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Jimmie Salas (right) placed fourth in the 100m.
Jimmie Salas (right) placed fourth in the 100m.

Saints Men Participate in Texas A&M-Kingsville Cactus Cup

KINGSVILLE, TEXAS (April 14, 2024) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's track and field team joined six other schools to compete in the Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) Cactus Cup on Saturday.  Joining the Saints in the competition were NCAA D1 University of the Incarnate Word, Texas State University and the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley as well NCAA D2 TAMUK and NJCAA Victoria College.

Hear Coach Patrick Torres commented, "It was really tough for the overall events with this wind but I'm proud of how we competed. I'm excited watching some men assert themselves as big pieces of our nationals run moving forward. Paul Minjoth definitely made a statement in his debut, and he's going to be huge for us."

Full results are listed below.

Event Participants Results Top 10 Finish
Javelin Francisco Contreras 34.19 1st
100m Jimmie Salas 10.69 4th
100m Jeyden Gonzales 10.96 13th
100m Shakeel Zahid 12.08 18th
110m hurdles William Smith 15.07 4th
110m hurdles Jayden Erikewe 15.07 5th
1500m Sabastian Moreno 4:23.97 12th
200m Jimmie Salas 22.24 12th
200m Jeyden Gonzales 22.75 19th
200m William Smith 23.70 23rd
200m Justin Gould 23.81 24th
3000m Steeplechase Jose Saucedo 10:44.53 3rd
3000m Steeplechase Robert Rios 11:01.07 4th
400m Cerrone Thompson 49.98 4th
400m Julian Verastegui 50.06 5th
400m Richard Davis 50.66 6th
400m Troy Stinson 52.44 8th
400m Justin Gould 53.77 11th
400m Francisco Contreras 55.04 12th
400m hurdles Jayden Erikewe 55.13 2nd
4x400m relay Julian Verastegui, Richard Davis, Troy Stinson, Cerrone Thompson 3:18.89 2nd
4x400m relay Ethan Navarro, Paul Minjoth, Jayden Erikewe, Justin Gould 3:26.59 3rd
800m Paul Minjoth 1:56.51 3rd
800m JoseCarlos Hernandez 1:58.86 7th
800m Anthony Perez 2:00.73 11th
800m Rodolfo Morales 2:03.48 15th
800m Jose Perez 2:03.51 16th
800m Ethan Navarro 2:04.04 17th
800m Chris Davila 2:07.96 22nd
High Jump Shakeel Zahid 1.81m 4th
Long Jump De'Jon Lewis 6.81m 8th
Long Jump Francisco Contreras 5.92m 15th
Triple Jump De'Jon Lewis 13.47m 5th

Up next

The Saints will participate next in the J. Fred Duckett Twilight at Rice University in Houston on April 20.