ABILENE, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons'
men's track and field team will be led by a strong throwing and hurdler
contingent at this weekend's American Southwest Conference
Men's Track and Field Championship in Clinton, Miss.
think we have some individuals that will compete very well and possibly
bring home some individual titles," said HSU Head Coach Rodney Smith.
"We won't have the
depth to compete as a team but we have some guys that could win and even
qualify for the NCAAs with a good meet."
Cowboys will put five runners in the 100 with Patrick Adams, Jose
Bolanos, Kyle Hooper, Joseph Limon and Zeth Barron. Adams has the
fastest time at 11.10.
Kaplinski has the third best time in the conference with a 50.22 in the
400. Kaplinski and Tyson Denton will also compete in the 800 and Denton
in the 1500.
Garret Monita will run in the 5000 and 10000.
Footer is primed for a showdown with McMurry's Junior Saint Preaux in
the 110 hurdles. The two freshmen are ranked 1-2 in the nation. Saint
Preaux has run a
13.90 and Footer a 14.36. Sam Green will also run the 110 hurdles. Green
and Footer also will run the 400 hurdles.
Bolanos, Adams, Limon and Hooper will run the 4x100 relay and Adams, Hooper, Kaplinski and Limon will run the 4x400 relay.
Adams and Bolanos will compete in the high jump and Green, Bolanos and Adams will enter the triple jump.
Kelso will compete in his final ASC meet. He has won the shot put,
discus and javelin in his career he will enter those three events along
with the hammer
Gray and Dustin Baker will enter the shot put and discus. Bryce Bevill
will compete in the discus, javelin and hammer. Zeth Barron will be in
McMurry won the team title a year ago and has won 13 straight ASC crowns. HSU finished third last year.
Schedule of Events
Friday, April 27th
Field Events (3:00 p.m.)
Hammer Throw (Men followed by Women)
Shot Put (Women followed by Men)
Long Jump (Women followed by Men)
High Jump (Men followed by Women)
6:00 p.m. - 3000m Steeple Chase (Women followed by Men)
7:00 p.m. - 10,000m Run (Women followed by Men)
Saturday, April 28th
Field Events (9:00 a.m.)
Discus (Men followed by Women)
Javelin (Women followed by Men)
Triple Jump (Men followed by Women)
Pole Vault (Men followed by Women)
Track Events (1:00 p.m.)
(All Track Events will be Rolling Schedule and Women followed by Men)
100m Hurdles (Women)
110m Hurdles (Men)