Records Fall For Men's Track At TSU Relays
Karakolis, Williams Set School Marks
March 15, 2013
Nick Williams broke his own school record in the hammer throw, and Evan Karakolis shattered a 20-year old record in the javelin, to lead a strong first day of competition for men's track at the TSU Relays.
Karakolis, broke the school record, previously set by Ed Howard in 1993, with his first throw as a Rice Owl, which stood only briefly, before setting the school record again with a throw of 69.44 m, which won the event.
Williams broke his own school record, set in May of 2012, in the hammer throw with a throw of 50.52.
Chris Pillow wins the pole vault, clearing 5.23 m/17-1.05 ft, his seventh straight competition vaulting over 17 feet.
Alex Zinchenko finished second in the shot put, throwing 16.30 m.
The TSU Relays continue Saturday.