Hackworth and Styles Highlight Friday at Tyson Invite

Feb. 13, 2015

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., and BLOOMINGTON, Ind.  – Kenyattia Hackworth won her sections of the long jump as did Lou Styles in the mile to lead the Kentucky track and field teams on Friday at the Tyson Invitational hosted by Arkansas.

Hackworth jumped to the No. 8 long jump mark in the NCAA this season, 20-feet, 10¾ inches / 6.37 meters to win the open section of the long jump. Sha’Keela Saunders, who ranks No. 2 in the nation in the long jump, placed third in the invitational long jump with a mark of 21’3.5”/6.49m.

Styles, competing in the unseeded sections of the mile, won with a four-second PR time of 4:05.54, coasting toward the finish line in the final 30 meters to win his heat by six seconds.

Both Leah Nugent and Keilah Tyson advanced through prelims and semifinals and into the final of the 60-meter hurdles and 60m dash respectively.

Tyson ran a season best of 7.36 in the final to finish sixth. The time was .02 seconds off her personal best, set during her freshman season.

Nugent ran a season best of 8.22 in the prelims and won her heat in the semifinals to make the final, where she finished sixth.

Rebecca Famurewa threw 70'10.5"/21.60m to place third in the stacked weight throw. The mark was one centimeter short of her school-record, which ranks No. 6 in the nation.

Terence Boyd placed seventh in the Tyson Invitational open long jump with a mark of 24'2.5"/7.38m.

Nick Anderson ran 7.99 in the prelims of the 60h, but did not advance past the semifinal.

Michelle McKinney ran a season-best 800m time of 2:10.32 to win her heat at Tyson. Ian Jones ran a season best 800m time of 1:52.25, finishing 12th overall and second in his heat.

Kentucky’s top vertical jumpers and multi-eventers competed at Indiana’s Hoosier Hills Invitational.

Justin Kretchmer tied his season best to finish second in the Hoosier Hills high jump. Top clearance at 6'10.75"/2.10m

Middle distance standout Keffri Neal, undefeated in 2015 and the defending SEC 800m Champion, will debut in the mile on the oversized track at the Iowa State Classic on Saturday at 2:50 p.m. ET.

The Tyson Invitational will be broadcast on SEC Network+ on Saturday. The Iowa State Classic will be broadcast via Flotrack.com.

Tyson Invitational Results

Friday Running Events


Start List

Men 1 Mile Run


1. Lou Styles: 4:05.54 (Personal best)



7. Gabe Harm: 4:14.75

Women 400 Meter Dash


5.Ariah Graham: 53.90



10. Morganne Phillips: 54.25



25. Angelica Whaley: 55.58

Women 60 Meter Hurdles


6. Leah Nugent: 8.42



9. Leah Nugent: 8.34



12. Jacklyn Howell: 8.38



2. Leah Nugent: 8.22Q (Season best)



20. Jacklyn Howell: 8:49q

Men 60 Meter Hurdles


23. Nick Anderson: 8.20



16. Nick Anderson: 7.99Q

Women 800 Meter Run


4. Michelle McKinney: 2:10.32

Men 800 Meter Run


17. Ian Jones: 1:52.25 (Personal best)

Women 60 Meter Dash


6. Keilah Tyson: 7.36



6. Keilah Tyson: 7.38Q



9. Dominique Booker: 7.39



18. Javianne Oliver: 7.49



7. Dominique Booker: 7.38Q



8. Javianne Oliver: 7.41Q



8. Keilah Tyson: 7.41Q


Friday Field Events


Start List

Women Long Jump


1. Kenyattia Hackworth: 20’10.75”/6.37m



20. Kaitlyn Taylor: 19’1.25”/5.82m

Men Long Jump


7. Terence Boyd: 24’2.5”/7.38m



13. Fred Dorsey: 23’7.5”/7.20m



22. Corey Williams: 22’9.25”/6.94m

Women Weight Throw


3. Rebecca Famurewa: 70’10.5”/21.60m



30. Brandi Walker: 54’6.75”/16.63m



34. Madison Jacobs: 53’6.25”/16.31m

Men Weight Throw


16. Logan Bryer: 59’1.5”/18.01m



23. Nikolas Huffman: 54’10.75”/16.73m

Women Long Jump Invitational


3. Sha’Keela Saunders: 21’3.5”/6.49m


Hoosier Hills Invitational





Men 60m


15. Timothy Duckworth: 7.14



22. Ibn Short: 7.26

Women 60m hurdles


2. Daje Pugh: 8.62



2. Daje Pugh: 8.75q

Men 60m hurdles


17. Nathan Donnelon: 9.02

Women Mile


16. Cassidy Hale: 5:10.15

Men Weight Throw


11. David Cline: 56’5.75”/17.21m

Women 400m


6. Daje Pugh: 57.21

Men 400m


14. Naija Omari: 49.81



23. Timothy Duckworth: 51.17

Men High Jump


2. Justin Kretchmer: 6’10.75”/2.10m



6. Ibn Short: 6’6.75”/2m



11. Ryan Ratliff: 6’4.75”/1.95m

Women 800m


4. Jill Weston: 2:13.12

Men 800m


7. Tim Layten: 1:55.12

Men 200m


4. Naija Omari: 22.25



9. Timothy Duckworth: 22.53



15. Ibn Short: 22.83



24. Nathan Donnellon: 23.4

Men Pole Vault


10. Charles Moushey: 15’9”/4.80m



15. Brooks Divine: 16’3”/4.65m