Jayhawks Close Out Weekend at 84th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
April 9, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas –
The Kansas track team closed out a successful weekend Saturday at the 84th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in Austin, Texas. A host of Jayhawks had career performances during the first three days of the event. This trend continued on Saturday as several more competed against the some of the best athletes in the country.
Sophomore Jesse Vaughn had his best finish of the year, placing second in the ‘B’ section of the men’s javelin throw. Vaughn’s throw of 62.52m (205-02ft.) was the third best for Kansas on the season and the second longest of his career.
Veteran pole vaulter Jordan Scott took home a second place finish in the ‘A’ section of the men’s pole vault on Saturday afternoon. The senior cleared the bar at 5.50m (18-04.50ft.) on his first attempt, but was unable to top Oral Robert’s Jack Whitt, who cleared the next height at 5.60m (18-04.50ft.).
In the women’s pole vault, senior Jaci Perryman set a personal best in the event with a jump of 4.10m (13-05.25ft.). The mark is the best of the year for the Jayhawks.
Heather Bergmann finished sixth in the ‘A’ section of the women’s javelin throw. The sophomore hit a distance of 45.62m (149-08ft.), her second farthest of the season.
Juniors Cori Christensen and Rebeka Stowe were Kansas’ lone representatives in the ‘A’ section of the women’s 1,500 meters. Christensen crossed the finish line in sixth with a time 4:35.30. Stowe was not far behind, running a time of 4:35.70 and finishing in seventh.
The next action for the Jayhawks will be next weekend in Norman, Okla. for the Sooner Invitational on April 15. For complete Kansas results of the meet, follow kuathletics.com.
Kansas Agate 4/9/11
1,500 Meters (Section A)
6. Cori Christensen, 4:35.30
7. Rebeka Stowe, 4:35.70
Triple Jump (Section A)
9. Andrea Geubelle, 12.93m (42-05.25ft.)
Pole Vault (Section A)
6. Jaci Perryman, 4.10m (13-05.25ft.) ***Personal Record***
Javelin Throw (Section A)
6. Heather Bergmann, 45.62m (149-08ft.)
Pole Vault (Section A)
2. Jordan Scott, 5.50m (18-04.50ft.)
Javelin Throw (Section B)
2. Jesse Vaughn, 62.53m (205-02ft.)
Distance Medley Relay
6. Fink, Munsch, Seckfort, Wasinger, 9:55.40