LU takes first at William Jewell

Dan Carr/LU Sports Information

LIBERTY, Mo. – The Lincoln men’s outdoor track & field team won seven events and scored 119 points to take first place at the Darrel Gourley Open, hosted by William Jewell College on Saturday (April 13).

Mohamed Kouyate won the 400m with a time of 48.41, and joined with Tyrese Halls, Raymone Campbell and Coy Spence to take the 4x400m relay in 3:16.46. Halls placed third in the 400m, timing in at 48.84, and Ouekie Wright (50.77) and Yardley Pierre-Louis (51.29) respectively finished sixth and seventh.

Kizan David won the triple jump with a mark of 14.69m, and Ryan Brown was the victor in the long jump with a leap of 7.46m. In the latter event, David placed third at 7.13m.

Javan Gray (10.40), Campbell (10.44) and David (10.64) swept the top-three in the 100m, and Spence won the 400m hurdles after clocking in at 53.91. Damaine Dixon finished second in that event with a time of 54.25, and Gawayne Porter (59.01) placed sixth while Abubakar Mohammed (59.46) came in seventh.

Lincoln also had success in the 110m hurdles, with Brown winning the preliminary race in 14.57, followed by Spence in third at 14.85. In the finals, Souleyman Seck claimed fourth after timing in at 15.32, and Mohammed checked in at fifth with a time of 15.52.

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