Adejokun, Seagraves and Brome record first places at Red Raider Open

LUBBOCK, TXPriscilla Adejokun, Brandon Seagreaves and Jadon Brome all clinched first place at Texas Tech’s Red Raider Open on Friday.

Women’s Weighted Throw
Adejokun underlined the top spots with a career-best 21.95 in the women’s weighted throw final. She beat her No. 5 national mark from last week by increasing her throw by 0.19. She separated herself from the rest of the competition by finishing 1.17m ahead of second place. It was the second week in a row that Adejokun finished in first place in the women’s shot put. Nu’uausala Tuilefano also finished in the top five entrants recording an 18.03 for fifth place in the final.

a thousand men
Seagraves hastily finished the men’s mile clocking 4:17.20. It was his second first place finish in as many weeks as he recorded a first place finish in the 3000m last week at the Leonard Hilton Memorial meet. Teammate Devin Vallejo-Bannister also gave the Cougars points by finishing fourth with a time of 4:19.63.

Triple jump men
Brome recorded a first-place finish for the Cougars in the men’s triple jump with a mark of 15.50m. His jump was good for No. 24 in the nation and his second-place finish this season. Caleb Malbrough and Quinton Stringfellow completed Houston’s triple jump as Malbrough was fourth at 14.77 and Stringfellow posted a 14.69 for fifth.

4×400 men
A team of tyrell valentine, Shaun Maswanganyi, Quivell Jordan and Trey Johnson stormed the 4x400m relay, finishing second in the nation’s No. 5 time. Their time of 3:07.09 was a season best and just 00.19 seconds behind Florida’s 4th-ranked relay team in the nation.

Men’s Pole Vault
Christyan Sampey recorded a second-place finish in the men’s pole vault. He cleared a height of 5.23 to rank No. 18 in the nation while Ben Percéfull cleared a height of 5.13 to finish fourth good for the No. 30 in the nation.

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