Shawn Value
April 14, 2023

GAINESVILLE – Racing in her initially 400m hurdles race of the season, Razorback Britton Wilson made a planet-top time of 53.23 seconds in a victory at Florida’s Tom Jones Memorial on Friday evening.

Despite the fact that her profession finest is 53.08 from 2022, that time occurred soon after the collegiate season when Wilson completed as the silver medalist at the USATF Championships in the course of the summer season.

So, her 53.23 registers as the No. three performer and overall performance on the all-time collegiate list and it is the quickest time by a collegian in the month of April. The earlier finest mark in April by a collegian was 53.60 by Kentucky’s Sydney McLaughlin from 2018.

On the all-time collegiate list, Wilson is third behind a 52.75 by McLaughlin as effectively as a 53.21 from Stanford’s Kori Carter. Wilson moves ahead of coaching companion Shamier Tiny, who clocked a 53.51 finest in college with Texas A&ampM.

In the race with Wilson, who broke the 400m American and collegiate record indoors with a 49.48, have been Anna Hall and Masai Russell. Hall, an American record holder in the pentathlon, completed second in 54.48 whilst Russell, who broke the collegiate record in the 100m hurdles in the course of the Texas Relays, placed third in 55.39.

The planet-top time for 2023 heading into this weekend was 54.82 by South Africa’s Zeney Van Der Walt in the course of the South African Championships held on April 1.

Arkansas also had stellar marks in the 200m with Rosey Effiong top the crew with a profession finest of 22.91, which moves her to No. six on the UA all-time list. Ackera Nugent, the collegiate record holder in the 60m hurdles indoors, posted a profession finest finest of 23.ten, and is No. 9 on the UA all-time list.

A Razorback debut for Mekenze Kelley resulted in a wind-aided 23.14 (three.six wind), whilst Joanne Reid registered an outside profession finest of 23.24, which ranks her No. 12 on the UA all-time list. Following have been Ashanti Denton (23.87) and Ariane Linton (23.99).

Wilson is schedule to race more than 400m with out hurdles on Saturday. She is in the initially section along with teammates Amber Anning and Effiong. They are joined by the Texas tandem of Rhasidat Adeleke and Kennedy Simon. Also racing in the 400m are Kelley, Reid, Paris Peoples, Nickisha Pryce, Aaliyah Pyatt, and Denton.

By Editor

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