T&F: Mavs win two events Saturday in College Station

Feb. 3, 2018

COLLEGE STATION, TexasAstrid Rosvall and Michael Guerrero won individual titles on Saturday to highlight the final day for the Mavericks at the Charlie Thomas Invitational hosted by Texas A&M.

Rosvall carded a season-best time of 2:12.18 to claim victory in the 800 meters against a 22-person field. Her time ranks atop the Sun Belt Conference standings by .13. She won the race by more than a second and was two seconds faster than the third-place finisher.

Guerrero was victorious in the men’s 3000 meters with a clocking of 8:20.73. He led a trio of Mavericks that finished with a medal-stand sweep.

Justin Domangue was second behind Guerrero with a personal-best effort of 8:25.39, while Joel Duren took third (8:26.53). Those three times are now 1-2-3 in the Sun Belt. In addition, Cole Klashinsky snagged fifth with a personal-record time of 8:31.03, as the Mavs held down four of the first five places in the 3000m.

Emeka Nwangwu had a strong effort as well, grabbing fifth place in the men’s 60m hurdles. His time 8.07 was a season best and pushed him into the No. 4 position in the Sun Belt in 2018.

Both 4x400m relay teams also faired well on Saturday. The men notched a fourth-place time of 3:10.21, which was a season best and rates as the fastest mark in the SBC this year. The women took fifth in 3:51.51 with their fastest run of the year.

In other action, Deontre Haynes recorded a season-best time of 6.90 in the finals of the 60 meters to place seventh. For the women, Chloe Lewis finished sixth in the women’s weight throw with a season-long toss of 49-5 ¾ (15.08m).

 

 

The Mavericks are scheduled complete their regular-season slate next weekend at the Texas Tech Shootout. The Sun Belt Conference Championships are set for Feb. 19-20 in Birmingham, Ala.

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