USC Has Strong Day At Texas Relays

    March 31, 2017

    Madisen Richards and Dominic Smallwood placed second in the women's and men's long jump respectively, four individuals and a relay team advanced to finals and the women's sprint relay took third place during USC's first day of action at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays held in Austin, Texas today (March 31).

    Madisen Richards took second in the women's long jump Section B with a best jump of 19-8.25/6.00m (+1.5).

    Dominic Smallwood also placed second in the men's long jump Section B with a best jump of 25-1.25/7.65m (+2.2w).

    Just'N Thymes and T.J. Brock advanced to tomorrow's 100m final by running PRs and taking second in their respective heats. Thymes had a time of 10.14 (+1.4) to move into ninth on USC's all-time list and advance to the final with the second-fastest qualifying time. Brock had a personal best of 10.30 (+1.7) to advance as the seventh-fastest finals qualifier.

    Dior Hall won her 100m hurdles heat and had the fourth-fastest time of 13.12 (+2.9w) to advance to the finals tomorrow. Both Anna Cockrell (DNF) and Jasmyne Grahame (17.18) hit hurdles and did not advance.

    • Marquis Morris won his 110m hurdles heat with a time of 13.79 (+2.1w). He was second among the qualifiers for tomorrow's final by .003 seconds.



    • USC began the day with the women's 4x100m relay of Zaria Francis, Ky Westbrook, Destinee Brown and Deanna Hill running 44.21 to win its heat and advance third to tomorrow's final.

    • USC closed the day by the women's 1600m sprint relay team (200m, 200m, 400m, 800m) of Destinee Brown, Ky Westbrook, Kendall Ellis and Amalie Iuel taking third with a time of 3:47.31. Records in the event for USC is not readily available, but it is the fastest time for the Trojans in the event in the last four season by .67 seconds since running 3:47.98 in 2015.