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Southern Miss Indoor Track and Field Teams Tune Up For Conference Meet

Ahmed Abdelzaher won his fourth high jump competition of the season

Ahmed Abdelzaher won his fourth high jump competition of the season

Feb. 18, 2006

Results

BATON ROUGE, La. -- -

Marcus Brown wins the wins weight throw


Ahmed Abdelzaher won the men's high jump with a height of 6'8", while teammate Marcus Brown finished first in the weight throw with a distance of 56'11.25". Cornelius Duncan finished second in the 400 meters with a season-best time of 49.23. Marvin Pinnock was sixth in the 800 meters with a time of 1:58.40. Ken Watson finished third in the triple jump with a jump of 46'4.75". The 4x400-meter relay team finished second with a time of 3:19.60.

The Southern Miss men's and women's indoor track and field teams competed in the LSU Twilight Invitational, tuning up before heading to the Conference USA, Feb. 23-24, in Houston, Texas.

Ashley Reyer finished seventh in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.11. Tanika Liburd finished fourth in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.50. Naomi Kiprotich was second in the 800 meters with a time of 2:17.91, while Cheris Fletcher finished eighth with a time of 2:22.01.

Angela Johnson took third in the 200 meters with a time of 25.09, while Liburd was fourth with a time of 25.39 and Tori Wells finished sixth with a time of 25.52. The 4x400-meter relay team finished fourth with a time of 3:55.21.

Liburd finished fifth in the long jump with a jump of 20'5" and Angela Johnson finished seventh with a jump of 19'2". Simona Costache was second in the triple jump with a jump of 40'4" and Aaliyah Shareef finished third with a jump of 39'5".

Both teams head to the C-USA Indoor Championships, Feb. 23-24.

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