Sooners Wrap Up Weekend with Three Wins

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
APRIL 05, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.—Alex Morgan, Matthias Wicks and Everette Favor captured wins at the Crimson Tide Invitational on Saturday to wrap up the second half of the University of Oklahoma track and field teams' split weekend.

Morgan’s win came in the discus, where she took control of the event with her first attempt. She registered a record-setting effort on her final attempt, unleashing a 172-2. Her winning throw, a personal best, set a Crimson Tide Invitational meet record, replacing the 168-8 mark of Nebraska's Morgan Wilken in 2013.

Kate Foster recorded a 151-1 effort for fifth place.

Wicks won the 110-meter hurdles, crossing the finish line in 14.39 for the win.

Favor won the pole vault with a mark of 16-4 3/4, nearly matching his personal best. He beat out his competition by over five inches.

Oklahoma also had success in the men’s and women’s 400-meter dash. Daunicia Demerson finished second with a time of 54.77, setting a personal best. Ethan Baker finished second with his time of 47.44 in the race.

The javelin throw was a good scoring event for the men and women. Garrett Snow and Tyler Renton finished third and fourth while Avione Allgood, Liz Herrs and Ashley Kowalewski placed second, fourth and sixth.

In the team standings, the Sooners finished fifth on the women’s side with 45 points while the men were seventh with 41 points.

Up next for the Sooners is the John McDonnell Invitational, scheduled for April 12 in Fayetteville, Ark.





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