Freshman John Teeters shatters the school record to move on to Friday's semifinal, while junior Katherine Camp advances to 800-meter semifinal
Seven men, four women will head to Austin, Texas, to compete in national event
Chase Sammons wins two events for the Golden Hurricane, while John Teeters, Andrew Heyes and Katherine Camp when running events
The Golden Hurricane will have five runners compete at the prestigious track meet
April 15, 2013, Issue #32
2011-12: (Indoor) Participated in five meets . . . finished ninth at the C-USA Championship in the weight throw with a mark of 15.17m . . . also placed 11th in the shot put at the league meet with a school-record throw of 15.63m . . . finished second at the KSU Invitational in the shot put with a mark of 15.51m . . . best mark in the weight throw was a school-record toss of 15.42m at the Meyo Invitational . . . (Outdoor) Competed at the NCAA West Preliminary in the discus, placing 34th with a mark of 51.11m (167-08) . . . won the Conference USA Championship in the discus with a mark of 51.06m . . . named to the all-C-USA First Team in the event . . . also placed seventh at the league meet in the shot put with a season-best mark of 16.02m, which was the second-best distance recorded in school history . . . finished 10th in the hammer at the C-USA Championship (43.69m) . . . recorded a season-best discus throw of 53.24m to win the event at the Dean Pryor Invitational, which was the second-best mark in school history.
High School: Lettered all four years in track and field at Edmond Memorial High School . . . member of the track team that finished runner up at the 6A State Championship senior year . . . won an individual state title senior year . . . named all-state, all-region, All-Mid-State, All-Big City and All-Edmond senior year . . . high school coach was Chris Lowrey.
Personal: Major is undecided . . . son of David and Diane Sammons . . . has four older siblings - Heather, Summer, Monica and Myles . . . born on December 9, 1992.
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