Sam Houston State Men, SFA Women Take 2019 Southland Championships

first_img Women’s 4x100m Relay — Stephen F. Austin 45.06 Women’s High Jump Sashane Hanson Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 5-09.75 / 1.77m Women’s 4x400m Relay — Stephen F. Austin* 3:39.12 Men Points Women Points Men’s 100m Chris Jefferson Sam Houston State 10.20 Women’s 200m Natashia Jackson Northwestern State 23.55 8. McNeese 46.0 8. Central Arkansas 40.0 10. New Orleans 31.0 10. Southeastern Louisiana 29.0 Men’s 800m Drake Murphy Stephen F. Austin 1:49.67 Men’s 400m Jared Williams Abilene Christian 46.70 Men’s 400m Hurdles Garrett Gibson Houston Baptist 52.11 Event Name School Distance/Time/Points Men’s 5,000m Jamie Crowe Lamar 14:39.85 Men’s High Jump Tyler Adams Sam Houston State 6-09.50 / 2.07m 3. Stephen F. Austin 91.0 3. Northwestern State 107.5 T11. Southeastern Louisiana 29.0 12. New Orleans 14.0 Final Team Standings Men’s Javelin Cord Neal Stephen F. Austin 202-11/61.86m Women’s Discus Annina Brandenburg Abilene Christian 174-06/53.20m Day Three Champions Women’s 400m Hurdles Dominique Jackson Stephen F. Austin 59.86 Women’s 100m Hurdles Jerica Love Incarnate Word 13.80 Men’s High Point Scorer – Chris Jefferson, Sam Houston State (23.75)Women’s High Point Scorer – Kayla Melgar (26) Men’s 1500m Garett Cortez Incarnate Word 3:52.31 Women’s 5,000m Gracie Hyde Central Arkansas 17:50.89 7. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 56.5 T6. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 47.0 Women’s 1500m Kelsey Ramirez Stephen F. Austin 4:34.46 Men’s Discus Aaron Akens Sam Houston State 187-04.0 / 57.10m Women’s 100m Deja Keys Incarnate Word 11.86 FINAL RESULTS | LIVE SCORING | HIGHLIGHTS | PHOTO GALLERYNATCHITOCHES, La. – The 2019 Southland Conference Championships concluded with 26 finals events Sunday, May 3 at Walter P. Ledet Track Complex in Natchitoches, La. The Sam Houston State men’s program completed their third consecutive conference championship run, while the Stephen F. Austin women’s team captured its ninth Southland title in program history.Chris Jefferson sealed a monumental day for the Bearkats with 23.75 points to become the 2019 men’s Most Valuable Performer. Jefferson nabbed two of the Sam Houston State’s five gold-medal finishes on day three with top honors in the 100 and 200-meter races. The Bearkats concluded the weekend with 164 points in the final team standings. Abilene Christian received runners-up honors after scoring 104 points throughout the meet.OTF: @Bearkatsports Jefferson can’t break his own record (20.37), but does win another gold in men’s 200 meter dash. Time of 20.48 today.Watch LIVE ???? https://t.co/gkIo94tMox???? Southland apps?? https://t.co/XPKTZ7h5ns #SouthlandStrong pic.twitter.com/Psgeq3qa2o— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) May 5, 2019The men’s standings were rounded out by Stephen F. Austin, who completed the weekend in third place with 91 points, while host school Northwestern State posted 79 points for fourth-place honors. Incarnate Word (73.5) finished in fifth place, followed by sixth-place Lamar (70) and seventh-place Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (56.5). McNeese (46), Houston Baptist (43), New Orleans (31) finished eighth, ninth and 10th, respectively. Central Arkansas and Southeastern Louisiana tied for 11th place, each scoring 29 points.Stephen F. Austin conquered the women’s championships, logging 195.5 points to mark the second most team points scored in Southland Conference history. The Ladyjacks recorded points in 18 events, while claiming five gold medals over the course of the weekend. Incarnate Word closed out their stay in second place with 120 points, followed by Northwestern State with 107.5 points. Abilene Christian finished next with 104.5 points for fourth place, while McNeese grabbed fifth-place honors with 55 points. Sam Houston State and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi tied for sixth place at 47 points, followed by Central Arkansas (40), Lamar (34), Southeastern Louisiana (29), Houston Baptist (17), New Orleans (14) and Nicholls (9).OTF: @SFA_Athletics captures women’s team title with 195.5 points.Final standings ???? https://t.co/XPKTZ7h5ns#SouthlandStrong pic.twitter.com/ZBXOEThKLK— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) May 5, 2019Abilene Christian’s Kayla Melgar put on a performance for the ages over the three-day championship, registering 26 points to earn the 2019 women’s Most Valuable Performer award. Melgar claimed a gold medal in the shot put as well as a pair of silver medals in the hammer throw and discus events.Top three finishers in each event final are automatically named All-Southland Conference. The teams will be formally announced along with individual superlative winners onTuesday, May 14.Athletes who achieve qualifying marks, or have done so this season, will qualify for the Preliminary Round of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships which will take place May 23-25 in Jacksonville, Fla. for the East Region and Sacramento, Calif. for the West Region. The 2019 NCAA National Championships are set to be hosted at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas, June 5-8. Men’s 110m Hurdles Tremayne Flagler Northwestern State 14.03 1. Sam Houston State 164.0 1. Stephen F. Austin 195.5 9. Houston Baptist 43.0 9. Lamar 34.0 Men’s Pole Vault Branson Ellis Schmidt Stephen F. Austin 17-10.5 / 5.45m Women’s 400m Natashia Jackson Northwestern State 53.49 13. Nicholls 9.0 5. Incarnate Word 73.5 5. McNeese 55.0 T11. Central Arkansas 29.0 11. Houston Baptist 17.0 4. Northwestern State 79.0 4. Abilene Christian 104.0 Men’s 4x100m Relay — Sam Houston State 39.62 Men’s 200m Chris Jefferson Sam Houston State 20.48 Women’s 800m Dominique Allen Incarnate Word 2:09.13 Men’s 4x400m Relay — Abilene Christian 3:09.22 6. Lamar 70.0 T6. Sam Houston State 47.0 2. Abilene Christian 104.0 2. Incarnate Word 120.0last_img

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