ASU teams snatch 14 titles at Cactus Cup

The No. 2 Angelo State men’s and women’s track & field teams won 14 titles combined Saturday.

Rams secured nine titles and Rambelles took five Saturday at the Cactus Cup in Kingsville. NCAA Divisional II provisional qualifying marks were also recorded for four of them.

The Rams who recorded provisional qualifying marks were Asael Arad, Hakeem Regis, Alex Borzelin and Luis Perez. The qualifying mark of 202′-2″ moved Arad up to No. 4 in NCAA Division II. Regis won the event with a 48′-2″ jump, leading four other Rams to the top four spots. Borzelin won the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 53.44. Perez had his name added to the 200-meter national list with a time of 21.15.

Other Rams and Rambelles who did well at the Cup were Peniel who won men’s long jump where Jaehlin Wilder finished in third, Robert Emerick who won the hammer throw, Heather Shaffer and Kelby Pope who placed first and second in the pole vault and Emma Thompson and Talli Morrison who went one and two in the javelin.

Then there were Kelsey Warren who won women’s 1,500 meters, with Laura Gomez in second and Claudia Ramirez in third, Lance Andrews who won men’s 400-meter dash, Kristen Wright and Kamie Halfmann who placed first and second in women’s 800-meters, Gabriela Solis who won women’s 400-meter hurdles and Jasmine Sillemon who finished second place in women’s 200-meters.

The press release issued by ASU said women’s 4×400-meter relay of Tare’ Ward, Sillemon, Hayley Wilson and Allison Agbasoga was second finishing in a time of 4:02.95 and men’s 4×400-meter relay won by clocking a time of 3:18.77. The relay consisted of Lance Andrews, Alex Borzelin, Anthony Yancy and Luis Perez.