Zinchenko Wins Discus In Second Day Of TSU Relays
Owls Look Towards Next Week's Victor Lopez Classic
March 16, 2013
Alex Zinchenko was the collegiate champion in the discus, to lead Rice's men's track squad in an abbreviated schedule in the second day of the TSU Relays.
"Today's abbreviated schedule, added with the two school records set on Friday, set us up well going into next week's Victor Lopez Classic," said Rice Head Coach Jon Warren.
Alex Zinchenko won the collegiate portion of the discus with a throw of 50.81 m (166 ft., 8 in).
Tyler Weist finished second in the high jump, clearing a mark of 1.95 m.
Travis Roberts came from way behind the pack to finish third in the 1500, leading a trio of Rice runners that included Meron Fessahaie and Sammy Abuhamara that finished in the top five. Roberts had a time of 3:56.54, followed by Fessahie at 4:00.82 and Abuhamara at 4:01.90.