first_img Published on March 30, 2014 at 10:44 pm The Syracuse track and field team opened its outdoor spring season Saturday, competing at the Yellow Jacket Invitational at Georgia Tech. Only the sprints and hurdles group traveled to compete.Freshman Regine Hunter was the lone SU runner to take gold, winning the women’s triple jump with a new personal-best leap of 12.71 meters.Fellow freshman Freddie Crittenden and senior Donald Pollitt both ran a time of 13.97 seconds in the men’s 110-meter hurdles to take second and third place, respectively.Former Syracuse graduate, and SU’s lone track and field national champion, Jarret Eaton also competed in the event, listed as “unattached” with any university, and took first place in the event with a 13.74 second finish.Junior Darren McCluskey, graduate student Franklin Taylor, and senior Trevor Johnson also competed in the 110-meter hurdles and finished fifth, sixth and eighth respectively.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textPollitt also recorded a personal best in the 200-meter dash, finishing in 21.14 seconds to take eighth place. Senior Jaquan Holland came in at 21.51 seconds to take 11th.Holland also took eighth in the 100-meter dash with a finish of 10.60 seconds.The men’s 4-x-100 meter relay team, made up off Pollitt, McCluskey, Holland and Reggie Morton, took third place, finishing in just 41.38 seconds. The women’s team, consisting of Sabrina Cammock, Bria Goodson, Rebecca Robinson and Shaina Harrison, finished in fifth place with a time of 45.37 seconds.Cammock also set two personal records Saturday in the 100-meter and 200-meter dash with times of 11.82 and 24.68 respectively. Cammock finished a team-best ninth in the 100-meter dash and came in 11th in the 200-meter dash.Harrison and Keys also set new personal bests in the 200-meter dash finishing in 14th with a time of 24.90 seconds and 23rd with a time of 25.40 seconds respectively.In the field events, Taylor finished in fifth place in the long jump, leaping 7.07 meters. Morton took seventh, with a jump of 6.91 meters.compiled by Ari Gilberg, staff writer, argilberg@syr.edu Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

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