Cerrone Thompson broke the OLLU record in the 400m and set a National "A" Standard.
Cerrone Thompson broke the OLLU record in the 400m and set a National "A" Standard.

Saints Men Break Several Records At Texas State Meet

SAN MARCOS (March 23, 2024) – The Our Lady of the Lake University men's track and field team participated in the Charles Austin Classic sponsored by Texas State University.

Head Coach Patrick Torres commented, "It was a fantastic weekend for Saints track and field. We had a ton of national qualifyers and some huge PRs. Texas Relays is next week and hopefully, we'll prove that we're national contenders."

Several OLLU records were broken at the meet on Friday and Saturday. On Friday, Hendrick Ramirez set the record in the 1500m with a time of 3:52.79. On Saturday, William Smith ran a record-breaking time in the 110m hurdles at 14.81. Cerrone Thompson placed first with a record time in the 400m at 47.31. Richard Davis broke the record in the 400m hurdles with a mark of 53.23. In addition, Jesus Riefkohl Deglado earned National "B" Standard with his time in the 200m at 21.39.

Full results are below:

Event Participant Results Top 10 / Other
Men's Long Jump Francisco Contreras  6.25m  
Men's Javelin Francisco Contreras  35.25m 4th Place  
Men's 1500m Hendrick Ramirez 3:52.79 2nd Place/OLLU Record/National "B" Standard
  Joseph Gonzalez 4:10.77  
  JoseCarlos Hernandez 4:02.69  
  Jose Saucedo 4:19.25  
  Jose Perez 4:12.26 8th Place
  Jayden Turrubiates 4:09.11 3rd Place
  Robert Rios 4:16.20  
  Ryan Aldana 4:19.79  
Men's 5000m Vincent Garza 16:13.63 7th Place 
  Sabastian Moreno 15:39.61 5th Place
Men's High Jump Shakeel Zahid 1.81m 4th Place
Men's 4x100m Relay Spencer Williams, Jesus Riefkohl Delgado, Jimmie Salas, Jalen Bell 40.87 3rd Place
Men's 110m Hurdles William Smith 14.81 5th Place/OLLU Record
  Jayden Erikewe 15.30 9th Place
Men's 400m  Troy Stinson 48.56 3rd Place
  Cerrone Thompson 47.31 1st Place/OLLU Record / National "A" Standard
  Jayden Erikewe 50.41 9th Place
  Justin Gould 51.49  
  Ethan Navarro 52.12  
Men's 100m Spencer Williams 10.96 7th Place
  Jesus Riefkohl Delgado 10.92 6th Place
  Jeyden Gonzales 11.30  
  Sean Lin 11.46  
  Jimmie Salas 11.08  
  Houston Ifah 11.33  
  D'Myun Jackson 11.04 9th Place
Men's 800m Matthew Fleming 1:59.03  
  Jayden Turrubiates 2:05.02  
  Julian Verastegui 1:58.28 9th Place
  Jose Perez 2:00.28  
  JoseCarlos Hernandez 1:59.79  
  Jair Lopez 2:07.22  
  Sigifredo Salinas 2:05.53  
Men's 400m Hurdles Richard Davis 53.23 2nd Place/OLLU Record
Men's 200m Jalen Bell 21.27 2nd Place
  Jesus Riefkohl Delgado 21.39 4th Place / National "B" Standard
  Cerrone Thompson 22.12  
  Jimmie Salas 21.82 7th Place
  Jeyden Gonzales 22.20  
  Sean Lin 22.45  
  Julian Verastegui 21.80 6th Place
  William Smith 22.57  
Me's 4x400m Relay Jayden Erikewe, Justin Gould, Richard Davis, Troy Stinson 3:22.96 5th Place

What's next

The Saints will participate in two meets next week. From March 27-30, the team will participate in the Texas Relays at the University of Texas in Austin. From March 28-30, the team will also participate in the Bobcat Invitational sponsored by Texas State University in San Marcos.