PREVIEW: @UTT_TF to compete in Missouri

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
by Wes Bloomquist |

TYLER – The UT Tyler Patriots will compete in their second indoor meet of the season at the Missouri Southern Lion Open at the Mercy Indoor Track on Friday and Saturday in Joplin, Missouri. The Patriots will be sending 24 athletes to Missouri, including Zach Richardson who ran the second fastest 60-meter in program history with a time of 7.08 at the UCO Open two weeks ago and Cody Benton who set a new UT Tyler long jump record at 21-feet, 10.25 inches. Victoria Nix will also be back in action after she cleared 10-feet in the pole vault for a fifth-place finish.

UT Tyler will continue its indoor season next week at the UCO Open in Norman, Oklahoma before hosting outdoor events with the East Texas Time Trial on Friday, Feb. 23 at Grace Community School and the Marc Randle Classic on Friday, March 2 at The Brook Hill School in Bullard. The 2018 NCAA Division III Indoor Nationals are set for March 9-10 in Birmingham, Alabama.

UT Tyler Women

Kaylee Prather (60, 200, Long Jump)
Kyra Winn (60, 200)
Ashton Hawkins (60, 200)
Zoraya Nunez (600)
Victoria Nix (Pole Vault)
Michaela McGeary (Shot Put, Weight Throw)
Sydney Makowski (Shot Put, Weight Throw)
Emma Snyder (Shot Put, Weight Throw)
Baylee Cochran (Shot Put, Weight Throw)

UT Tyler Men

Zach Richardson (200, 4x400)
Kade Trompler (60, 200, 4x400)
Damarion Greenwood (200, 4x400, High Jump)
Grayson Lawrence (4x400)
Mark Phillips (60, 200, 4x400)
Josh Garcia (60, 4x400, Triple Jump)
McCrea Lopez (60, 4x400, Triple Jump)
Collin Rippy (400, 4x400)
Jonathan Tran (400)
Daniel Juren (600, 4x400)
Ed Miller (600, 4x400)
Chris Goodson (High Jump, Triple Jump)
Cody Benton (Long Jump, Triple Jump)
Nikelas Simmons (Shot Put, Weight Throw)
Daulton Coleman (Weight Throw)