Texas' Micaiah Harris competes in the men's 200 meters during the NCAA outdoor track and field championships Friday, June 7, 2019, in Austin, Texas. [NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

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Texas track and field team sets a pair of school records at Razorback Invitational

Posted January 31st, 2020

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The Texas track and field team broke two school records at the Razorback Invitational on Friday in Fayetteville, Ark.

Micaiah Harris didn’t let last week’s record stay on top as he bested his own 200-meter time Friday with a mark of 20.49 seconds. He leads the world with that time.

Also breaking a school record, the women’s distance medley relay team finished its race in 11 minutes, 4.31 seconds. Alexandria Cruz, Serenity Douglas, Valery Tobias and Kathryn Gillespie teamed up to take fourth place and set the new record. Gillespie set a school record in the mile last week.

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The men’s distance medley relay team took second with a time of 9:36.16 which is the second best time in the NCAA this season.

In the women’s 200, Julien Alfred took second place with a time of 23.08. Kennedy Simon finished right behind her with a time of 23.44.

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