The UT Tyler Men's and Women's track and field teams are ready the 2014 American Southwest Conference Track and Field Championships, Friday-Saturday at the HSU Track and Field Complex on the campus of Hardin Simmons University.
The UT Tyler men's and women's track teams competed at multiple events across the state, ranging from Abilene in the West to New Summerfield in ETX. Buck Thompson and Whitney Simmons each had strong showings in Abilene.
The UT Tyler men's and women's track and field teams competed at the Skechers-SFA Invitational, finishing the meet with a strong final day. Freshman runner Jonathan Paez set a new record in the 110 meter hurdles, finishing in 15.35 seconds.
The UT Tyler men's and women's track and field teams opened the Skechers-SFA Invitational on Friday evening, with several athletes competing. The invitational will resume on Saturday, with most of the Patriots back in action.
UT Tyler men's track and field runner Jonathan Paez has been named the ASC Conference Co-Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday. Paez, a freshman, ran at two events this past Friday, setting records at both.