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Tulsa Wins Five Titles At Arkansas Invitational

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April 27, 2013



The Tulsa track and field squad claimed five victories at the Arkansas Invitational on Saturday, April 27, at John McDonnell Field.

On the men’s side, the Golden Hurricane had the top-three finishers in the 1500-meter race, as freshman Adam Palamar won the event in 3:50.87. Sophomore Danny Thater was second in 3:52.34, while junior Brian Tabb was third in 3:53.71.

Sophomore Chase Sammons won two events, as he claimed a triumph in the discus with a heave of 169 feet, 10 inches. Hours later, he came back and won the shot put with a heave of 57 feet, 2.25 inches. Sammons has now won six titles this season.

Freshman John Teeters was victorious in the 100-meter dash crossing the line in 10.54.

Junior Andrew Heyes won the 3,000-meter race in 8:24.10, which marks the sixth-fastest time in school history.

The 4x400 relay squad of Matt Davis, Julian Frazier, Andrew Jameson and Isaac Sanders finished second in 3:13.41.

On the women’s side, junior Katherine Camp was crowned the 800-meter champion crossing the line in 2:08.47.



Senior Sarah Macpherson claimed second in the 1500-meter race with a time of 4:26.74, while fellow senior Melanie Hughes was fifth in 4:37.28.

Senior Caroline Schuster was sixth in the 400-meter dash in 55.29, while junior Audrey Jean-Baptiste claimed eight-place in 55.85.

Tulsa returns to Arkansas next Saturday, May 4, for the Arkansas Twilight, which marks the Hurricane’s final meet before the 2013 Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship.

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Arkansas Invitational

Fayetteville, Ark.

April 27, 2013

Men’s Results

100-Meter Dash

1 John Teeters   10.54

200-Meter Dash

9 Alex Sementelli  22.89
10 Colt Johnson   24.69

800-Meter Race

7 Simon Greiner 1:53.17

1500-Meter Race

1 Adam Palamar 3:50.87

2 Danny Thater 3:52.34

3 Brian Tabb 3:53.71

6 Jake McDonnell 3:57.20

8 Aaron Thornburg 3:59.92

10 David Annett 4:03.04

3,000-Meter Race

1 Andrew Heyes   8:24.10
3 Will LePage   8:56.59

4x400-Meter Relay

2 Matt Davis, Julian Frazier, Andrew Jameson, Isaac Sanders 3:13.41

Hammer Throw

8 Alex Lybarger   48.30m (158-5)

Discus Throw

1 Chase Sammons  51.77m (169-10)
6 Alex Lybarger   38.78m (127-3)
7 Alex Sementelli  32.92m (108-00)
8 Colt Johnson   25.76m (84-6)

Shot Put

1 Chase Sammons  17.43m (57-2.25)
5 Alex Lybarger   15.11m (49-7)
8 Alex Sementelli  11.21m (36-9.5)
9 Colt Johnson   8.61m (28-3)

Women’s Results

200-Meter Dash

14 Carolin Imhof   27.03

400-Meter Dash

6 Caroline Schuster  55.29
8 Audrey Jean-Baptiste  55.85
11 Alex Lyons   58.70

800-Meter Race

1 Katherine Camp  2:08.47

1500-Meter Race

2 Sarah Macpherson  4:26.74
5 Melanie Hughes  4:37.28
7 Lauren Collette   4:43.54
9 Olivia Lopez   4:45.11

3,000-Meter Race

4 Larissa Erickson  10:35.25
5 Tricity Andrew   10:37.53

100-Meter Hurdles

6 Carolin Imhof   14.73

Long Jump

7 Carolin Imhof   5.16m (16-11.25)