Anderson Places Second in 110m Hurdles to Conclude Raleigh Relays


RALEIGH, N.C. – Nick Anderson placed second in the 110-meter hurdles to carry the banner for the Kentucky track and field team at N.C. State’s Raleigh Relays on Saturday.

Anderson ran a season-best 13.95, aided by a +2.2 meters per second wind.

Kenshard Hamilton, Victor Ini-Oluwa Oye, Xavier Jones and Fred Dorsey ran 40.52 to place fourth in the 4x100m relay.

Naija Omari ran a personal best 53.67 to place 12th in the 400m hurdles.

Jacob Thomson ran a personal best 29:01.34, to win the 10k on Friday. The time is the early NCAA leader, with not all performances from across the country reported on the national descending-order list at time of publication.

The 2016 Raleigh Relays included 2,306 individual entries and 254 relay teams and more than 100 universities entered athletes in the meet. 

This weekend’s competition only featured Wildcats from the Kentucky men’s team. 

UK’s women’s team was rated No. 9 nationally to begin the outdoor season in the
United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association computer rankings, on Wednesday.

Kentucky will send a large and diverse group to the Florida Relays next weekend.

Raleigh Relays (UK entries only)
Saturday Results

Men’s 400m Hurdles
12. Naija Omari: 53.67
33. William Walker: 55.78

Men’s 110m Hurdles
2. Nick Anderson: 13.95w (+2.1)
Men’s 4x100m Relay
4.  Kentucky (Hamilton, Oye, Jones, Dorsey): 40.52

Men’s 800m
15. Ian Jones: 1:53.02

Friday Results
Men’s 110m Hurdles
8. Nick Anderson: 14:24q
15. Caleb Wilt: 14.55

Men’s 100m
13. Kenshard Hamilton: 10.53w (+2.2)
25. Victor Ini-Oluwa Oye: 10.67w (+2.2)
35. Xavier Jones: 10.81 (-0.5)
58. Caleb Wilt: 11.31w (+3.1)

Men’s 400m
34. Naija Omari: 49.48

Men’s 1,500m
51. Raine Wireman: 3:57.59
55. Gabe Harm: 3:57.77
57. Tim Layten: 3:58.06

Men’s 10k
1. Jacob Thomson: 29:01.34
63. Zack Beavin: 31:46.55


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