(from Texas Tech Athletics )
Tech will now get a full week off before the Big 12 Championships in two weeks
- First-team All-American Ruta Lasmane made her 2023 debut
- 37 seniors honored on Track Senior Day
- Last home meet before Big12 Championships
LUBBOCK, Texas – The Texas Tech track and field team honored 37 seniors Saturday afternoon to cap off the two-day Corky/Crofoot Shootout at the Terry and Linda Fuller Track Complex.
Konner Wood provided one of the first huge marks/times of the day in the hammer throw. For the first time in his career, Wood launched the hammer over 60m with an official mark of 61.64m (202-3) to place third in the competition.
Meanwhile, later that day on the track, Courtney Lindsey clocked in a wind-legal time of 19.94 (1.3) in the 200m, which was good for second place, behind a time of 19.79. In the 400 hurdles, Sylvia Schulz finished third overall with a time of 57.08 – the No. 2 mark for Tech, giving her the top-2 times in the event.
The men’s triple jump saw great results in the final tune-up before the Big 12 meet. Omamuyovwi Erhire led the way in first with a leap of 16.37m (53-8 ½) (2.1w) as Keyshawn King jumped over 16m for the first time this season at 16.17m (53-0 ¾) (1.7w). Chris Welch rounded out the Tech 1-2-3 finish going 15.86m (52-0 ½) (1.7w).
First-team All-American Ruta Lasmane made her 2023 debut on the women’s side – her first action since last year’s NCAA outdoor meet. Lasmane registered a mark of 13.85m (45-5 ¼) (2.4w), finishing second. Onaara Obamuwagun was right behind her in third with a mark of 13.73m (45-0 ½) (3.5w).
- Tech placed four male hurdlers in the top-8, led by Antoine Andrews in first with a slightly wind-aided time of 13.46 (2.3).
- Ryleigh Redding cleared a SB height of 4.11m (13-5 ¾).
- In the men’s high jump, Caleb Wilborn (3rd) and Kaithon McDonald (4th) each finish with a SB height of 2.17m (7-1.50).
- Logan Fraley (5.33m | 15-5 ¾), Warren Miller (5.33m | 15-5 ¾), Colton Naffziger (5.23m | 17-1 ¾) and Kyle Stifflemire (5.13m | 16-10) recorded SB marks. Joe Keys recorded a lifetime best mark of 4.83m (15-10).
Tech will enjoy the week off before heading to Norman for the Big 12 Championships May 12-14.