3 USM indoor track marks fall

3 USM indoor track marks fall

NASHVILLE, TN (WDAM) _ Caleb Parker and Sandra Szpott set new University of Southern Mississippi records in the men’s 60-meter hurdles and women’s one-mile run, respectively, this weekend at the Music City Invitational at Vanderbilt University.

Parker broke his own school mark in the hurdles, covering the 60 meters in 7.73 seconds to win the event. He also finished second in the high jump at 6 feet, 11 ½ inches.

Szpott finished 11th in the mile, setting a new school mark by covering the distance in 4 minutes, 49.56 seconds.

Sprinter McKinley West won the 60-meter run in 6.68 seconds, just .04 of a second off his own school mark.

Six competitors turned in personal bests including Eric Washington (long jump), Regen McGee (800 meters), Sarah McMillon (800 meters), Monika Gebarzewska (mile), Savannah McMillon (mile) and Madeleine Bell (3,000 meters).

Music City Invitational

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

Men’s results

Southern Miss

60 meters

  • 1st _ McKinley West, 6.68 seconds

60-meter hurdles

  • 1st-Caleb Parker, 7.73 seconds (school record)

400 meters

  • 11th _ Trey Johnson, 48.33 seconds; 21st _ Lorenzen Burton, 49.30; 25th _ Mamadou Seck, 49.70; 37th _ Dexter Molden, 52.13

High jump

  • 2nd _ Parker, 6 feet, 11 ½ inches; 6th _ Eric Richards, 6-9 ½

Long jump

  • 5th _ Eric Washington, 24 feet, 6 ¼ inches (personal best); 6th _ Chedlin Sagesse, 24-1 ¾

Women’s results

Southern Miss

60 meters

  • 21st _ Kadaria Thompson, 7.77 seconds; 23rd _ Jasmine Griffin, 7.81; 29th _ Shundoria Hardy, 7.88

400 meters

  • 12th _ Chenelle Ricketts, 56.13 seconds; 32nd _ Ola Akinniyi, 1:01.40

800 meters

  • 25th _ Regen McGee, 2 minutes, 16.23 seconds (personal best); 27th _ Sarah McMillon, 2:16.55 (personal best)

One mile

  • 11th _ Sandra Szpott, 4 minutes, 49.56 seconds (school record); 34th _ Monika Gebarzewska, 5:03.92 (personal best); 37th _ Savannah McMillon, 5:06.38 (personal best)

3,000 meters

  • 40th _ Victoria Hoppe, 10 minutes, 22.60 seconds; 49th _ Madeleine Bell, 10:39.36 (personal best)

4X400-meter relay

  • 6th _ (Rian Robinson, Chenelle Ricketts, Taylor Harris, Aireanna Taylor), 3 minutes, 48.02 seconds

High jump

  • 13th _ Jamari Drake, 5 feet, 5 ¼ inches

Long jump

  • 6th _ Rikianne Patterson, 19 feet, 9 ½ inches

Triple jump

  • 12th _ Marquasha Myers, 39 feet, 1 inch; 16th _ Callie Jones, 38-6 ¼

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