Feb. 10, 2012
The Rice men's track and field team will be in competition this Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Texas A&M Invitational in College Station, Texas, at the Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium. Finals begin at 2 p.m.
This is the Owls' final date of competition prior to the Conference USA Indoor Championship that takes place Feb. 25-26 in Birmingham, Ala. Other teams competing at the Texas A&M Invitational include, UTEP, Houston, Alabama, Baylor, Missouri, TCU and USC.
Top competitors for Rice include Collin Shurbet and Kyle Denny in the 400m. Shurbet ranks 10th in Conference USA at 49.35, while Denny is listed 18th (50.22). Dan Sloat in the 800m is ranked sixth with a time of 1:52.24, while Mike Troop is 15th (1:56.83) and Jordan Hmaidan is 16th (1:58.40).
Three Owls are ranked in the top 15 in the mile run. Freshman William Firth is rated 12th (4:16.15), Michael Trejo follows in 13th (4:16.20), and John Cavallo is 14th at 4:17.19. The trio is also highly ranked in the 3000m with Firth leading the way in seventh (8:25.61), Cavallo is eighth (8:26.39), and Trejo 12th with a time of 8:30.81.
Clayton Chaney is the Owls top runner in the 60m hurdles at 8.25, which ranks fifth in C-USA. Sam McGuffie is 10th with a time of 8.42. McGuffie is also fifth in the high jump with a mark of 2.00m/6-6.75 and sixth in the long jump (6.98m/22-11)
Also ranked in the high jump are Chris Sanders (1.97m/6-5.5), Jack Spinks and Chaney are both seventh at (1.96m/6-5). In the pole vault, freshman Chris Pillow holds the Owls' best mark at 4.71m/15-5.5 to rank eighth in C-USA. Fellow freshman J.J. Walker ranks second in the triple in the league with a distance of 14.04m/46-0.75.
Alex Zinchenko is on the verge of setting the school record in the shot put. He has a best mark of 17.44m/57-2.75, which ranks fifth in C-USA.
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