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Texas Tech Has Ten Athletes In the Top 20 In Track and Field

With an extremely successful weekend the Texas Tech track and field program has ten athletes in the Top 20 of the national Division I indoor list. Kelly Closse and Bryce Lamb appear in the top 5 of their respective events. Lamb is second in the indoor long jump after taking a monster 7.94 meter leap. Candace Jackson broke back into the Top 20 for the first time this season after running a time of 54.26 in the 400 meter dash.

From TexasTech.com, here is the current list of Tech athletes in the top 20.

Complete list of Top 20 Athletes

Name (Natl. Rank)                Event                       Mark

Men

Bryce Lamb (2)                       Long Jump               26′ 0.75″

Kyal Meyers (8)                      Pole Vault                17′-7.75″

Shane Brathwaite (9)            60m Hurdles             7.77

Dellon Williams (15)               Long Jump                24′ 11.25″

Jamele Mason (19)                60m Hurdles              7.82(55)


Women

Kelly Closse (3)                      Weight Throw           70′-9.00″

Kelly Closse (8)                      Shot Put                   55′ 2.75″

Precious Nwokey (11)            Indoor Pentathlon    3,961 pts

Katie Grimes (13)                    60m Hurdles            8.28

Candace Jackson (14)             400m                       54.26

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