Southern Miss' Sinclair Named C-USA Athlete of the Week
Invitational and finished first in the high jump. She recorded a season
-best as well as a C-USA best jump of 5'8" (1.73m). Sinclair also posted a
season-high performance in the long jump with a leap of 18'1.50" (5.52m) and
finished fifth out of 23 jumpers.
Houston's men's indoor track team will be aiming to become the first squad
in any Conference USA sport to win five consecutive championships. Last
season, the Cougars took first place in eight of the 14 individual events,
posting an overall score of 150.00, 36 points ahead of second place Southern
The women's indoor event was been far more competitive, with four different
champions over the last four years. South Florida captured last season's
title with a score of 131.00, although Houston, which finished second, had a
meet-high five individuals win events. In the latest Trackwire rankings,
Tulane is ranked 18th, while Houston is 20th.
The 2001 Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championship will take place
February 23-24 in Houston, Texas. All events for both the men's and the
women's championship will be held at the Bill Yeoman Fieldhouse on the campus
of the University of Houston. This marks the third time that Houston has
served as the host of this event.