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March 7, 2020

San Antonio, TX- Southwestern Assemblies of God (SAGU) Track team competed in the Trinity Invitational Meet on Friday. SAGU had nine men and six women travel and the group accomplished a few different milestones individually and as a team. 

Zackery Hammond had NCCAA qualifying marks in the 3000SC & 5000m

Lions Racers

NCCAA National Qualifying Marks Obtained

Men

Zackery Hammond (SO/Corsican, TX) - 3000SC & 5000m

Robert Herrera (JR/Lyford, TX) - 10,000m

Arturo Valdez (SO/Eagles Pass, TX) - 800m

Karrington Pierce (JR/Mesquite, TX) - 100m

Women

4x100 Relay- Barclift (JR/Irving, TX), Holder (SO/Maypearl, TX), O'Campo-Turicos (JR/La Porte, TX), Collins (FR/Houston, TX)

School Records Broken or Set

Men

Robert Herrera - 32:36 in 10000m

Karrington Pierce - 11.24 in 100m

Winston Griffith (SO/Weatherford, TX)- 17.74 in 110H, 1:01.2 in 400H, 5.42m in Long Jump, & 33.37m in Javelin

Ethan Cummings (FR/Joshua, TX)- 10.06m in Triple Jump

4x400 Relay - 3:39.51

Women

Mahogani Collins - 1:04.65

Yanelly O'Campo-Turicos - 1:18.8 in 400H

4x100 Relay - 51.04

Covarrubias Corner

  • “Today was one of the greatest days in our program's history, and it was a remarkable sight to see!  We traveled fifteen runners (9 men and 6 women), and for the first time ever and had at least one runner entered in every single running event on the docket. This included two relay teams and three field events. That accomplishment shows how much we have progress and growth in our program. I think the most amazing part of the day that nine of the fifteen athletes qualified for the NCCAA National Championships and they set or broke eleven records! You can’t ask for a better day at the track, especially at the season opener. I believe that if they continue to remain hungry and keep up with their training, this will be the best season yet!”

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