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).
- 1st _ McKinley West, 6.68 seconds
- 1st-Caleb Parker, 7.73 seconds (school record)
- 11th _ Trey Johnson, 48.33 seconds; 21st _ Lorenzen Burton, 49.30; 25th _ Mamadou Seck, 49.70; 37th _ Dexter Molden, 52.13
- 2nd _ Parker, 6 feet, 11 ½ inches; 6th _ Eric Richards, 6-9 ½
- 5th _ Eric Washington, 24 feet, 6 ¼ inches (personal best); 6th _ Chedlin Sagesse, 24-1 ¾
- 21st _ Kadaria Thompson, 7.77 seconds; 23rd _ Jasmine Griffin, 7.81; 29th _ Shundoria Hardy, 7.88
- 12th _ Chenelle Ricketts, 56.13 seconds; 32nd _ Ola Akinniyi, 1:01.40
- 25th _ Regen McGee, 2 minutes, 16.23 seconds (personal best); 27th _ Sarah McMillon, 2:16.55 (personal best)
- 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)
- 40th _ Victoria Hoppe, 10 minutes, 22.60 seconds; 49th _ Madeleine Bell, 10:39.36 (personal best)
- 6th _ (Rian Robinson, Chenelle Ricketts, Taylor Harris, Aireanna Taylor), 3 minutes, 48.02 seconds
- 13th _ Jamari Drake, 5 feet, 5 ¼ inches
- 6th _ Rikianne Patterson, 19 feet, 9 ½ inches
- 12th _ Marquasha Myers, 39 feet, 1 inch; 16th _ Callie Jones, 38-6 ¼