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Record setting day for OSU track and field

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Baylor Nelson

Baylor Nelson and the OSU track and field team competed Friday in Lawrence, Kansas.

Two Oklahoma State school records were broken on Friday at the Arkansas Invitational in Fayetteville.

Aaliyah Birmingham set a new OSU record for the women’s 60-meter in 7.42 seconds during her Cowgirls debut. Birmingham is a recent transfer from the University of Tulsa.

Jacob Fincham-Dukes joined in on the record setting with a new 60-meter

hurdles record. He finished in a time of 8.32 seconds.

The Cowgirls finished the day with five individual wins.

Jocelen Ruth took home the women’s weight throw with a winning distance of

15.70 meters.

Ryan Roane added a second individual victory in the field events winning

the women’s triple jump. Roane secured a win with a jump of 12.23 meters.

The Cowgirls' distance runners had a dominant showing nearly sweeping all

of the distance events.

Kaylee Dodd won the women’s 600-meters with a time of 1:31.89. Her teammates closely followed as the Cowgirls had five runners finish in

the top six.

Abbie Hetherington grabbed a first place finish in the women’s 800-meters

with a time of 2:11.07.

Sinclaire Johnson continued to find victory finishing first place in the

women’s 1000-meters. Johnson finished in 2:43.37 and Molly Sughroe was

only a half-second behind, finishing second.

Both track and field teams will travel to Norman on Jan. 19 for the Sooner Invitational. 

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