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Sammons Sets Two School Records At Arkansas Spring Invitational

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March 30, 2013


Sophomore Chase Sammons shattered school records in the discus and shot put to highlight action for the Tulsa track and field team during the Arkansas Spring Invitational on Saturday at John McDonnell Field.

Sammons won the discus with a record-breaking throw of 177 feet, 7 inches and was one of five TU athletes to win crowns at the invitational. Sammons also finished second in the shot put with a program-best heave of 59 feet.

The Golden Hurricane 4x100 meter relay squad of senior Matt Davis, freshman John Teeters, senior Julian Frazier and freshman Bryce Robinson also set a school record of 40.67 en route to a second-place showing.

Tulsa went 1-2 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, as junior Emmett Cookson won the event with a time of 9:26.38. Senior James Keilbarth claimed second in 9:28.60.

The Hurricane also went 1-2 in the 3,000-meters, as freshman Adam Palamar claimed the event in 8:20.86, while junior Danny Thater was second in 8:22.03.

Freshman Simon Greiner won the 1,500-meter run crossing the line in 3:54.24.

Teeters was third in the 100-meter dash in 10.51, which marks the fifth fastest time in school history.

Frazier earned a fifth-place showing in the 200-meter dash in 21.56, which was also the fifth fastest time in program history.

The final win of the day came on the women’s side, as senior Erin Huddleston won the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 11:09.36.



Senior Caroline Schuster was fifth and 10th, respectively in the 200 and 100 meter dashes. In the 200, she earned a time of 24.51, while she had a 100-meter dash time of 12.13.

Junior Audrey Jean-Baptiste was eight in the 200-meter dash (24.72) and 11th in the 100-meter dash (12.24).

Tulsa will have next week off before heading up to the Nebraska Quad on April 13.

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Arkansas Spring Invitational

March 29-30, 2013

John McDonnell Field

Men’s Results

100 Meters

3 John Teeters 10.51

23 Tyler Stroth 11.71

200 Meters

5 Julian Frazier 21.46

11 Andrew Jameson 21.93

400 Meters

9 Matt Davis 48.38

1500 Meters

1 Simon Greiner 3:54.24

12 David Annett 4:00.93

13 Dennis Hodapp 4:01.47

16 Aaron Thornburg 4:03.13

1500 Meters Seeded

5 Tim Rackers 3:52.64

7 Paulo Pinheiro 3:53.14

11 Marc Scott 3:58.61

3000 Meters

1 Adam Palamar 8:20.86

2 Danny Thater 8:22.03

110 Meter Hurdles

20 Alex Sementelli 15:40

3000 Meter Steeplechase

1 Emmett Cookson 9:26.38

2 James Keilbarth 9:28.60

4x100 Meter Relay

2 Matt Davis, John Teeters, Julian Frazier, Bryce Robinson 40.67 

Long Jump

20 Colt Johnson 5.97m (19-7)

Shot Put

2 Chase Sammons 17.99m (59-0)

11 Alex Lybarger 14.24m (46-8)


1 Chase Sammons 54.14m (177-7)

18 Alex Lybarger 37.20m (122-0)

Hammer Throw

15 Alex Lybarger 46.72m (153-3)

Women’s Results

100 Meters

10 Caroline Schuster 12.13

11 Audrey Jean-Baptiste         12.24

200 Meters

5 Caroline Schuster 24.51

8 Audrey Jean-Baptiste 24.72

31 Alex Lyons 26.15

42 Carolin Imhof 26.74

400 Meters

7 Katherine Camp 57.13

800 Meters Seeded

9 Melanie Hughes 2:18.02

1500 Meter Seeded

5 Brandi Krieg 4:38.72

8 Natasha Cockram     4:44.56

9 Lauren Collette 4:44.78

1500 Meter

3 Olivia Lopez 4:47.36

6 Josie Wilcox 4:49.71 

3000 Meter

24 Larissa Erickson 10:53.51

29 Tricity Andrew 10:55.68

100 Meter Hurdles

18 Carolin Imhof 14.74

3000 Meter Steeplechase

1 Erin Huddleston 11:09.36