SPC track and field primed for 2021 Masked Rider Open in Lubbock

SPC track and field primed for 2021 Masked Rider Open in Lubbock

LEVELLAND — The South Plains College men's and women's track and field teams will travel to Lubbock this weekend for the 2021 Masked Rider Open at the Terry & Linda Fuller Track and Field Complex.

The men's and women's javelin and discus events will begin at 1 p.m. on Friday, with running events getting underway at 8 a.m. on Saturday beginning with the women's 10,000 meters. Field events are slated to start with the men's and women's pole vault at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Live results will be available here: https://live.pttiming.com/?mid=2176

South Plains last competed at the Angelo State David Noble Relays last weekend, with the Texans and Lady Texans combining for 15 event titles. The Texans have amassed 22 national qualifying marks to date, looking to add to that number in Lubbock.

Sophomore All-American Khaleb McRae posted the top time in the country in the 400 meters a week ago, running 46.29. Freshman Seydi Sall posted the top time in the country in the men's 800 meters at Angelo, running a 1:51.70. Mehdi Yanouri ranks third in the men's 800 meters, clocking a 1:52.08 at the WTAMU meet on March 19.

Freshman Justin guy posted the second-fastest time in the men's 110 hurdles last weekend, turning in a time of 13.96. Chris Robinson and McRae rank one-two in the 400 hurdles, with Robinson running a 51.73 at WTAMU, while McRae clocked a 51.78 in Canyon. Sophomore All-American Romaine Beckford ranks first in the men's high jump with a mark of 7' 2.5", while Thomas Nieto is second in the pole vault, clearing 16' 10.75".

The Lady Texans have been just as impressive, holding 26 national qualifying marks to date. All-American Onaara Obamuwagun ranks first in the triple jump with a mark of 43' 10.75", and is fourth in the long jump, soaring 19' 9.75" a week ago in Angelo. In the women's 200 meters, Rosemary Chukwuma ranks first with a time of 23.23 and also ranks first in the 100 meters with a time of 11.23.

Success Umukoro currently ranks sixth in the 400 meters in 55.90, and ninth in the 200 meters in 24.02. Cemore Donald ranks fifth in the 800 meters in 2:15.89, while Tia Harry is fifth in the 100 hurdles in 14.24. The Lady Texans hold the top two times in the 4x100 and 4x800, clocking a 45.29 in the 4x100 in Angelo, and a 9:38.71 in the 4x800. In the women's high jump, Joniar Thomas ranks fifth with a clearance of 5' 6", and sixth in the long jump with a mark of 19' 5.5".

Masked Rider Open

Terry & Linda Fuller Track and Field Complex

Schedule of Events

Field Events

April 9 (start times approximate for discus, rolling schedule)

1:00pm Javelin Women, Men to follow @ throws field

2:30pm Discus Women A Section (top nine) @ throws field

3:30pm Discus Men A Section (top nine) @ throws field

5pm Discus Women, followed by Men @ throws field


April 10

1:00pm Pole Vault Men, Women to follow

Long Jump Women and Men (two pits)

High Jump Women, Men to follow

1:00pm Hammer Women, Men to follow @ throws field

3:00pm Triple Jump Women and Men (two pits)

3:30pm Shot Put* Women, Men to follow @ throws field

*will be contested at the conclusion of the Hammer competition

April 10 – Running Events

8:00am 10,000 meters Women

8:45am 10,000 meters Men

3:00pm 3K Steeple Women

3:15pm 3K Steeple Men

3:30pm 4x100m Relay Women

3:35pm 4x100m Relay Men

3:40pm 1500 meters Women

3:50pm 1500 meters Men

4:05pm 100m Hurdles Women

4:15pm 110m Hurdles Men

4:25pm 400 meters Women

4:35pm 400 meters Men

4:55pm 100 meters Women

5:10pm 100 meters Men

5:25pm 800 meters Women

5:35pm 800 meters Men

5:50pm 400m Hurdles Women

6:00pm 400m Hurdles Men

6:10pm 200 meters Women

6:30pm 200 meters Men

6:50pm 5000 meters Women

7:15pm 5000 meters Men

7:35pm 4X400m Relay Women

7:45pm 4X400m Relay Men

8:00pm Scheduled end of meet