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No. 3 Razorbacks add five top-10 SEC marks

BY ANDRES FOCIL
No. 3 Razorbacks add five top-10 SEC marks

FAYETTEVILLE — The No. 3 University of Arkansas men’s track and field team added five top-10 Southeastern Conference event marks last weekend at the Arkansas Invitational in Fayetteville. Two weeks shy of the SEC meet, the Razorbacks own three conference-leading marks with Kemoy Campbell at 1,500 and 5,000 meters and Solomon Haile at 10,000 meters. A complete list of the team’s top-10 event rankings is below.

The Razorbacks close out their regular season Friday with the Arkansas Twilight at John McDonnell Field. Field events are scheduled for an 11 a.m. (CT) start with running slated to begin at 6 p.m. The championship season begins May 9-12 with the SEC Championships in Columbia, Mo. Dating back to the 2011 SEC Outdoor meet, Arkansas has won six consecutive league competitions.

For more information regarding Razorback track and field or University of Arkansas athletics, please visit ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Fans can also keep up with Arkansas cross country and track and field through the team’s sport-specific RazorbackTF Facebook and Twitter pages.

SEC Event Rankings
(Top 10, as of April 28, 2013)
200 Meters3. Akheem Gauntlett — 20.55
400 Meters
5. Akheem Gauntlett — 46.13
9. Marek Niit — 46.49
800 Meters3. Ryan Thomas — 1:48.356. Anthony Lieghio — 1:49.3510. Patrick Rono — 1:49.50
1,500 Meters1. Kemoy Campbell — 3:41.008. Stanley Kebenei — 3:47.24
5,000 Meters1. Kemoy Campbell — 13:32.825. Stanley Kebenei — 14:12.537. Solomon Haile — 14:13.088. David Flynn — 14:17.29
10,000 Meters1. Solomon Haile — 28:56.928. Layne Nixon — 29:53.06
110m Hurdles4. Caleb Cross — 13.69
400m Hurdles3. Caleb Cross — 51.08
3,000m Steeplechase3. Stanley Kebenei — 8:43.676. David Flynn — 9:00.69
4x100m Relay5. Cross/Lawson/Gauntlett/Niit — 39.51
4x400m Relay6. Niit/Braddy/Kokorin/Gauntlett — 3:07.14
High Jump3. Anthony May II — 2.18m/7-1.754. Brede Ellingsen — 2.17m/7-1.55. Noah Kittelson — 2.15m/7-0.57. Dwayne Golbek — 2.10m/6-10.75
Pole Vault2. Andrew Irwin — 5.65m/18-6.5
Long Jump2. Tarik Batchelor — 7.90m/25-11
8. Jarrion Lawson — 7.56m/24-9.759. Anthony May II — 7.50m/24-7.25
Triple Jump2. Tarik Batchelor — 15.93m/52-3.255. Anthony May II — 15.62m/51-3
Javelin
9. Jeff Woods — 63.34m/207-10
Decathlon
3. Kevin Lazas — 7,537 points4. Matt Kirbos — 6,935 points7. Nathanael Franks — 6,494 points8. Julius Sommer — 6,306 points
BOLD — new addition from last weekend



Sports Category : Track & Field (M)