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Mean Green wrap up busy week in track

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AUSTIN — North Texas competed in the Texas Invitational on Saturday at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

UNT sophomore James Cole finished ninth in the 100 meters with a personal-best time of 10.55. Senior Adam Hasan came in 12th with a personal-best 10.65.

Senior Jamison Justice was eighth in the 400 with a season-best time of 48.10.

Freshman Linnea Larsson-Huusko finished 14th with a personal-best 52.60 meters in the hammer throw. Classmate Kristyn Archuleta came in sixth in the javelin at 44.57.

Sophomore Javier Lopez-Ibarra finished fifth in the javelin with a throw of 60.04. Freshman Karl Sralla came in 10th with a personal-best 52.41.

Freshman Bailey Ashmore came in eighth in the pole vault at 3.57. Sophomore Blake Skoog was ninth, matching Ashmore at 3.57.

Freshman Howard Grant competed in the long jump for the first time this outdoor season and finished ninth at 6.86.

Lynch breaks school record

TORRANCE, Calif. —  Sophomore distance runner Susannah Lynch broke a school record to highlight the North Texas track and field team's trip to California last this week.

UNT sent athletes to both the Bryan Clay Invitational and the Mt. SAC Relays.

On Thursday at the Bryan Clay Invitational in Azusa, Lynch broke the school record in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:56.46. 

Junior Christina Moralez finished with a career-best time of 17:04.48 in the 5,000. Her time was the second-best in school history. Senior Kylee Kittrell set a new personal best of 17:52.83.

On Friday, freshman Breanna Eckels finished 11th in the long jump at 6.04 meters. Eckels was 18th in the 100 with a season-best 11.80.

Senior Jazmine Martin jumped a career-best 12.77 in the triple jump.

On Thursday at Mount San Antonio College's Mt. SAC Relays, senior James Coleman finished second in the 10,000 with a time of 29:52.86 and junior Mike Lowe came in third at 29:53.89. Those times rank second and third in program history.

North Texas will compete at Oklahoma's John Jacobs Invitational starting Friday.