Event: Jim Mize Invitational
Location: Ruston, Louisiana
Results: Jim Mize Invitational – Final Results
RUSTON, La. – The Oral Roberts track and field teams posted eight team season bests and crowned four more champions, Saturday, as action concluded at the Jim Mize Invitational, hosted by Louisiana Tech.
News and Notes
- The women's 4x100-meter relay team won the championship with a time of 46.19, the best time of the season and just one second off the school record in the event.
- Including the relay, the ORU women ran a team season best in six different events on Saturday.
- The ORU men posted season bests in two events; Bradley Dormeus in the 400-meter dash (47.12) and Jaden Purnell in the long jump (6.98m, 22-10.75).
- With four championships Saturday and three on Friday, ORU had seven total event championships at the Jim Mize Invitational.
ORU Women's Top 5 Finishers
1 – Christina Ollison – 54.64
4 – Jessica Romero – 5:12.66
5 – Hope Ngo – 5:13.11
3 – Sharon Jepkemoi – 19:09.08
4 – Gabrielle Gibson – 1:04.36
1 – Stubbs, Wells, Ollison, Gibson – 46.19
1 – Israel Nelson – 14.28
3 – Jaden Purnell – 6.98m (22-10.75)
4 – Joshua Tabla – 14.25m (46-9)
ORU will head to the John McDonnell Invitational at Arkansas next weekend.
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