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Track and Field Preview: Memphis Invitational

Track and Field Preview: Memphis Invitational

Memphis Invitational
Memphis, Tenn.
Apr. 26-27

Live Results

Meet Information: The Memphis Invitational is set to take place Friday and Saturday at the Billy J. Murphey Track & Soccer Complex. Numerous Division I teams will be participating in the Invitational, including Ohio Valley Conference foes Austin Peay, Murray State, Southeast Missouri, Tennessee State and UT Martin.

Last Weekend: The Cougars competed in the Tom Botts Invitational at Missouri. SIUE's Ben Scamihorn took first in the men's 5K with a 35-second personal record time of 14:52.84, which is sixth all-time for the Cougars.

Men's Top Marks: SIUE's Matt O'Connor holds the fastest 800m time (1:50.54) in the OVC this season. The SIUE 4x100 relay team (Collin Brown, Conor McCarthy, Bobby Nuzzo and DeVonte Tincher) recorded the fastest time in the OVC this season at the Tom Botts Invitational.

Women's Top Marks: Nichyria Byrd (long jump) and Brittney Gibbs (triple jump) both sit at No. 2 in the OVC. Gibbs' triple jump mark of 40-8.5 is 94th best in the NCAA this season.

Looking Ahead: The Cougars will play host to the SIUE Gateway Classic May 3 at Korte Stadium.

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