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Relay Record Headlines Seven Event Titles At Desert Heat Classic



Relay Record Headlines Seven Event Titles At Desert Heat Classic
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tennessee’s outside monitor & subject common season wrapped up Saturday with seven occasion victories on the Desert Warmth Basic, together with a college file and collegiate main mark within the girls’s 4×100-meter relay. The Girl Vol quartet of Jacious Sears, Dennisha Web page, DaJour Miles and Jada Seaman received the baton across the oval in 42.52 seconds, the No. 1 mark within the NCAA this season.
UT’s mark within the girls’s 4×100-meter relay rose the college to No. 7 on the collegiate all-time record. This season, it was the second sub-43 clocking by any staff within the nation – additionally the Girl Vols with a mark of 42.98 on March 30 at LSU.
Along with aiding the record-setting relay, Web page was exceptional within the particular person sprints with two wins within the girls’s 100-meter and 200-meter. The Camden, New Jersey, native set personal-best marks of 11.11 (+0.5) and 22.61 (+0.9), respectively, with each performances rating top-8 within the NCAA this season. On the Girl Vol all-time charts, Web page rose to No. 5 in each occasions.
Tennessee picked up its second win of the night within the males’s 4×100-meter relay, with Javonte’ Harding, Davonte Howell, T’Mars McCallum and Emmanuel Bynum posting a season-best time of 39.10 seconds. The group ranks UT because the Tenth quickest program on the collegiate record this season.
Within the males’s excessive bounce, freshman Grant Campbell picked up his third occasion title of the season with a season-best clearance of two.16 meters (7-1). His leap ranks 18th within the nation and fourth amongst NCAA Division I freshmen for the 2024 outside season.
Senior sprinter Javonte’ Harding additionally tallied a season-best for the Vols in his 200-meter victory, stopping the clock at 20.48 seconds. His time ranks twenty fifth on the 2024 NCAA Division I leaderboard.
The ladies’s 4×400-meter relay squad of Javonya Valcourt, Kyla Robinson-Hubbard, Miles and Brianna White completed off the meet with a facility file mark of three:28.53. The indoor record-setting All-American squad turned within the No. 8 mark within the NCAA this season and vaulted as much as No. 4 in Tennessee historical past within the occasion outside.
The Tenth-ranked Girl Vols additionally had a gaggle of pole vaulters compete on Saturday on the Clark Wooden Invitational in Louisville, Kentucky. Junior Sarah Schmitt stole the present with a lifetime-best, school-record clearance of 4.33 meters (14-2.5) to complete as the highest collegian on the meet. The Midlothian, Virginia, native ranks thirteenth on the collegiate record and second within the SEC this season.
UT’s distance squad closed out the App State Open Saturday morning with a 1-2-3-4 sweep within the girls’s 5,000-meter. Freshman Jaci Sievers took the win in 17:23.44, adopted by Lauren Rutlin (17:36.14), Summer time Schuster (17:44.00) and Emma Kate Hamby (18:07.16).
PR TRACKER: Tennessee monitor & subject athletes mixed for eight outside, wind-legal private bests on Saturday on the Desert Warmth Basic and Clark Wooden Invitational.

UP NEXT: The Huge Orange heads to Gainesville, Florida, for the SEC Outside Monitor & Discipline Championships – scheduled for Thursday by Saturday, Could Sep 11 at James G. Pressly Stadium.

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