Holloway go third in the LJ (7.95m, he was in 1st when he stopped jumping), broke the NCAA meet record in the 60h in the semis (7.44), and and had the fastest time of the day in the flat 60 (6.53).
Holloway's Florida men have been top 3 at NCAA for 9 straight years, winning 4 titles including the last 2. However, the women's team is pretty good as well and for the first time in his 11 years coaching both teams, both teams won the SEC outdoor title in the same ear. “It was amazing, man. Absolutely amazing,”
In the women's 60H, Christina Manning (7.84) led the way ahead of WR holder Keni Harrison (7.87), Sharika Nelvis (7.91) and Olympic bronze medallist Kristi Castlin (7.94).
In the "our sport is weird" category, there were three heats of the men's 60 hurdles to eliminate one guy.
Raven Saunders got an upset win in the 400 over Olympic champ Michelle Carter.
They went 2-3 behind Tori Bowie who won in 10.94-seconds. *Register Guard article
There's certainly a new generation of US male sprinters in Coleman, Lyles and Kerly. Centro vs. Murphy gets a mention.
So now both of the co-collegiate record holders won't be in the final as Oregon was DQd at Regionals.
Olympians Ariana Washington and Deajah Stevens barely made the 100 final.
Other day 1 winners included Virginia's Filip Mihaljevic (shot put), Akron's Matthew Ludwig (pole vault), and Texas A&M's Ioannis Kyriazis (javelin).
Another columnist wrote, " (Bolt's) meant to inspire the next generation, not sire it,”"
"There’s not really much more I can do in college track other than break the collegiate record,”
The Ducks dropped the stick in the 4 x 400 and saw star Hannah Cunliffe pull up injured in the 100.