LUBBOCK, Texas – The Texas Tech men scored 159 points, 81 alone from the 60m, 200m and 60m hurdles to capture its third Big 12 indoor title in program history (2018, 2019), Saturday evening inside the Sports Performance Center.
Team Scores – Men
Texas Tech – 159
Oklahoma State – 111
Texas – 105
Kansas – 96
Iowa State – 76
Oklahoma – 75
Baylor – 60
Kansas State – 29
TCU – 27
Team Scores – Women
Oklahoma State – 146
Texas – 136.5
Oklahoma – 99.5
Texas Tech – 93.5
Iowa State – 59
Baylor – 57
Kansas – 54.5
Kansas State – 38
West Virginia – 37
TCU – 20
Tech entered the Championship Saturday with 28 points – that all began to change just after 2 p.m. In the 60m hurdles, Caleb Dean exploded out of the blocks running to a tune of 7.52, a new Tech record. Freshman Antoine Andrews, who set the record a few weeks ago, placed second at 7.59 – original school record before Dean tonight.
Meanwhile, heptathlete Denim Rogers secured 4th running a 7.77. He would go onto to finish 2nd in the heptathlon, scoring 5,827 points. Miquel Dingle – a 17-year-old freshman who signed with Texas Tech football and enrolled in January – rounded out the top-4 with a time of 7.85. Another freshman in Samuel Alves scored 6th, going 8.28.
The 60m dash saw the Red Raiders go 1-2-3-4-7-8, led by Terrence Jones, who ran a 6.48. Don’Dre Swint posted a 6.57, Dean was back at it going 6.58 and Courtney Lindsey fired off a 6.59. Adam Clayton (6.65) and Nylo Clarke (6.74) rounded out the scoring.
Following the 60m, Lindsey capped off his already stellar weekend dropping a time of 20.13 in the 200m for first. The indoor time is 4th in American history and 6th all-time on the world list. As of tonight, it leads the NCAA.
Tech also got huge points from the field section as Chris Welch took the triple jump title on his final leap, going 16.19m (53-1.50). Omamuyovwi Erhire secured third going 16.01m (52-6.50). Erhire also placed 3rd in the high jump at 2.18m (7-1.75), same as Kaithon McDonald.
Field Gatlin and Malin Smith finished 6th and 7th, respectively.
In her first meet as a Red Raider, Anne-Suzanna Fosther-Katta took home the triple jump title going 13.76m (45-1.75). Onaara Obamuwagun finished 2nd at 13.54m (44-5.25).
Demisha Roswell secured the 60m hurdles crown with a time of 8.04. Freshman Naomi Krebs finished 7th (8.39).
Rosemary Chukwuma placed 2nd in the 60m (7.17) while taking 3rd in the 200m (22.68) – lowered her school record.
Sylvia Schulz(1:20.06) and Oskar Edlund (1:08.65) each finished 3rd in the 600yd.
Halena Rahmaan lowered her school record she set last week in the 1000m to 2:48.80 taking 2nd.
The women’s 4×400 of Nayanna Dubarry-Gay, Zarie Dumas, Schulz and Le-Taija Jackson clocked in at 3:34.71 for 2nd.
Tech will have the week off before heading to Albuquerque for the NCAA Indoor Championships Mar. 10-11.
Release provided by Christ Duarte Texas Tech Athletics