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Martin Wins 1,500 At John McDonnell Invitational

Senior Bill Martin won the 1,500 meter run at the John McDonnell Invitational Saturday.
Senior Bill Martin won the 1,500 meter run at the John McDonnell Invitational Saturday.
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April 21, 2012

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Senior Bill Martin won the 1,500 meter run to pace the Golden Hurricane track and field teams at the 2012 John McDonnell Invitational Saturday at John McDonnell Field.

Martin won the event in a personal-best time of 3:46.11. Sophomore Danny Thater finished fifth in the event in 3:46.74, and the top six finishers were all within .86 of each other.

Tulsa's 4x400m relay team finished third in 3:12.72. The team consisted of seniors Justin Smith and David Fitter, and juniors Julian Frazier and Matt Davis.

Frazier placed fourth in the 400m dash with a mark of 47.12, which was the second-best time in school history. Smith was sixth in the 200m dash in 21.55.

Sophomore Emmett Cookson was sixth in the 3,000m Steeplechase, and his time of 9:22.22 was fourth fastest in school history.

Freshman Chase Sammons was fourth in the discus (47.76m), fifth in the hammer (43.91m) and seventh in the shot put (15.40m).

Junior Sarah Macpherson posted the top result for the women, as she recorded a second-place finish in the 1,500m run. Her mark of 4:25.86 was the fourth best in school history.

Freshman Hartly Carlisle was fifth in the discus with a toss of in 43.16m. She also was seventh in the hammer throw with a mark of 41.58m, which was the fourth-best mark in school history.

Junior Done Vermaak finished seventh in the 800m with a personal-best mark of 2:10.77. Sophomore Katherine Camp was eighth in the 400m Hurdles with a time of 1:04.30.

Tulsa's 4x400m Relay team finished fifth in 3:47.74. The team consisted of Vermaak, senior Racquell Powell, junior Caroline Schuster and sophomore Audrey Jean-Baptiste.

The Golden Hurricane will travel to Des Moines, Iowa, on April 26-28 for the Drake Relays. Tulsa will also head to Wichita, Kan., April 28 for the Track-It Buster Invitational.

2012 John McDonnell Invitational
April 21, 2012 at Fayetteville, Ark.
(John McDonnell Field)

MEN'S RESULTS 200m Dash 6. Justin Smith - 21.55 13. David Fitter - 22.41

400m Dash 4. Julian Frazier - 47.12 (second in school history) 12. Andrew Jameson - 49.93 (personal best) 13. Bryce Cason - 50.16 (personal best)

800m Run 12. Brian Tabb - 1:54.91

1,500m Run 1. Bill Martin - 3:46.11 (personal best) 5. Danny Thater - 3:46.74 (personal best) 9. Tom Marshall - 3:50.57 14. Aaron Thornburg - 3:56.00 (personal best) -- Chris O'Hare - DNF

3,000m Steeplechase 6. Emmett Cookson - 9:22.22 (fourth in school history) -- James Keilbarth - DNF

4x400m Relay 3. Tulsa - 3:12.72 Matt Davis, David Fitter, Julian Frazier, Justin Smith

Shot Put 7. Chase Sammons - 15.40m (50-06.25) 13. Alex Sementelli - 11.55m (37-10.75)

Discus Throw (April 20) 4. Chase Sammons - 47.76m (156-08) -- Alex Sementelli - Foul

Hammer Throw (April 20) 5. Chase Sammons - 43.91m (144-01)

WOMEN'S RESULTS 400m Dash 11. Caroline Schuster - 55.15 (personal best) 16. Audrey Jean-Baptiste - 57.08 (personal best) 17. Racquell Powell - 57.16

800m Run 7. Done Vermaak - 2:10.77 (personal best)

1,500m Run 2. Sarah Macpherson - 4:25.86 (fourth in school history) 10. Natasha Cockram - 4:35.97 (personal best) 13. Lauren Collette - 4:36.69 (personal best) 17. Brandi Krieg - 4:44.12 (personal best)

4x400m Relay 5. Tulsa - 3:47.74 Done Vermaak, Audrey Jean-Baptiste, Racquell Powell, Caroline Schuster

100m Hurdles Prelims 13. Carolin Imhof - 14.52

400m Hurdles 8. Katherine Camp - 1:04.30

Shot Put 9. Hartly Carlisle - 11.10m (36-05.00) 10. Carolin Imhof - 10.03m (32-11.00)

Hammer Throw (April 20) 7. Hartly Carlisle - 41.58m (136-05) (fourth in school history)

Discus Throw (April 20) 5. Hartly Carlisle - 43.16m (141-07)