May 7, 2010
The Rice Field and Track Meet was held at Holloway Field at Ley Track on Wednesday on the Rice campus. It served as a nice tune up for the Conference USA Outdoor Track & Field Championship next week in Orlando, Fla. and featured competitors from the University of Houston, Texas A&M, and Rice.
Michael Izuchukwu placed eighth in the long jump with a mark of 6.37m.
In the shot put, Clay Baker posted a mark of 16.01m to place third, while Alex Zinchenko followed in fourth with a season-best 15.92m. Will Meyers was seventh at 14.98m. Baker was also third in the discus (45.73m) and Pete Navarra was ninth (33.66m). In the hammer throw, Baker finished second with a season-best mark of 48.00m.