Women compete in the 400 meter Hurdles event during the Clyde Littlefield 92nd Texas Relays at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas Thursday , March 28, 2019 [RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

Track & Field

Texas Relays notebook: The Horns’ latest Johnson — Camille — makes her Relays debut

Posted March 28th, 2019


Texas freshman Camille Johnson finished ninth in the women’s javelin Thursday at the Texas Relays with a top throw of 43.49 feet. She’s the daughter of former UT football All-American Johnnie Johnson; her brothers, Collin and Kirk, play for the Longhorns’ football team.

Missouri’s Ava Curry (50.74) took first place.

Johnson and UT teammate Elena Bruckner are from the same high school in California.


Anderson dominates: Competing unattached, Brooke Anderson won the women’s hammer throw Thursday with a dominating performance.

Anderson recorded the four best tosses of the event, topping out at 243-4 on her fifth attempt. Competing for Northern Arizona, Anderson also won the hammer throw at the 2018 Relays.

Bruckner, a UT junior, fouled on her first three attempts and did not finish the event.

Daniel Roberts won the men’s hammer throw with a toss of 235-8.

Etc.: Texas senior Kirema Macharia was timed in 54.83 in his heat in the 400-meter hurdles. Sophomore teammate Isaiah Lucas was timed in 54.90 in his heat. … Marble Falls sophomore Bailey Goggans was scheduled to run in the 800-meter invitational Thursday night. Goggans was to compete against six collegiate runners (including UT’s Gabby Crank) and two pros. Goggans won the Class 5A 800-meter title at last year’s UIL state meet.