JARID VAUGHAN HAS THE FASTEST TIME IN THE NATION IN THE 200 METERS
April 13, 2009
ARLINGTON, Tx. - UTA's Jarid Vaughan has posted the fastest time in the nation in the 200 meters with his time of 20.47 that he ran at the John Jacobs Invitational last Saturday in Norman, Okla.
Vaughan's mark was a personal best and is the fourth fastest time in school history. The mark also easily qualified him for the NCAA Regionals. The next fastest mark in the nation is 20.68 and belongs to Florida's Calvin Smith.
Joining Vaughan in the top 10 in the nation in the 200 meters is teammate Cordero Gray. Gray is currently sixth in the nation with a time of 20.75.
Two weeks ago at the Texas Relays, Vaughan ran a personal best 10.23 in the 100 meters which is currently the fourth fastest time in the nation. It is also the fourth best time in school history.
Gray's season best time of 10.45 is 28th in the nation among leaders in the 100 meters.
The Mavericks will be back on the track this Friday and Saturday at the TCU Invitational in Fort Worth.