ASU Track and Field fares well at ULM Warhawk Classic

Monroe, LA (ASU) – The Arkansas State track and field teams put together another solid performance at the ULM Warhawk Classic Saturday for their final tuneup before vying for a conference championship at the Sun Belt Outdoor meet, May 7-9.

Senior Caitlin Winey continued her string of personal best performances with PR's in both the 100 and 400 meter hurdles. Winey won both events with times of 1:01.57 in the 400 and broke the 14-second barrier in the 100 at 13.99.

"Overall it was a pretty successful meet, we saw people step up where we really needed to step up," said ASU head coach Lon Badeaux. "The trick is to put it all together and have everyone put their best performance forth in one day at the SBC Outdoor meet and if we do that we will be highly competitive in the conference."

Soloman Williams finished second in the 110 hurdles with a time of 14.62 while Lucus Bateman set a PR in the same event finishing with a time of 14.80 for third place. Bateman also finished second in the 400 hurdles with a time of 55.42.

Ray Henderson set a pair of PRs, first in the 400 with a time of 49.07 which was good for fifth place, then turned around and set a PR in the 400 hurdles with a fourth place 56.08.

Raymond Jackson posted two solid performances with personal bests in the 200 at 21.63 for a 3rd place finish and was 4th in the 100 at 10.72.

ASU finished in the top three spots of the women's 200 meter run with Jamie Curry winning the event at 25.24, Teondra Poole was second at 25.59 and Allyson Perry was third with a time of 25.62.

In the women's 800, ASU finished first and second with Dawn L'Heureux taking the top spot with a time of 2:22.23 and Chelsea Weaver finished second at 2:27.24.

Julia Agawu won the women's discus with a throw of 45.63 while Alyssa Brock finished third at 39.24 and Jamie Flemming was 4th at 36.03.

In the men's throws, Corwin Pace won the shot put with a personal best of 16.01m.

ASU took the top two spots in both the men's and women's 3,000 meter races. Bailey Bunyan took first on the men's side with an 8:50.61 while Henry Ndichu was second at 9:06.57. Samantha Salinas was first on the women's side at 10:55.70 and Sydney Foreman was second at 11:04.44.

ASU gets a two-week layoff before returning to action at the SBC Outdoor Championships in Denton, Texas May 7-9.