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White-Austin Breaks 2nd School Record in Texas

White-Austin Breaks 2nd School Record in Texas


LUBBOCK, Texas & SEATTLE, Wash. – Arizona Track & Field opened the weekend on Friday with the Texas Tech Jarvis Scott Open in Lubbock and the Husky Invitational in Seattle. Most of the team competed at Texas Tech, while the distance crew ran at Washington. Trayvion White-Austin stole the show for the Wildcats, breaking the school record in the men’s 60m with a time of 6.63. Zach Landa and Jenica Bosko also posted top-three finishes on the day for the team.
 
TOP-THREE FINISHES
Jenica Bosko – Third, Women’s Long Jump, Texas Tech Jarvis Scott Open
Zach Landa – Third, Men’s Weight Throw, Texas Tech Jarvis Scott Open
 
FIELD HIGHLIGHTS
TEXAS TECH
Zach Landa notched a top-three finish in the men’s weight throw, posting a mark of 67-10.75 (20.69m) and placing third. Youssef Koudssi had a big throw of 59-5 (18.11m) in the event which is a new personal best.
 
In the women’s long jump, Jenica Bosko finished third overall with a mark of 19-11 (6.07m). She has finished in the top three in all the long jump competitions she’s competed in so far this year. Both Taylen Wise and Lauryn Ford had jumps right around their personal bests, with Wise going 19-8 (5.99m) and Ford going 19-4 (5.89m).
 
The Wildcats had three finishers in the top nine of the men’s long jump: Sir Jonathan Sims, Pierce LaCoste, and Reinaldo Rodrigues. Sims was the top finisher for the team, posting a personal best jump of 25-0 (7.62) to help him finish fifth overall. LaCoste placed seventh with a leap of 24-4.25 (7.42m) and Rodrigues finished ninth with a jump of 24-0.75 (7.33m).
 
Ava David started the day for the Wildcats with the women’s weight throw, placing seventh overall. Both Tapenisa Havea and Lauryn Love posted personal best marks in the event as well.
 
TRACK HIGHLIGHTS
TEXAS TECH
It was another school record performance for Trayvion White-Austin this season, but this time in the men’s 60m. In the first round of the event, White-Austin ran a 6.67, which was the fastest time overall. That time also marked a personal best and was just 0.01 seconds off the school record. In the next round, White-Austin was finally able to mark another school record off his…

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