TCU Set For Big 12 Championship
May 10, 2017
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FORT WORTH, Texas – The TCU men’s and women’s track and field team will begin postseason competition at the 2017 Big 12 Outdoor Track & Field Championship in Lawrence, Kan., on Friday, May 12 through Sunday, May 14.
Action at Rock Chalk Park will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Friday with the start of the heptathlon. Preliminary running events are scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, and Sunday’s final running events will commence at 5 p.m.
Frogs On Top
* TCU's 4x100 relay squad of Raymond Bozmans, junior Emeilo Ferguson, sophomore Darrion Flowers and junior Jalen Miller hold the NCAA's 11th-fastest time this season at 39.15. TCU's time leads the Big 12 this season.
* Sophomore Brenley Goertzen ranks 15th in the NCAA after running a school-record and Big 12-leading 5,000-meter time of 15:51.78 at the Stanford Invitational.
* Flowers holds the Big 12’s third-fastest time in the 100 meters at 10.23 (w+2.8).
* Miller ranks fourth in the Big 12 in the 100 meters with a season-best time of 10.25 (w+3.8).
* Senior Sabrina Moore ranks fourth in the 100 meters at 11.40.
* Sophomore Kayla Heard ranks fifth in the 400 meters with a time of 53.23.
* Sophomore Lexi Aitken holds the Big 12’s fifth-fastest time in the 400-meter hurdles at 58.86.
* Junior Scotty Newton ranks fifth in the long jump with a leap of 25-1.75 (7.66 meters).
* Junior Briona Oliver ranks fifth in the women’s long jump with a mark of 20-7.75 (6.29 meters).
* Sophomore Fellan McGuigan holds the Big 12’s fifth-best mark in the hammer throw with a distance of 211-6 (64.47 meters).
* Mokaleng holds the Big 12’s sixth-fastest time in the 400 meters at 46.19.
The TCU men's 100 meter athletes comprise the sixth-best group in the NCAA. Flowers (10.23w, 31st) and Miller (10.25w, 36th) both rank in the top 40.
The TCU women’s long jump team ranks 10th in the country with an average distance of 19-10 (6.05m).
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