Feb. 7, 2014
AUBURN, Ala. - The Auburn track and field team began competition at the 39th Annual Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational on Friday, as five Tigers secured positions for final races on Saturday.
In the heptathlon, sophomore Parker Shearer is in second place with 2,850 points, 290 behind USC’s Viktor Fajoyami, with three events slated for Saturday. Shearer set personal records in the 60m dash (7.55), high jump (6-5.50/1.97m) and shot put (41-11.25/12.78m).
Freshman Ebony Morrison tied her top mark of 8.42 and finished third among eligible qualifiers, while freshman Sashel Brown etched a new personal best time of 8.56 to qualify for the 60m hurdles final.
In the men’s 60m hurdles, junior Torrey Campbell qualified for the final with a personal best time of 7.85. Junior Gary Ford also recorded a personal record with a time of 7.98.
Senior Keenan Brock secured a spot in the 60m final after qualifying with a time of 6.76. In the women’s 60m, senior V’alonee Robinson qualified for the final at 7.43.
In the long jump, freshman Raven Stewart set a new personal best with a jump of 18-1.50/5.52m, while junior Adam Civitano PR’d in the 400m with a time of 50.78. Junior Anna McCloskey recorded a new personal record in the weight throw with a throw of 50-5.25/15.37m.
The Husker Invitational with continue on Saturday at 10 am CT. Live scoring for the meet can be found online at http://www.huskers.com/fls/100/trackstats/14FSHI/index.htm.
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