TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts track and field teams claimed five individual wins as well as a victory in the women's 4x100-meter relay, Saturday, on the final day of the 2019 ORU Invitational.
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- Kayvon Stubbs earned three gold medals, winning the women's 100-meter (11.87) and 200-meter (24.38) dash events, as well as the relay victory, teaming up with Gabrielle Gibson, Christina Ollison and Sasha Wells for the win in 47.25 seconds.
�� x 2 (really 3!) as Stubbs swept the 100m (11.87) and 200m (24.38) dash events, in addition to her leg of the 4x100m relay championship.
- Emmanuel Mwewa won the men's 400m dash in 47.84 seconds as one of four Golden Eagles in the top seven of the event.
- ORU swept the 100-meter and 110-meter hurdle events, with Gibson running 13.77 seconds to win the women's 100-meter hurdles, while Israel Nelson won the men's 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.10 seconds.
- This weekend was the second annual ORU Invitational, and the third collegiate meet ORU has hosted at the ONEOK Sports Complex, which was opened in 2017.
ORU Women's Top 5 Finishers
1 – Kayvon Stubbs – 11.87
1 – Kayvon Stubbs – 24.38
3 – Christina Ollison – 55.95
4 – Gabrielle Gibson – 1:05.77
1 – Gibson, Stubbs, Ollison, Wells – 47.25
4 – Makayla Linebarger – 3.81m (12-6)
ORU Men's Top 5 Finishers
1 – Emmanuel Mwewa – 47.84
3 – Bradley Dormeus – 49.08
2 – Bryce Choate – 1:55.27
1 – Israel Nelson – 14:10
2 – Jaden Purnell – 14.66m (48-1.25)
ORU will head to the Jim Mize Invitational at Louisiana Tech April 5-6 in Ruston, Louisiana.
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