The UT Tyler men's and women's track teams competed in one of the last events before the ASC championship, with several athletes setting new school records. Alexis Baldwin set two new records in the 100 meter and 200 meter dash.
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 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 women's track and field standout Whitney Simmons has been named the ASC Co-Athlete of the Week, the league announced Wednesday. Simmons, a freshman, set a new record in the Hammer throw in San Antonio.
The UT Tyler women's track and field team had a strong day at the Trinity University Tiger Relays on Friday evening. Freshman thrower Whitney Simmons set a new school record in the Hammer with a toss of 49.35 meters.