April 20, 2008
Fayetteville, Ark. -- The Rice Owls track and field squad posted several top eight finishes at the John McDonnell Invitational hosted by the University of Arkansas.
Ugo Nduaguba placed fifth in the triple jump with a mark of 48-09.50 (14.87m), while Devon Fanfair finished seventh with a best jump of 48-01.75 (14.67m). In the high jump, Omar Wright was sixth at 6-06.75 (2.00m). Clay Baker placed eighth in the shot put with a mark of 51-08.50 (15.76m). Jon Turner and Simon Bucknell each placed eight respectively in the 100m and 1500m. Turner posted a 100m time of 10.91 in the final, while Bucknell ran a 1500m time of 3:57.59.
The Owls are next in action on April 24 when they host the Rice Twilight at the Rice Track & Field Stadium.