Weather Cuts Short Missouri Relays
March 28, 2009
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Inclement weather led to the shortening of the 10th annual Missouri Relays, but not before Keyen Porter took home the title in the men’s 110-meter hurdles to lead the Kansas track & field team Friday at Audrey J. Walton Stadium in Columbia, Mo.
Several Jayhawks scheduled to leave today and compete this evening did not make the trip due to the winter storm warning, and Saturday’s events have officially been cancelled altogether.
Porter was part of the group that traveled to Columbia on Thursday, and he made the most of the trip. The freshman from Blue Springs, Mo., ran a 14.29 in his first career collegiate outdoor race to win the 110-meter hurdles by .05 seconds over Missouri’s Nick Adcock (14.34).
Also competing for Kansas Friday was Ashley French, Jarrell Rollins, Lawson Montgomery, Jacob Breth, Aubree Dorsey and Chandler Frigon.
French placed 17th in the women’s 200 meters with a time of 27.25, Rollins took 11th in the men’s 200 meters with a time of 22.43, Montgomery finished 10th in the men’s 110-meter hurdles (15.60), Breth placed 12th in the men’s 110-meter hurdles (16.74), Dorsey ran a time of 25.36 in the women’s 200 meters to finish seventh, and Frigon placed 12th in the men’s 200 meters with a time of 23.33.
Kansas returns to action on April 4, as the Jayhawks travel to Tucson, Ariz., for the Arizona Invitational.