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Track Competes at SBC Championships

Sun Belt Championship Results


MURFREESBORO, Tenn.-Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns men’s and women’s track and
field teams competed in the Sun Belt Conference Championships over the
weekend. The men placed ninth with 30 points, while the women placed 10th
with 15 points.

Jazmin Greer put six points on the board for the UL women with her third
place finish in the 400-meter dash. Greer posted a time of 55.17 seconds.

Lina Futi added three points after she placed sixth in the women’s 800-meter
run with a time of 2:19.55.

The women’s 4X400-meter relay team, consisting of Futi, Greer, Taryn Simmons
and Constance Robinson, placed fourth with a time of 3:50.40. The team
collected five points for the Cajuns. This was a season best for the relay

Kioloni Readeaux placed eighth in the women’s triple jump. She picked up a
point after recording a mark of 38 feet, 6 ¾ inches.

"We had a great performance on the women’s side," said head coach Steve

For the UL men, Chris Roy posted a second place finish in the pole vault.
Roy’s mark of 16 feet, ¾ inch was good enough to collect him eight points
for the Cajuns.

Stacey Fuller placed fourth in the 400-meter dash after recording a time of
48.48 seconds. Fuller collected five points for the Cajuns’ cause.

Kenneth Bellard placed third in the triple jump with a mark of 48 feet, 10
inches. Bellard added six points to the Cajuns’ total. The mark was a season
best for Bellard.

Roderick Houston picked up four points after placing fifth in the 200-meter
dash. Houston posted a time of 21.88 seconds.

Louis Stevens added four points to the Cajuns’ total after he finished fifth
in the 55-meter hurdles. Stevens posted a time of 7.59 seconds.

Ben Leonard picked up two points after finishing seventh in the pole vault
with his mark of 44 feet, 9 inches.

"I was pleased with the men. They scored more points than they did last
season," Silvey said.

He also mentioned that he was extremely pleased with his underclassmen.

"We had some good things happen at the meet," Silvey said. "The freshman
competed really well and really represented the team."

Western Kentucky picked up the indoor championships in both men’s and
women’s competition. The WKU men earned 128 points, while the women
collected 149 points.

The track team will be back in action at the NCAA Last Chance Meet to be
held in both Baton Rouge La. and Fayetteville, Ark. on Friday, March 7.

Heather Warren, Sports Information