Texas Tech men win Big 12 Indoor title

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Texas Tech men claimed its second-straight Big 12 Indoor title scoring 152 points en route to the program’s fourth overall indoor trophy. The women’s team finished second with 104 points.


Men’s Top-5 Teams

  • Texas Tech – 152
  • OSU – 92
  • Texas – 89
  • Kansas – 81
  • Iowa State – 67.5


Women’s Top-5 Teams

  • Texas – 135
  • Texas Tech – 104
  • OSU – 103.5
  • BYU – 71
  • Baylor – 44


The bulk of the men’s 154 points came from the sprints side as Tech totaled 75 points between the 4×400 (10), 60m (29), 400m (10), 600yd (7), and 60m hurdles (19).


The Red Raiders crowned four individual champions Saturday as Don’Dre Swint (6.55) and Rosemary Chukwuma (7.23) won the 60m. Temitope Adeshina claimed the high jump (1.90m | 6-2 ¾), while Terrence Jones won the 200m (20.21). Tech’s 4×400 team of Caleb Dean, Carl Hicks, Josh Bour and Shaemar Uter put the icing on the cake with a school record 4×400 time of 3:02.76. Dean was named the meet’s High Point Scorer with 17.5 points.


In the men’s 60m, the Red Raiders turned in a 1-2-4-5-6 finish led by Swint. Dean and Houston’s Shaun Maswanganyi tied in second at 6.62 (.620). Meanwhile, the women’s 60m squad turned in a 1-2-3 finished led by Chukwuma. Alyssa Colbert (7.26) and Success Umukoro (728) finished second and third, respectively.


The men’s 60m hurdles witnessed four Red Raiders score with Dean coming in second with a time of 7.58. Antoine Andrews (7.60, SB), DeVontae Ford (7.72), and Miquel Dingle (7.83 =PB) placed third, sixth and seventh, respectively.


Freshman Adeshina only needed three jumps to win the title as she started the competition at 1.76m (5-9 ¼) before bowing out attempting 1.94m (6-4 ¼). On the men’s side, Omamuyovwi Erhire finished second at a height of 2.23m (7-3 ¾), equaling his lifetime best.

After false starting in the 60m, Jones’ 200m time of 20.21 stands as the No. 1 time in the country.


The women’s triple jump saw Ruta Lasmane and Anne-Suzanna Foster Katta go 2-3. Lasmane leaped 13.64m (44-9), while Foster-Katta equaled her season-best mark of 13.41m (44-0)



  • Kayla Jones placed 3rd in the 600yd at 1:20.06.
  • Shaemar Uter finished 2nd in the 400m (45.68).
  • Juliet Cherubet placed 2nd in the 3000m (9:07.41).
  • Ernest Cheruiyot placed 3rd in the 3000m (7:59.13)
  • Erhire finished 4th in the triple jump at 15.54m (51-0) as Stacy Brown Jr placed 5th at 15.46m (50-8 ¾).
  • Destiny Smith led the way in the women’s 60m hurdles placing 4th with a time of 8.22.



Release Provided By Chris Duarte Texas Tech Athletics

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