Men finish third, women fifth at SLC Outdoor Championships
May 15, 2011
NATCHITOCHES, La. - The UT Arlington men finished third in the Southland Conference Outdoor Championships and the women placed fifth Sunday when the three-day meet concluded.
The men finished behind Stephen F. Austin, who won the meet, and UTSA.
Though the Mavericks did not win, they boasted several strong individual accomplishments.
Cordero Gray broke the UT Arlington record in winning the 100m with a time of 10.12. Later in the day he won the 200m with a time of 20.56.
The senior sprinter finished as the High Point Scorer on the men's side, accounting for 22 total points.
Lindsey Putman won the 1500m for the women, recording a time of 4:35.37.
The men's 4x100m relay team finished second with a time of 40.73. The 4x400m relay team finished third.
Jeff Rodriguez tied for second in the pole vault with a mark of 5.05 meters.
Juan Lewis placed third in the 400m, clocking a time of 47.34 in the finals.
Clayton Vaughn accounted for 10 total points by finishing fourth in the 100m, sixth in the 200m and running a leg of the second-place 4x100m relay team.
UT Arlington got four points from Renan Palma, who finished fifth in the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.61.
Heinz Schwarzkopf added two points for the Mavs in the 1500m, recording a time of 3:52.19 to finish seventh.
Cody Widener gave UTA another point with an eighth-place finish in the 5000m.
Back on the women's side, Esther Abuto placed second in the 800m by recording a 2:11.53. Jennifer Carey finished fourth in the event with a time of 2:14.96.
DeAndrea Smith finished second in the 400m with a time of 55.08. Smith also placed eighth in the 200m.
Shannon Reynolds placed second in the 100m, clocking a time of 11.70 in the finals.
The women's 4x100m relay team finished second with a time of 46.62. The 4x400m relay team finished third.
Breonna Baldwin placed fifth in the 200m with a time of 24.54.