th in program history), 3. Grace Flowers – 12.97m/42-6.75, 5. Hannah Higgins – 11.77m/38-7.75, 6. Babette Vandeput – 11.70m/38-4.75
Weight Throw: 1. Grace Flowers – 17.77m/58-3 (ranks 4th in program history), 3. Evangelynn Harris – 15.88m/52-1 (ranks 10th in program history), 5. Babette Vandeput – 13.68m/44-10, 6. Hannah Higgins – 13.49m/44-3.

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