RECAP: Godwin takes third at SFA in Javelin

Saturday, April 8, 2017

NACOGDOCHES – UT Tyler junior Matthew Godwin had a throw of 56.62 to finish third in the Javelin at the SFA Skechers Performance Carl Knight Invitational on Friday to lead the Patriots. The meet continues on Saturday with the Patriots competing in events throughout the day.

Michaela Heys was 10th in the Steeplechase with a time of 12:41 and Quinton Bryson and Erik Sanchez were 10th and 11th in the men’s Steeplechase. Will McIlroy ran a 15:55 for 20th in the 5,000 meters and Shafen Borah was 22nd with a time of 4:17 in the 1,500 meters. Nikelas Simmons was ninth in the Javelin with a distance of 42.75 for the Patriots, and Joseph Ruiz was 10th at 40.95. Matthew Roe would finish 10th in the shot put at 12.62 meters and Victoria Nix was sixth overall in the Pole Vault by clearing 3.56 meters.