EUGENE, Ore. (WTVA/AP/MSU Athletics) - Clemson junior Brianna Rollins broke her own collegiate record in the 100-meter hurdles on the final day of the NCAA outdoor track and field championships Saturday. Texas A&M and Florida shared the men's title with 53 points apiece.
If his first year competing on the collegiate level was any indication, Piotr Antosik has a bright future.
Although the true freshman from Poland didn’t place in the javelin, he threw 210-0 to finish 18th at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Saturday at Hayward Field.
SEC champion Sam Humphreys of Texas A&M won the title with a throw of 255-9.
“Piotr has done everything we asked him to do,” MSU throws coach April Thomas said. “I’m proud of him. To get here and compete in this environment is an accomplishment and a memory he’ll never forget.”
Also competing for the Bulldogs Saturday was Jason Harper in the triple jump.
The junior from Milford, Del., placed 12th with a leap of 51-7 ¾, the second-longest jump of his career. Florida’s Omar Craddock repeated as champion at 55-6 ¼.
The MSU men's team did not place in the final standings. The Ole Miss men's team finished a school-best eighth.
On the women’s side, Kansas won in convincing fashion with 60 points, followed by Texas A&M and Oregon with 44 and 43 points, respectively.
The Lady Bulldogs finished 32nd with 8 points after placing 60th last year with 2.