2012 Bobby Lane Invitational
Location: Maverick Stadium · Arlington, Texas
Result: Nine Lions record top-20 finishes in six different events
Top Performer: Whitney Hargraves places eighth in the long jump (5.62m)
Up Next: at Texas Relays · March 28-31 · Austin, Texas
ARLINGTON, Texas – A&M-Commerce wrapped up competition at the 2012 Bobby Lane Invitational at Maverick Stadium on the campus of UT-Arlington, going up against some of the top teams in the region at both the Division I and Division II level. Nine different Lions finished among the top-20 in six different events on the afternoon.
The throwers and jumpers highlighted the afternoon for the Lion women as Whitney Hargraves finished eighth in the long jump with a 5.62 meter showing, then followed it up with a 10 th-place finish in the triple jump (11.32m). She edged out teammate Breana Anderson-Burton, who placed 15 th (10.94m).
In the throws, Ashley Ross notched a pair of top-20 finishes, placing 12 th in the discus (43.55m) and 14 th in the hammer throw (36.53m). She was joined by teammate Abigail Leaupepe-Tele, who recorded a 14 th-place finish in the discus (40.90m) and finished 15 th in the hammer throw (22.21m).
A&M-Commerce's middle distance runners notched the other two top-20 finishes with Brooke Odom finishing 18 th in the 400 meter dash (59.70) while Ytshe Fletcher placed 16 th in the 400 meter hurdles (1:13.48).
Up next for A&M-commerce is a trip to Austin for the Texas Relays, one of the top collegiate meets in the country. A handful of Lions will make the trip to Mike A. Meyers Stadium, with full results being posted as they become available at LionAthletics.com.
2012 BOBBY LANE INVITATIONAL WOMEN'S RESULTS
100 Meter Hurdles
24. Crystal Harris – 16.58
400 Meter Dash
18. Brooke Odom – 59.70
24. Tyler Cottingham – 1:00.66
400 Meter Hurdles
16. Yteshe Fletcher – 1:13.48
800 Meter Run
38. Ethel Ajanga – 2:39.61
5,000 Meter Run
31. Jennifer Speer – 20:25.34
4x100 Meter Relay
10. A&M-Commerce "A" – 47.10
Angela Reed, Aysha Moultrie, Crystal Harris, Vanessa Jackson
4x400 Meter Relay
10. A&M-Commerce "A" – 3:57.47
Ethel Ajanga, Vanessa Jackson, Tyler Cottingham, Aysha Moultrie
8. Whitney Hargraves – 5.62m
10. Whitney Hargraves – 11.32m
15. Breana Anderson-Burton – 10.94m
12. Ashley Ross – 43.55m
14. Abigail Leaupepe-Tele – 40.90m
14. Ashley Ross – 36.53m
15. Abigail Leaupepe-Tele – 22.21m
21. Ashley Ross – 11.20m