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    No. 6 Razorbacks Win Tyson Invitational

    9:35 PM, Feb 16, 2014   |    comments
    (Courtesy: Walt Beazely)
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    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - The No. 6 Razorbacks won the Tyson Invitational at Randal Tyson Track Center on Saturday in their final indoor home meet of the season.

    The distance medley relay team of Keri McClary, Victoria Feole, Paige Johnston and Jessica Kamilos earned a second-place finish with a time of 11:20.20, the second-best time for the Razorbacks this season.
    Diana Harper, Regine Williams, Chrishuna Williams and Brianna Swinton teamed up for the final event of the day, the 4x400 relay. The quartet finished in 3:34.70, recording the fastest time this season for the Razorbacks and a fifth-place finish. 

    Leigha Brown set a personal record on Saturday, clearing the 5-9.75 mark in her second attempt for a third-place finish. It was the freshman's second PR of the weekend. On Friday, Brown recorded a personal best in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.93. Emilie Gray cleared the 5-5.75 mark for a fourth-place finish, while Alex Gouchenour came in fifth with a mark of 5-3.75. Also in the field events, Tamara Myers won the triple jump with a mark of 42-8, her second-best mark of the season.

    The women totaled 58.5 points over the weekend for a first-place finish over No. 1 Texas who finished second at the meet with 52 points. It marks the second time this season Arkansas has taken down the top-ranked Longhorns.
    The women will take a weekend off of competition before gearing up for the Southeastern Conference Championships February 27-March 1 in College Station, Texas

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