SMU concluded its first meet of the 2014 outdoor season with three first place finishes on day two of the TCU Horned Frog Invitational Friday at the Lowdown Track Field Complex in Fort Worth, Texas.
Senior Lisa Egarter earned one of the three first place finishes recorded by SMU, with a high jump of 1.68 meters. Junior Stephanie Kalu finished the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.15 seconds for the Mustangs second first place finish. Sophomore Lucija Cvitanovic rounded off the trio of first place finishers with her throw of 47.9 meters in the javelin competition.
Senior Helena Perez finished third in the shot put with a throw of 15.69 meter while junior Rayann Chinn threw for 14.72 meters for a fourth place finish. First-year Tochi Nlemchi recorded a throw of 14.65 to finish in fifth.
In addition to her first-place finish in the 100-meter dashm Kalu also placedsecond in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.21 seconds.
With Karoline Skatteboe finishing fourth (4:43.03) and Shanoah Souza finishing fifth (4:44.89) the Mustangs recorded two top-ten finishes in the 1,500 meter run.
As impressive as SMU was in the 1,500-meter run, the Mustangs were even more dominant in the 3,000-meter run with five top-10 finishes, first-year Tova Magnusson led SMU with a second place finish with a time of 9:53.03.
The Mustangs hope to build on their success in Fort Worth when the team travels to Austin, Texas for the Texas Relays to be held from March 26 – 29.