Kentucky Track & Field Posts Five Wins Friday at McCravy Memorial
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky indoor track and field teams posted five event victories Friday at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet held at UK’s Nutter Field House.
Sophomore Anthaya Charlton claimed the first Wildcat win of the day by eclipsing 20 feet in the long jump, finishing at 20’3.5”/6.18 meters. Charlton moved to No. 8 on the UK all-time list.
The women’s DMR of Jenna Schwinghamer, Mahogany Mobley, Phoebe McCowan and Tori Herman won with the ninth fastest time in program history (11:17.69).
Junior Simi Akinrinsola was the next Wildcat victor, hurling 63’2”/19.25m in the women’s weight throw.
Robbie Springfield won the men’s long jump with a strong winning mark of 25’3.5”/7.71m.
Brandon Miller won the men’s 200m (20.98) and Wildcats went 1-2-3 in the event (Kennedy Lightner and Jackson) with unattached Myles Anders fourth.
Freshman Jordan Anthony moved to No. 5 on the UK all-time list with a time of 6.63Q in the men’s 60m first round. He and Langston Jackson were the top two qualfiers in the 60m prelims.
Six Wildcats qualified for the women’s 60m final: Masai Russell, Colleen Branch, Victoria Perrow, Shadajah Ballard, Anthaya Charlton and Tamiia Fuller.
Russell, Ballard, Yasmin Brooks and Annika Williams qualified for the women’s 60H final.
Mallory Mullen took second place in the women’s high jump. Payton Phillips earned second place in the women’s pole vault. Alumnus Brian Faust was runner-up in the men’s 600m. UK’s women’s DMR of Sydney Steely, Cristal Mosley, DeAnna Martin and and Kaylie Kenne were runners-up. Karimah Davis, competing unattached was second in the women’s 200m. UK’s Men’s DMR of Alex Alston, Brandon Nyandoro, John O’Donnell, Aaron Withrow took second place in 10:02.36.
Justin Swann placed third in the men’s 600m. Michael Browning earned third place in the men’s weight throw.
Saturday’s action begins at noon. In addition to Kentucky, the list of teams slated to participate features Alabama State, Butler, Campbellsville, Cumberlands, Grambling, Eastern Kentucky, Howard, Kennesaw State, Life, Midway, Northern Kentucky, Oakland, Ohio State, Transylvania, Tulane and Union (Ky.)
The meet is open to the public. Admission is free and parking is available in the Green Lot adjacent to Kroger Field. Fan information is available at https://ukathletics.com/news/2023/01/05/kentucky-track-field-indoor-home-meet-information-2/. Live results are available at https://kentucky.tfresult.com/?mid=5376. The meet is being streamed live onSEC Network+.
The event is named in honor of Kentucky track athlete Rod McCravy, who had established himself as a leader with great respect and care for others before he died in 1987 at the age of 19.
|Friday, January 13th|
|Women||High Jump||Final||2. Mallory Mullen: 5’8.5”/1.74m|
|Men||High Jump||Final||4. Donsten Brown: 6’4.75”/1.95m|
|Women||Long Jump||Prelim/Final||1. Anthaya Charlton:
20’3.5”/6.18m | PB, T-No. 8 on UK all-time list
5. Sophie Galloway:
7. Meg Wilson: 17’11”/5.46m
|Men||Long Jump||Prelim/Final||1. Robbie Springfield: 25’3.5”/7.71m
9. Trey Causey III: 22’2.25”/6.76m
|Women||Weight Throw||Prelim/Final||1. Simi Akinrinsola, 63’2”/19.25m
7. Leah Moore, 53’9”/16.38m
|Men||Weight Throw||Prelim/Final||3. Michael Browning: 64’5.25”/19.64m
6. Daroyce Flemons: 57’3.75”/17.47m
10. Dennis Ohene-Adu: 54’0”/16.46m
|Women||60 Meter||First Round||2. Masai Russell: 7.45Q
5. Colleen Branch: 7.53Q
7. Victoria Perrow: 7.54Q
8. Shadajah Ballard: 7.54Q
9. Anthaya Charlton, 7.61Q
13. Tamiia Fuller, 7.67Q
|Men||60 Meter||First Round||1. Jordan Anthony, 6.63Q | No. 5 on UK all-time list
2. Langston Jackson, 6.74Q
|Women||Pole Vault||Final||2. Payton Phillips: 12’8.25”/3.87m
4. Kaitlyn Cain: 12’8.25”/3.87m
|Women||60 Hurdles||First Round||1. Masai Russell, 8.09Q
2. Shadajah Ballard, 8.40Q
4. Yasmin Brooks, 8.51Q
14. Annika Williams, 8.81q
|Women||600 Meter||Final||4. Bryanna Lucas, 1:35.98|
|Men||600 Meter||Final||2. Brian Faust (Alum): 1:18.01
3. Justin Swann: 1:18.89
|Women||DMR||Final||1. UK (Jenna Schwinghamer, Christal Mosley, DeAnna Martin, Tori Herman): 11:17.69 | No. 9 on UK all-time list
2. UK (Sydney Steely, Mahogany Mobley, Phoebe McCowan, Kaylie Kenne): 11:30.72
|Men||DMR||Final||2. UK (Alex Alston, Brandon Nyandoro, John O’Donnell, Aaron Withrow): 10:02.36
5. UK (McLean Griffin, Tavon Williams, Alex Justus, Harper Moore): 10:15.34
|Women||200 Meter||Final||2. Karimah Davis (unattached): 24.10
4. Victoria Perrow: 24.27
5. Tamiia Fuller: 24.31
7. Colleen Branch: 24.40
14. Anthaya Charlton: 24.90
15. Megan Moss: 24.91
21. Seven Simms: 25.35
55. Cierra Fogg: 28.15
56. Patrice Cornelius: 28.17
|Men||200 Meter||Final||1. Brandon Miller: 20.98
2. Kennedy Lightner: 21.04
3. Langston Jackson: 21.13
4. Myles Anders (Unattached): 21.70
|Saturday, January 14th|
|12:00 PM||Women||Shot Put||Prelim/Final||Akinrinsola, Moore, A. Williams|
|to follow||Men||Shot Put||Prelim/Final||Jo. Sobota, Ohene-Adu, Ja. Sobota|
|12:00 PM||Women||Triple Jump||Prelim/Final||Galloway|
|to follow||Men||Triple Jump||Prelim/Final||Palmer|
|12:00 PM||Women||60 Meter||Semifinal||Perrow, Ballard, Charlton, Fuller, Russell, Branch|
|12:10 PM||Men||60 Meter||Semifinal||L. Jackson, Anthony|
|12:20 PM||Women||60 Hurdles||Semifinal||Russell, Brooks, Ballard, A. Williams, Galloway|
|12:30 PM||Men||60 Hurdles||Semifinal|
|12:40 PM||Women||Mile||Final||Kruger, Roden|
|1:00 PM||Men||Mile||Final||Brush, Duvall|
|1:00 PM||Men||Pole Vault||Final||Daniel, Shepler, Ja. Sobota|
|1:20 PM||Women||60 Meter||Final||Perrow, Ballard, Charlton, Fuller, Russell, Branch|
|1:25 PM||Men||60 Meter||Final||L. Jackson, Anthony|
|1:30 PM||Women||60 Hurdles||Final||Russell, Brooks, Ballard, A. Williams, Galloway|
|1:35 PM||Men||60 Hurdles||Final|
|1:45 PM||Women||400 Meter||Final||Moss, Mosley, Wallace, J. Jackson, Mobley|
|2:20 PM||Men||400 Meter||Final||Lawrence Jr., Nyandoro, O’Daniel, T. Williams|
|2:50 PM||Women||800 Meter||Final||Lucas, Miles, Scoggin|
|3:00 PM||Men||800 Meter||Final||Swann, O’Donnell|
|3:15 PM||Women||3000 Meter||Final||Melzer, Aydt|
|3:45 PM||Men||3000 Meter||Final|
|4:15 PM||Women||4 x 400 Meter Relay||Final||UK|
|4:35 PM||Men||4 x 400 Meter Relay||Final||UK|