Former Garvey Maceo Excessive College runner Karayme Bartley ran a private greatest 20.42 seconds (1.3m/s) on Saturday to win the 200m on the Texas Tech Open in Lubbock, Texas, the quickest time over the half lap by a Jamaican man thus far this 12 months.
Bartley, who’s a senior at Texas Tech, and likewise attended Iowa Central Neighborhood Faculty and the College of Iowa, improved on his earlier better of 20.51 seconds and is ranked quantity 12 within the Nationwide Collegiate Athletics Affiliation (NCAA) rankings.
Former Jamaica Faculty athlete Safin Wills, additionally of Texas Tech, was second in his first out of doors lengthy leap with a greatest mark of seven.42m (1.3m/s).
In the meantime, Wayne Lawrence of the College of Iowa received the lads’s 200m/400m double on the Big10 Relays hosted by the College of Illinois and which ended on Saturday, and there have been additionally wins for Minnesota’s Abigail Schaaffe within the girls’s 400m hurdles and the College of Nebraska’s Terol Wilson within the males’s triple leap.
Lawrence received the 400m in 46.72 seconds with former Kingston Faculty runner Colin Rowe clocking 48.61 seconds.
He additionally took the 200m in a wind-aided 20.71 seconds (2.8m/s), whereas former Kingston Faculty jumper Wilson received his first occasion on the College of Nebraska, taking the lads’s triple leap with 15.27m (1.6m/s).
Schaaffe received the ladies’s 400m hurdles in a private greatest 58.63 seconds, eighth-best of all-time on the College of Minnesota and primary within the Big10 Convention.
Her teammate, former St Andrew Excessive runner Janielle Josephs was third within the 400m in 55.79 seconds and fourth within the 200m in a wind-aided 24.36 seconds (2.6m/s).
Former Calabar Excessive teammates Kyle Mitchell and Warren Barrett, each of Liberty College, had been first and second within the males’s shot put on the North Carolina A&T College’s Aggie Basic with 18.40m and 17.23m, respectively.
Former Cornwall Faculty jumper Kobe Jordan Rhooms received the triple leap with a wind-aided 14.53m (2.4m/s).
On the John McDonnell Invitational on the College of Arkansas, Daszay Freeman was second within the 100m hurdles in a wind-aided 12.92 seconds (2.8m/s).
Former Wolmer’s Boys’ College runner Jeremy Farr, additionally of Arkansas, was fourth within the males’s 400m in 47.10 seconds, and Ivan Henry of the College of Kansas was seventh in 47.40 seconds.
Henry was additionally second within the 200m in 21.12 (0.8m/s).
Daniel Bailey and Deandre Fyffe, each of the College of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, had top-five finishes within the males’s shot put and discus throw occasions.
Fyffe had a private greatest 17.05m for second within the shot put and Bailey was third with 14.98m; within the discus throw, Bailey flipped the script for third with 49.17m and Fyffe fourth with 47.76m.
With the cancellation of the Penn Relays for a second-straight 12 months as a result of novel coronavirus pandemic, the organisers placed on the Philadelphia Metropolitan Collegiate Invitational at Franklin Subject.
Former Immaculate Conception Excessive runner Jada Thomas of Villanova received the 100m hurdles in 13.91 seconds (-0.4m/s), whereas her teammate Roschelle Clayton was second within the excessive leap with an outdoor greatest 1.79m.
Previous St Jago Excessive athlete Tannekee Strachan, of Temple, was third within the girls’s triple leap with 11.73m (0.0m/s) and fourth within the lengthy leap with 5.41m (2.0m/s), whereas former Jamaica Faculty jumper Malik Cunningham of Villanova was fourth within the males’s lengthy leap with 6.84m (0.0m/s).