Jan. 17, 2009
The Rice men's indoor track team produced three individual winners on their way to capturing the team title at the Leonard Hilton Invitational at the Yeoman Fieldhouse at the University of Houston.
The Owls took the team title with 82.25 points, followed by UTSA (68.25) and ) Houston (65.25). The win by the men gave the Owls a sweep in the team races, with the Rice women taking the team title as well.
Rice picked up individual titles in the night's two longest running events, as well as in the shot and pole vault.
Jon Warren's Owls will return to the Yeoman Fieldhouse in two weeks to compete in the Houston Invitational on January 31.
1 Simon Bucknell 4:16.18
1 Justin Maxwell 15:02.22
1. Clay Baker 16.02m/52-06.75
2 Chris Kato 4.75m/15-07.00
4 Garrett Stafford 4.60m/15-01.00
2 Ugo Nduaguba 14.99m/49-02.25