USC Wins 8 Individual Events & All 4 Relays At Trojan Invitational

March 18, 2017

Complete Results 

USC won eight individual events and all four relays during the final day of the Trojan Invitational today (March 18). Trojan individual winners were Amalie Iuel (W-400m), Kendall Ellis (W-200m), Brittany Mann (W-Shot Put), Destinee Brown (W-100m), Dior Hall (W-100m Hurdles), Margaux Jones (W-Long Jump), Marquis Morris (M-110m Hurdles) and Nick Ponzio (M-Shot Put).

• Iuel won the women’s 400m by over two seconds with a PR of 51.81. Her time is a Norwegian record in the event and move Iuel from 10th to fifth on USC’s all-time list. Kyra Constantine was second with a time of 53.95 and Kayla Richardson was third with a PR of 54.62.

• Ellis won the women’s 200m with a PR of 22.79 (+1.5) to move into sixth on USC’s all-time list in the event. The Trojans posted the seven-fastest times in the event as Ellis was followed by Iuel at 23.46 (+1.0), Ky Westbrook at 23.49 (+1.5), Anna Cockrell at 23.60 (+1.5), Destinee Brown at 23.85 (+1.5), Hall at 23.90 (+1.0) and Cameron Pettigrew at 23.97 (+1.5). Other Trojans running were Jasmyne Graham (13th, PR of 24.58), Zaria Francis (14th, 24.60), Margaux Jones (16th, 24.76), Lyndsey Lopes (22nd, 25.10), Madisen Richards (30th, 26.13) and Alexa Harmon-Thomas (32nd, 26.56).

• Morgan placed second in the men’s 200m dash with a time of 20.97 (+1.0).

• Mann won the women’s shot put by nearly seven feet with a mark of 53-3.00 (16.23m). Her throw moved her to sixth on USC’s all-time shot put list. Tanya Sapa placed fourth with a mark of 44-9.50 (13.65m).

• Ponzio won the men’s shot put with a best mark of 62-7.75 (19.09m), which came in his first attempt. Matthew Katnik took second and was just off a personal best with a mark of 61-7.00 (18.77m).

• Brown won the women’s 100m dash with a time of 11.52 (+0.8). Francis was fourth with a time of 11.77 (+0.8), Jones was 10th with a time of 12.00 (+0.6) and Richards was 18th with a time of 12.28 (+1.3).

• Hall won the women’s 100m hurdles with a time of 13.31 (+0.6). It was her first outdoor race since injuring her left knee in 2015. Graham took second with a time of 13.37 (+0.6), Lopes was sixth at 14.16 (+0.6) and Harmon-Thomas 12th at 14.77 (+0.6).

• Morris won the men’s 110m hurdles with a time of 13.91 (-0.6), 0.45 seconds faster than the second-place finisher.

• Jones won the women’s long jump with a best leap of 19-11.50/16.08m (-0.1). Lopes finished fourth with a jump of 18-3.75/5.58m (-0.1) and Harmon-Thomas was seventh with a best jump of 18-1.75/5.53m (+0.0). Richards fouled on all three attempts.

• The women’s 4x100m relay “A” team of Francis, Westbrook, Brown and Hill got the running portion of the meet rolling by winning with a time of 44.24. USC’s “B” team of Hall, Ellis, Graham and Pettigrew took second with a time of 44.86.

• The men’s 4x100m relay team of Morris, Just’N Thymes, Morgan and T.J. Brock followed by winning with a time of 39.31. That was the fastest time by a USC 4x100m relay since the 2015 NCAA Championships.

• USC had seven runners compete in the women’s 1500m race and were led by Vivian Grimes who placed eighth with a PR of 4:37.65. Other Trojans women in the 1500m were Chloe Berry (9th, 4:39.52), Madison Ricks (14th, PR of 4:44.58), Mikaela Smith (17th, 4:45.20), Amber Gore (18th, PR of 4:46.80), Lorea Ibarzabal (21st, 4:48.98) and Lauren Maurer (24th, 4:52.47).

Trent Rule had a PR of 4:00.45 to finish eighth in the men’s 1500m race, followed by Mitchell Cameron (14th, 4:06.81) and Garrett Mack (17th, PR of 4:24.41).

Dominic Smallwood continued his hot jumping with a PR of 25-2.75/7.69m (+0.0) to place second in the men’s long jump. Eric Sloan was fourth with a best jump of 24-5.00/7.44m (+0.0) and Jadon Joyner was 13th with a jump of 21-6.25/6.56m (-0.3). Joyner also took 10th in the men’s triple jump with a best jump of 42-11.50/13.09m (+1.4). Joyner had a busy day, also placing ninth in the 100m dash with a time of 10.86 (-0.3).

• Ibarzabal took 11th in the women’s 800m race with a time of 2:15.82, Grimes was 15th at 2:18.69, Berry 16th at 2:19.81 and Kamryn Weber was 18th at 2:22.22.

• In the men’s 800m race, Cameron was 13th with a PR of 1:55.84, Matthew Myrtue was 15th at 1:55.96 and Alex Rohani 17th with a PR of 1:57.10.

• Lopes had a PR of 126-9 (38.64m) in the women’s javelin throw and Harmon-Thomas was 15th at 96-7 (29.45m). • Michael Gonzalez cleared 15-9 (4.80m) in his first pole vault competition as a Trojan. He finished seventh in the event.

• USC closed the meet with a pair of wins in the 4x400m relays. The women’s team of Iuel, Cockrell, Kayla Richardson and Smith had a time of 3:38.55 and the men’s team of Morgan, Morris, Rohani and Thymes had a time of 3:06.57. The USC men won by more than seven seconds and posted its best time in the event since the 2012 NCAA Championships.


 

 

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