Preview: Charlie Thomas Invitational

Feb. 2, 2018

FORT WORTH, Texas -- TCU track and field continues its season on Saturday at the Charlie Thomas Invitational, hosted by No. 3/6 Texas A&M. This is the third year in a row TCU has competed at the Charlie Thomas Invitational.

TCU will compete against No. 3/6 Texas A&M, Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, No.15 Houston, Rice, South Plains, UT-Arlington, and UT-San Antonio. Saturday's action begins at 12:30 with the men's long jump and men's 60 meter.

Live results are available via Flash Results. Starting at 1:55 p.m., the finals of the events will be covered on the SEC Network and online at WatchESPN. A recap and final results will be posted to following the conclusion of competition.

LAST TIME OUT: New Mexico Team Invitational
TCU competed last weekend at the New Mexico Team Invitational, where Ryan Camp broke the school record in the weight throw. TCU's weight throw group ranks No.7 nationally in the USTFCCCA event squad rankings.

Jalen Miller and Emeilo Ferguson took the top two spots in the men's 60, finishing in 6.65 and 6.66 respectively. Miller and Ferguson rank No.1 and No.2 in the Big 12 so far this season.

Derrick Mokaleng, after recording the second fastest 600 yard mark in collegiate history at Texas Tech, continued his strong season in Albuquerque with an indoor personal best in the 400m (46.25).

Scotty Newton recorded a season-best 52 feet 2.5 inch triple jump last week and picked up the win.

Brittney Trought recorded an 8.83 mark in the 60m hurdles, finishing second in the event.

Kayla Heard finished with her best 400m mark of the season, finishing with a first place time of 54.98.



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