On Wednesday, Jamaica’s Natoya Goule representing South Plains College broke the Texas Relays record in the women's 800m, clocking in at 2 minutes, 4.41 seconds on Wednesday. Goule shattered the previous mark of 2:08.20 by Clarisse Moh from South Alabama in 2008. (
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Goule’s compatriot, Julian Reid of Texas A&M, won the triple jump for the second time in three years. Reid had a windy winning mark of 54 ft.-8.75 ins. (16.88m) to win over LSU's Zedric Thomas, who hit a mark of 54’-1.25”. Reid also won the triple jump in 2009. A&M’s graduate Zuheir Sharif claimed the 2010 title.
Kimberly Williams, also of Jamaica and Florida State University, captured the women's triple jump with a wind-aided 46’-9”. In the process, Williams also set a Texas Relays record with a wind-legal jump of 46’-1¼”.
A&M’s Tabarie Henry of the US Virgin Islands (45.0) and Demetrius Pinder of the Bahamas (45.0) teamed up with Bryan Miller (45.2) Michael Preble (45.3) to break a 26-year-old record held by Baylor in the 4x400 relay. The squad posted the meet record of 3:00.45 to erase the 1985 mark of 3:00.88 set by Baylor.
Anchored by Pinder, the team also broke the A&M school record of 3:00.89 set in winning the NCAA title last year, as the Aggies become the seventh fastest school ever with the eighth best performance. Baylor finished second to A&M with a 3:01.77 while LSU was third in 3:02.23. USC placed fourth at 3:02.87.
Trinidad’s Semoy Hackett (10.98) of LSU clocked a wind-aided 10.98 secs. for second in the women’s 100m dash.