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Longhorns win four events at TCU Invitational

Posted March 18th, 2016

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The Texas Longhorns picked up four wins as they turned their attention to outdoor track at the TCU Invitational in Fort Worth on Friday.

Asa Garcia picked up a win in the women’s triple jump event, posting a mark of 42 feet, 4 1/4 inches. It was the sixth best jump in school history.

Mary Beth Hamilton notched another win for the women as she ran a personal best 2:10.27 in the 800-meter run.

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Robert Uhr finished in the top spot of the men’s 1,500-meter run with a time of 3:50.08. Nick Phynn notched the other men’s win with a victory in the triple jump. His wind-aided mark of 49 feet, 3 3/4 inches was better than second place by nearly four feet.

Ashley Miller took second place in the women’s 100-meter hurdles while Ashton Zamzow took second place in the javelin event.

Brian Peterson finished second in the discus throw with a toss of 172-7. Alex Rogers finished second in the 800 meters with a time of 1:52.01. Eric Kroon took second place in the 3,000 meters.

In the women’s pole vault, Kally Long cleared a height of 13-11 1/4 for second place. It’s the second-best mark in school history. She tied the first place height, but lost on number of misses.

Caitland Smith took second in the women’s 100 meters with a time of 11.56.

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