Jan. 18, 2013
HOUSTON- Tyneisha McCoy was the second collegian in the 400m, and anchored the 4x400m relay that finished second as Rice's women's track and field squad put on a strong performance at UH's Leonard Hilton Classic at the Athletics/Alumni Center.
"We're continuing to grow and improve," said Rice Head Coach Jim Bevan. "It was a better performance for us. I'm excited for next week's meet at UH, where we should have a full team going."
McCoy finished fourth overall and second among collegians in the 400m with a 57.99. Texas' Courtney Okolo was the only college runner to finish ahead of McCoy.
The Rice team in the 4x400 finished fourth, led off by Precious Knighton, followed by Imani Mark, who posted her fastest indoor split in that event. Leslie Schilsky gave the baton to McCoy, who took the Owls from second place to winning the section going away with a time of 3:56.05.
Casie Wilson set a personal best in the pole vault clearing a height of 3.55 meters.
Halsey Fowler led off the distance medley relay that finished second with an outstanding first leg, and was followed up by Chioma Nwankwo, Meredith Gamble, who competed for the first time in two years, and Allie Schiaich finished the relay finishing second.
The Owls did not send a full team to Houston for their second indoor meet of the season.
The Owls return to action at the Houston Indoor Invitational at the UH Athletics/Alumni Center, which runs from Jan. 25-26.
Ding Selected Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of ...
06/19/2015 - Rice sophomore Daisy Ding became the first female athlete in school history to be awarded the Conference USA Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of the...
Ding Earns First-Team All-American Honors
06/13/2015 - Rice sophomore jumper Daisy Ding earned USTFCCCA First-Team All-American honors by placing eighth in the triple jump at Saturday's NCAA Outdoor...
Three Owls Set for NCAA Outdoor Championships
06/09/2015 - Three Owls will be representing Rice track and field this week as they travel to the 2015 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships,...
Rice to build new soccer, track and field facility
06/04/2015 - Rice University will begin construction soon on a new $2 million grandstand, enclosed press box and team facilities for soccer and men's and women'...
Ding, Obiozor Advance to NCAA Outdoor...
05/30/2015 - Rice sophomores Daisy Ding and Cybil Obiozor each finished in the top 12 of the triple jump at Saturday's NCAA West Prelims to advance to the NCAA ...
Roper Places 18th at NCAA West Prelims
05/28/2015 - Rice sophomore distance runner Cali Roper put a finishing touch on a stellar sophomore season by placing 18th in the 10,000m at Thursday's NCAA...
MacFarlane, Roper Selected to C-USA All-Academi...
05/27/2015 - Rice track and field athletes Belle MacFarlane and Cali Roper were each named to the C-USA All-Academic Team, the league office announced Wednesday...
Ding, Roper Named C-USA Performers of the Meet
05/22/2015 - Rice's Daisy Ding and Cali Roper were named Conference USA Female Field Performer and Co-Track Performer of the Meet, respectively, the league...
- Top Videos /
- Online Store