The men’s and women’s track and field team competed at the Michael Johnson Invitational in Waco, Texas.
The team competed at Baylor two weeks ago, and pulled off some wins.
Jody Stewart, director of track and field, said his team continues to do great things.
“That is the great part about our program,” Stewart said. “Across the board, we are doing great things, and not just in one area. That is something that I continue to build on, is having a full program. I really believe here at Texas State we can have a complete program.”
On the men’s side, Larron Black, senior hurdler, placed 11th in the 110 meter hurdles with 14.75 seconds.
In the 800 meter run, De’Quad Binder, senior runner, placed fourth with a time of 1:49.23 seconds. Tyrone Jackson, junior runner, came in eighth turning in a time of 1:50.29 seconds.
Aaron George, junior runner, placed fourth with a time of 10.52 seconds in the 100 meter dash. Phillip Green, freshman runner, came in ninth turning in a time of 10.64 seconds.
In the 400 meter dash, Demarcus Porter, sophomore runner, placed sixth with a time of 46.71 seconds.
In the 1500 meter run, Jordan Janer, sophomore runner, placed 11th with a time of 4:12.37 seconds.
Three athletes placed top 10 in the 5000 meter run. Jose Angel Gonzalez, sophomore runner, placed third with a time of 14:52.58 seconds. Joseph Meade, freshman runner, came in fourth turning in a time of 14:56.81 seconds. Joseph Pena, senior runner, placed 10th with a time of 15:09.67 seconds.
Lincoln Warren, freshman runner, Anthony Johnson, senior runner, Dexter Lee, junior runner, and Porter placed sixth in the 4×400 meter relay. They contributed a time of 3:08.66 seconds.
In the field events, the men’s shot put was first. Jordan Huckaby, senior thrower, placed second with a throw of 17.08 meters. Roman Rodriguez, senior thrower, placed seventh with 16.30 meters.
George placed second in the long jump with 7.59 meters. Alvin Chikaeze, sophomore jumper, placed fifth with a jump of 7.06 meters.
Huckaby placed first in the hammer throw with 58.96 meters. Rodriguez came in eighth with a throw of 49.42 meters.
Seth Arnold, senior thrower, placed ninth in the pole vault with 5.10 meters.
In the high jump, Jake Nowak, freshman jumper, placed ninth with 1.98 meters. Alex Tripplett, senior jumper, placed 10th with a jump of 1.98 meters. Nowak beat Tripplett by one throw.
In the javelin throw, Reid Thormaehlen, junior thrower, placed fourth with 58.08 meters.
In the discus throw, Huckaby placed seventh with 48.12 meters.
Chikaeze placed third in the triple jump with 15.49 seconds.
The women started the day off with the 100 meter hurdles.
Antonisha Stewart, junior hurdler, placed third with a time of 14.10 seconds. Kaylee Krenek, freshman hurdler, placed fourth turning in a time of 14.12 seconds. Kylah Smith, freshman hurdler, came in eighth with a time of 14.33 seconds. Abby Hani, junior hurdler, placed 10th turning in a time of 14.42 seconds.
In the 800 meter run, Amber Gilmore, senior runner, placed seventh turning in a time of 2:12.94 seconds. Esther Oyetunde, sophomore runner, placed ninth with a time of 2:13.36 seconds.
Krenek placed 11th with a time of 12.16 seconds. Stewart came in 14th turning in a time of 12.33 seconds.
In the 400 meter dash, Nia Dorner, junior runner, placed second with a time of 55.67 seconds.
Sydni Willis, sophomore hurdler, placed third in the 400 meter hurdles. She turned in a time of 1:00.43 seconds.
In the 5000 meter run, Kelly Trevino, senior runner placed seventh with a time of 17:46.86 seconds.
Tramesha Hardy, freshman runner, Willis, Gilmore and Dorner placed third as a team in the 4×400 meter relay. They turned in a time of 3:38.98 seconds.
The women’s field events started with the hammer throw. Julie Lange, junior thrower, placed fourth with 53.11 meters.
In the long jump, Hani placed sixth with a jump of 5.77 meters.
Lange placed third in the shot put with 15.63 meters. Talore Kelly, senior thrower, came in fourth with 15.47 meters.
In the triple jump, Mylana Hearn, sophomore jumper, placed fifth with 12.32 seconds.
Chelsie Decoud, sophomore jumper, and Courtney Johnson, sophomore jumper, tied for fourth in the high jump. They had a jump of 1.72 seconds.