Trinity Track & Field Wraps Successful Weekend at UIW Invitational

Trinity Track & Field Wraps Successful Weekend at UIW Invitational

San Antonio – Trinity's men's and women's track & field teams wrapped up the University of the Incarnate Word (TX) Invitational with several strong performances.



Trinity All-American Britney Sullivan reclaimed the school record in the triple jump on Saturday, reaching a mark of 12.04 meters. Sullivan also had a personal-best race in the 100 meter dash, finishing in 12.63 seconds.

Andy Garza and Triniti Lemmons both set new personal records as well, and each athlete moved into the top 10 in school history. Garza jumped 11.22 meters in the triple jump to tie for fourth in school history, while Lemmons finished the 100 meter dash in 12.55 seconds to move into the top five.

On the men's side, Christian Matta had an outstanding day in both the 100 and 200 meter dash events. Matta posted personal records with a time of 10.93 seconds in the 100 and 21.87 seconds in the 200. Those times place him in a tie for second in school history for the 200 and in the top five at Trinity in the 100.

Christopher Stewart also nabbed a new personal best with a time of 10.97 seconds in the 100 meter dash.

Blair Walker also set a new personal record of 22.05 seconds in the 200 meter dash, which places him sixth in Trinity history. Walker also finished seventh in the 400 meter dash with his time of 50.28 seconds.

Cody Hall and Andy Garza won the respective men's and women's 400 meter hurdle races.

Nkolika Nweke was third in the 100 meter dash with her time of 12.08 seconds, which is just 0.04 from the Tiger record time she set just last year. Elizabeth Peters also finished eighth in a time of 12.45 seconds, which is just shy of the personal best that she set last year.

Nweke and Peters were sixth and seventh in the 200 meter dash as well.

Rylie Edwards was sixth in the 400 meter dash and third in the 100 meter hurdles.

Jackson Hollinger (triple jump) and Harry Bellow (800 meters) both finished fourth in their best events of the day.



Trinity will travel to California to compete in the Mt. Sac Relays next week, competing on Thursday, April 19, in the final tune-up before the conference championships at the end of the month.