AUBURN, Ala. – After reaching three of the nation’s prime marks within the males’s excessive soar, heptathlon and distance medley relay final weekend on the Vanderbilt Invite, the Auburn monitor and area crew look to proceed its sturdy efficiency on the Texas Tech Open & Multis meet this weekend.
The three-day meet shall be held Thursday via Saturday on the Texas Tech Sports activities Efficiency Heart in Lubbock, Texas. Motion will start Thursday at 12 pm CT with the 60M sprint within the males’s heptathlon, Friday at 3 pm with the ladies’s weight throw and males’s pole vault, and Saturday at 10 am with the ladies’s shot put.
“That is the week that we’re focusing on to essentially solidly ourselves nationally with the lads’s and ladies’s sprints,” Tigers head coach leroy burrell stated. “We’re off to a extremely nice begin, and I’m pleased with what our athletes have executed over the past couple weeks.”
Within the newest USTFCCCA coaches’ ballot, the Auburn males’s crew is ranked No.6 nationally and No.1 within the south area, whereas the ladies’s crew is No.21 nationally and No.8 within the south area after bringing dwelling 40 new private greatest marks final weekend.
Main the way in which for the Tigers in Nashville was a senior Dontavious Hill within the males’s excessive soar. Hill gained the competitors clearing 2.21m/7-3 to equal a brand new indoor private greatest whereas posting the No. 2 clearance nationally.
One other sturdy efficiency got here by means of junior john murray within the males’s heptathlon. Murray set 5 new private greatest marks throughout seven occasions, together with his general factors whole of 5624. Besting his earlier private greatest by greater than 150 factors, Murray is No. 3 nationally in addition to No. 3 on Auburn’s all-time performers listing. Becoming a member of Murray within the males’s heptathlon this weekend shall be All-American and 2022 Indoor SEC Championship runner-up, Alex Spyridonidis.
Heavy hitters making the journey to Texas for the Tigers shall be senior Kyle BrownHill, and Spyridonidis, Murray, sophomore favor ashefreshmen Jeremy Zammit.
Within the area occasions, Brown ranks No. 4 within the convention along with his mark of 21.84m/71-8 within the males’s weight throw from the UW Oshkosh Early Fowl Invite. Within the males’s lengthy soar, Zammit presently leads the SEC and is No. 7 within the NCAA along with his mark of seven.84m/25-8.75 from his collegiate debut on the Clemson Invite.
The sprints star in Ashe appears to be like to proceed his dominance within the 60M sprint alongside Azeem Fahmi in his Auburn debut. Ashe ranks No. 1 within the SEC and No. 4 within the NCAA within the occasion with a time of 6.57 set on the Clemson Invite two weeks in the past.
On the ladies’s facet, senior Muara Huwalt and Madi Malonefreshmen Chante Clinkscale, Arianna Sharpeand Alyssa Quinones-Mixon shall be again in motion for the Tigers this weekend.
Huwalt will return to the circle within the shot put the place she ranks No. 2 within the convention and No. 5 within the NCAA along with her mark of 17.29m/56-8.75, in addition to making her season debut within the weight throw. All-American Malone, presently No. 4 within the SEC and No. 11 within the NCAA, can even be competing within the weight throw competitors.
Quinones-Mixon will take the runway once more for the primary time after her profitable collegiate debut setting the freshman document within the pole vault with a mark of 4.05m/13-3.5 on the Clemson Invite. This mark presently ranks her sixth within the SEC.
The week’s SEC Freshman Runner of the Week, Sharpe, shall be again on the monitor within the 400M sprint in Lubbock. Sharpe’s time of 53.01 ranks No. 3 within the SEC and No. 5 within the NCAA. Fellow sprinter in Clinkscale will race for the second time in an Auburn uniform within the 60M and 200M sprint the place she ranks contained in the top-20 in each occasions within the SEC and NCAA.
Becoming a member of the Tigers this weekend shall be internet hosting Texas Tech, Arizona, Georgia, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Texas.
Reside outcomes for the meet may be discovered at https://pttiming.com and the stay stream of the occasion may be discovered at ESPN.com.