Feb. 3, 2008
Houston - Senior Jon turner ran an impressive 6.86 in the 60m to lead the Owls on Saturday at the Houston Invitational. Turner, a four-year football letterman, beat out Houston's Ed Turner by a margin of .06 to take home the gold medal. He also placed 4th in the 200m behind teammate Bubba Heard. Heard took away another Rice 1st with a time of 21.99 in the 200m.
Freshman standout Clay Baker destroyed the school record in the weight throw with a mark of 14.32m/46-11.75, a record he set just last week at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Meet. He also placed 4th in the shot put with a throw of 15.58m/51-01.50.
The Owl's will compete on February 16 at both the Husky Invitational in Seattle and the All-Comers Meet at the University of Houston.
Top Finishers Among Collegians:
Pentathalon- Phillip Adam, 1st, 3662
Pentathalon- Connor Hayes, 6th, 3140
Shot Put- Clay Baker, 4th, 15.58/51-01.50
Triple Jump- Ugo Nduaguba, 2nd, 14.68/ 48-02.00
Triple Jump- John Berens, 7th, 13.23/43-05.00
Pole Vault- Jason Colwick, 3rd, 4.95/16-02.75
Pole Vault- Shea Kearney, 4th, 4.80/15-09.00
5K- Brad Morris, 1st, 15:31.78
60- Jon Turner, 1st, 6.86
60h- Gary Anderson, 5th, 8.22
800- Scott Zivick, 4th, 1:56.95
200- Bubba Heard, 1st, 21.99
200- Jon Turner, 4th, 22.49
200- Gary Anderson , 7th, 22.63
4X400- 5th, 3:26.98