T&F: Two Mavs post wins at Texas Invitational

April 14, 2018

Final Results

AUSTIN, TexasTwo Mavericks picked up individual victories to highlight the UTA men’s and women’s track and field teams’ stay at the Texas Invitational. Both wins came in field events, one on the men’s side and one from the women.

Adam Damadzic was victorious in the men’s discus with a throw of 176-5 (53.79m). In five meets this season Damadzic has a pair of wins, two runner-up finishes and a fourth-place showing.

For the women, Alexus Henry claimed the high jump title with a clearance of 5-10 (1.78m). The mark was 1 ¼ inches shy of her Sun Belt Conference-leading jump.

On the track, Erik Martinsson netted the highest finish for UTA, as he was the runner up in the 800 meters with a time of 1:53.26. Emeka Nwangwu also had a podium finish, grabbing third place in the 110m hurdles with a clocking of 14.07.

Two other Mavericks also had top-5 finishes. Dasia Rolfe snagged fifth place in the women’s 800 meters, crossing the line in 2:19.20, while Brenden Wallace was fifth in the men’s 400 meters (47.40).


 

 

The UTA women’s 4x100m relay team of Brianna McClure, Juleen Lewis, Tatyana Terrell and Tyriete Dixon took fourth place with a time of 46.58.

The Mavericks will return to action next week at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., and the John Jacobs Invitational in Norman, Okla.

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