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Weekend Roundup - March 11, 2019

3/11/2019
 

NCAA I MEN

 

— Florida junior Grant Holloway was the star of the men’s NCAA Division I Indoor Championships at Birmingham, setting an American record of 7.35 in the 60m hurdles and winning the 60m in 6.50 to become only the second athlete ever to do that double at the meet. Holloway was also third in the long jump and helped his Gators to a bronze in the 4x400m relay to end up with 27.5 points as Florida captured the team title for the second year in a row.

 

— Running the sixth-fastest indoor 400m in history, South Carolina State’s Tyrell Richard became the No. 5 performer on the world all-time list with his 44.82.

 

Payton Otterdahl took double gold in the throws for North Dakota State, winning the shot with a 21.71m/71-2.75 toss and the 35-pound weight throw with a 24.11m/79-1.25 effort.

 

NCAA I WOMEN

 

— Arkansas came away with the team trophy, scoring 62 points to beat runners-up USC by 11, but the Women of Troy sped to gold in the 60m, 400m and 60m hurdles. Twanisha Terry zipped to a 7.14 in the dash, while Kaelin Roberts had a world-leading 51.50 in the 400m. Chanel Brissett matched her lifetime best in the 60H at 7.90 to edge Kayla White of North Carolina A&T. White came back to win the 200m at 22.66, the fastest time in the world for 2019.

 

Payton Chadwick gave Arkansas bronze in the 200m (22.99) and 60H (7.97) and anchored the Razorbacks to bronze in the 4x400 with a 52.50 carry.

 

— Miami’s Michelle Atherley scored 4,547 points in the pentathlon to move to ninth on the U.S. all-time list and is now No. 7 on the all-time collegiate list.

 

Sade Olatoye of Ohio State climbed to No. 7 on the all-time world list in the 20-pound weight throw with a 24.46m/80-3 in round four.

 

NCAA II

 

Ashland (men) and Adams State (women) won team titles at Pittsburg, Kansas. Myles Pringle of Ashland clocked 45.67 to win the men’s 400m and Kandace Thomas of Adams State took top honors in the 200m (23.57) along with silver in the 60m (7.26).

 

NCAA III

 

North Central College won its sixth indoor men's team title and Williams College picked up a second team trophy at the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Top individual performances were turned in by Wisconsin-Eau Claire's David Kornack in the shot put (19.83m/65-0.75) and Macalester's Phoebe Aguiar in the 800m (2:07.50).




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