Rams outrun the competition

Women and Men’s Track Teams place in multiple events

By Rosanna Aguilera
On February 23, 2018

File Photo Brit Raley
Kami Norton, senior, flies through the air in the long jump. Norton was named the Lone Star Conference Track Female Athlete of the Week.

The No. 6 Angelo State women’s indoor track and field team added two new national marks and an event title on Friday at the Texas Tech Matador Qualifier in Lubbock, Texas.

Senior Kami Norton got a new personal record in the 60-meter hurdles. She got a NCAA Division II provisional time of 8.57, moving her up to No. 8 nationally. The personal time she beat was 8.59.

Sophomore Daisy Osakue won women’s shot put for the third time of the indoor season; she had a throw of 49’-7.25" (15.12- meters).

Junior Brie Dewbre threw a toss of 40’-11" (12.47- meters), earning sixth place.

Freshman Raeana Mayo placed seventh in women’s weight throw with a toss of 48’-11.75" (14.62- meters).

Juniors Heather Shaffer, Taytum Morris and Kelby Pope placed fourth, fifth and sixth in pole vault. Pope cleared 11’-5.75" (3.50- meters), while the other two Rambelles cleared 12’-00.50" (3.67- meters).

Morris’ mark is an NCAA Division II provisional qualifying mark; she is ranked No. 20 in Division II.

Senior Kaitlin Lumpkins placed third in women’s high jump, clearing 5’-9.75" (1.77- meters).

Sophomore Trenadey Scott also got a personal best in long jump with a jump of 18’-3.25" (5.57- meters).

Senior Kelsey Warren placed fifth in the women’s mile with a time of 5:26.53.

For the Rams, freshman Carlos Galvan got a mark of 49’-7" (14.99- meters) in men’s shot put, placing seventh. Galvan also placed fourth in men’s weight throw with a toss of 53’-1.75" (16.20- meters). Senior Mason Myrick got fifth with a throw of 51’-11.25" (15.83- meters).

Sophomore Zach Cabrera placed fourth in the men’s 3,000-meters with a time of 8:53.26; this was his first race of the indoor season.

Junior Ayodeji Adedokun got sixth in the men’s 60- meter hurdles with a PR of 8.31.

Sophomore Michael Rodriguez placed eighth in men’s triple jump with a mark of 42’-11.50" (13.09- meters).

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