Mullen Breaks Record at Tyson Invite
Feb. 8, 2013
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - University of Iowa track and field athlete Jordan Mullen clocked a school record setting time in the men's 60-meter hurdles at the Tyson Invitational on Friday.
Mullen clocked a personal best time school record setting time of 7.73 in the prelims of the men's 60-meter hurdles. The senior just beat out his previous personal best time of 7.74 set at the Bill Bergan Invitational on Jan. 26.
Kaitlyn Nelson took the title in the women's 800 meters when she crossed the line in a personal best time of 2:10.17. The freshman's time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa.
Senior Josh Larney recorded a personal best time in the semi-final of the men's 60 meters. Larney clocked a time of 6.75 to finish 15th. That time ties for third all-time at Iowa.
Junior Raven Moore matched her personal best time in the prelims of the women's 60 meters. Moore's time of 7.59 ranks ninth all-time at Iowa. Freshman Lake Kwaza also competed in the event. Kwaza clocked a time of 7.67.
Sophomores Kaleb VanCleave and Brennan Davey competed in the men's 400 meters. VanCleave earned an 18th place finish when he crossed the line in 48.48, while Davey finished 20th with a personal best time of 48.56. Freshman MonTayla Holder competed in the women's 400 meters. Holder ran to a 25th place finish with a time of 55.75.
Junior Zinnia Miller earned an 18th place finish in the women's long jump. Miller recorded a leap of 18-5 ¾ (5.63m).
The Tyson Invitational will resume Saturday at 11 a.m. (CT).