Track and Field ranks high at Red Raider Invitational

ASU opens up indoor season with significant results

By Rosanna Aguilera
On January 25, 2019

Photo contributed by Marsalis Mahome.

The ASU men’s and women’s track teams on Jan. 18 posted high results in their indoor season opener at the Red Raider Invitational at Texas Tech. 
After this meet, sophomores Trenadey Scott, Daisy Osakue and Trivett Jones all rank in the top seven nationally in Division II for their events. 
Scott placed sixth in triple jump with a jump of 12.08 meters. Her jump provisionally qualifies her for the indoor national track meet. 
Osakue placed second in shot put with a throw of 14.83 meters. Her throw also qualifies her for the indoor national meet. In the weight throw, she finished eighth with a throw of 15.78 meters.
Jones placed fourth in pole vault with a jump of 5.05 meters. He also qualified for the meet.
The Rambelles also had many other members post results. Both the A and B teams finished in the top 15 in the 4x400 relay.
The relay consisted of Kaitlyn Mathews, Faith Roberson, Taylor Hall and Octavyia Williams. The women placed 13th with a time of 3:58.41. 
Mathews placed 12th in the individual 400-meter with a time of 57.77. Roberson placed eighth in the same race with a time of 59.73.
Mathews also placed 13th in triple jump with a jump of 11.35 meters.
For the Rams, the A team finished 14th in the 4x400 relay consisting of Nick Ellisor, Ayodeji Adedokun, Demontravous Jones and Edward Simmons with a time of 3:20.15.
Demontravous Jones placed 12th in the 600-yard run with a time of 1:13.80. 
In triple jump, Axcel Santana finished sixth with a 14.42-meter jump. Michael Rodriguez placed ninth with a 14.08 jump and Matthew Walsh finished in 11th with a jump of 14.05 meters. 
In shot put, Dillen Littles placed 10th with a 15.32-meter throw. Cameron Cross finished in 11th with a throw of 14.93 meters and Gabe Galvan in 15th with a throw of 13.13 meters. 
In the weight throw, Canon Andrews placed seventh with a throw of 15.85 meters. 
The teams will be in Pittsburg, Kansas on Jan. 26 for the Pittsburg State Invitational. The teams will then be in action in San Angelo at the David Noble Relays from April 4 to April 6. 

 

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