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Track & Field: Guidry Claims High Jump Crown At Florida Relays – all results included below

Matt Sullivan, Associate Director of Athletics Communications

Damon Guidry

Griffin, Baudoin post top-10 marks in final day of three-day meet

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Damon Guidry maintained his top mark in the Sun Belt Conference in the men’s high jump, claiming top honors in the event after clearing the bar at 7-0 ¼, to lead the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns track and field team on the final day of the Pepsi Florida Relays on Saturday at Percy Beard Track, located inside James G. Pressly Stadium.
 
Frankie Griffin earned a seventh-place finish in the women’s high jump (5-7) while Kyle Baudoin finished eighth overall in the men’s pole vault after clearing the bar at 16-7 ½.
 
Guidry, ranked No. 4 in the NCAA East Region and No. 7 nationally, joined Buffalo’s Brandon Burke for the overall lead after clearing 6-11 on his final attempt. The Crowley native then cleared his season-best on his first attempt before Burke missed on all three attempts at 7-0 ¼.
 
Louisiana placed two athletes in the top 20 in the men’s shot put with Shaquille Singuineau finishing 15th (52-5 ¼) with Zach Lewis placing 19th (49-7 ¾).
 
The Ragin’ Cajuns men’s sprint medley relay team earned a ninth-place finish after crossing the finish line in 3:29.51, with the men’s 4×100-meter relay team posting a time of 41.61 and the 4×800-meter squad finishing in 7:47.63.
 
Louisiana will return to action with a pair of meets beginning Thursday at the SFA Decathlon/Heptathlon. The Ragin’ Cajuns will compete April 4-5 in the two-day meet in Nacogdoches, Texas before wrapping up the week on Saturday (April 6) at the McNeese Invitational.
 

Track & Field: Distance Runners Pace Louisiana At Florida Relays

Matt Sullivan, Associate Director of Athletics Communications

Final day of action begins at 8 a.m. CT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Freshman Hannes Burger posted one of four top-20 finishes for the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns track and field team after a 15th-place performance in the men’s 1,500-meters on Friday at the Pepsi Florida Relays at Percy Beard Track, located inside James G. Pressly Stadium.
 
Burger, making his 2019 debut in the 1,500 meters, crossed the finish line in 3 minutes, 50.30 seconds to record the fourth-fastest time in school history and the best time in the Sun Belt Conference this season. Teammate Jonathan Kimutai finished 16th overall for Louisiana in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase with a season-best time (9:36.77) and moving up to No. 3 on the Sun Belt Conference Performance List.
 
Stanley Limoh clocked a season-best time of 1:53.10 in the men’s 800-meters to post the fourth-best time in the Sun Belt Conference during the outdoor season, with Tyler Hughes recording a time of 14.86 in the 110-meter hurdles and the men’s 4×400-meter relay team posted a time of 3:19.36.
 
Louisiana’s Richard Delphin earned a top-20 finish in the men’s discus after finishing 18th overall (148-0). In the women’s javelin, Louisiana’s Claire Meyers finished fourth in her flight and 15th overall after posting a throw of 137-6.
 
In the women’s 1,500-meters, Teresa Bruning (4:55.08) and Hailey Hesterman (4:58.90) each posted season-bests for the Ragin’ Cajuns.
 
Action on the final day of the three-day meet starts on Saturday at 8 a.m. Fans can watch coverage of the event from 1:30-6:45 p.m., CT via SEC Network Plus and the WatchESPN app. Live results are available at RaginCajuns.com.

Track & Field: Williams’ PR In Hammer Throw Leads Cajuns At Florida Relays – Watch SEC Network Plus

Matt Sullivan, Associate Director of Athletics Communications

Friday, Saturday action to be streamed by SEC Network Plus

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Dominique Williams recorded the second-best mark in school history in the men’s hammer throw and led a trio of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns to a top-15 finish in the event during the opening day of the Pepsi Florida Relays on Thursday at Percy Beard Track, located inside James G. Pressly Stadium.
 
Richard Delphin added a seventh-place finish for the Ragin’ Cajuns with Graham Sokol finishing 13th.
 
Williams, who entered the meet with a personal-best mark (187-4) set earlier this month, posted a throw of 193-8 to move behind school-record holder Justin Victor (219-8, 2015) on the Ragin’ Cajuns career list.
 
Delphin, who previously set the second-best mark (190-9) in school history last month, posted a throw of 186-9 with Sokol, competing in his hometown, recording a mark of 177-1.
 
Action in the three-day meet resumes on Friday at 9 a.m., (CDT) before the final day starts on Saturday at 8 a.m. Fans can watch the meet on Friday (12-4 p.m., CT) and Saturday (1:30-6:45 p.m., CT) via SEC Network Plus and the WatchESPN app. Live results are available at RaginCajuns.com.