The opening week of the indoor season saw some great performances. In this edition of Txrunning Rewind we will take you to Fayetteville for some heavy action at the Arkansas Invitational. We will head back east to New York at the NYC Gotham Cup to visit the results from the University of Texas Longhorns and finally we will take you to the Bayou country and review action at the LSU Purple Tiger Meet. Inclement weather cancelled the Texas Tech Indoor Opener.


Colleges Attending
Texas Christian
Texas A&M
University of Houston
UT-San Antonio


"We've never opened up like this. It was a real fast time for this early in the season."

-Coach Harbour (Baylor 4x4)


 Arkansas Invitational

The Arkansas Invitation was the highlight meet of the weekend. Siz Texas Collegiate Universities competed at the site where the Indoor National Championships will be held later this year.

Men's Recap

Great performances included Baylor's Men 4x4 squad. The team of Reggie Witherspoon, JT Scheuerman, Kevin Mutai  and Quentin Iglehart-Summers . The team opened the season up with a natinoal leading blazing time of 3:05.82. Other Highlights include Kevin Mutai(Baylor) winning 400m in 47.04, Joe Sauvageau (Texas A&M) winning 3000m in 8:28, Jonathon Jackson (TCU) Triple Jump of 51-03.50, Trey Jordan (TCU) Shot Put of 54-11.50, Jay Connaughton (UTA) winning the 200m Championship race in 21.21.

Women's Recap

Not to be outdone by the Men, the Women had some great performances. The highlight was Ebonie Floyd (UH) winning the 60m in an automatic qualifying time of 7.28. Other highlights include Carla Grace (Baylor) winning the 200m in 24.17, Nicole Jones (Baylor) in the 800m in 2:10.98, Ranae Van Whye (Baylor) winning the 3000m in 10:10.53. Erin Bedell (Baylor) in the 1 mile race with a 4:51.81  Ashley McCarthy (Texas A&M) won the Long Jump in 19-09.50.


Colleges Attending


 NYC Gotham Cup

The NYC Gotham Cup featured the University of Texas squad.

Men's Recap

The Texas Men squad had some solid performances top to bottom. The best performance came from Leo Manzano. He was victorious in the 800m with a 1:52.22. Other Notable Performances included the 4x800m team with a 7:43.70. The team includes Darren Brown, Erik Stanley, Jake Morse, and Leo Manzano. Joel Hargett (High Jump) wins with a 2.11m jump.


Colleges Attending
Lamar Univeristy
Sam Houston State
Texas A&M- Kingsville


 LSU Purple Tiger Meet

The LSU Purple Tiger Meet included some great SLC action.

Men's Recap

A Great performance by Francis Kasagule (Lamar) winning the 3000m in a fast 8:13.93. Other highlights include Michael Courtney (SHSU) winning the 4oom in 49.83, Lamar's DMR foursome of Frank Bwanbale, Andy Haeggquist, Danny Shaw, and Francis Kasagule in 10:05.73.

Women's Recap

The highlight performance here is also from the Lamar distance squad. This time it is the trio that went 1-2-3 in the 3000m.  Clerc Koenck won in 9:45.99 followed by Renee Graham (9:56.55) and Amanda King (9:59.21). Other highlights include Rachel Kingsford (Lamar)winning the 1 mile 5:18.13. Tiffany Singleton (SHSU) winning the 400m in  57.20, and Kendall Bass (SHSU) winning the Shot with a 44-03.50