KU 4X400 relays advance in Texas

Saturday, April 2, 2016

— Both Kansas University’s men’s and women’s 4X400-meter relay teams advanced to the event finals of the Texas Relays on Friday.

The women’s team of Whitney Adams, Nicole Montgomery, Adriana Newell and Wumi Omare placed second in its heat in 3:47.01 to reach today’s final.

The men’s team of Ivan Henry, Jaime Wilson, Strymar Livingston and Drew Matthews took second it its heat in 3:10.70.

Later Saturday, Adams, Montgomery, Newell and Zainab Sanni took fourth in the sprint medley relay in 3:55.89.

Kansas results

MEN

100 (preliminaries) — 37. Ivan Henry, 10.82.

4x400 relay (preliminaries) — 5. Henry, Wilson, Livingston, Matthews, 3:47.01

Sprint medley relay — 7. Hartley, Wilson, Matthews, Aniywo, 3:32.78.

Distance medley relay — 8. Bernal, Wilson, Koech, Richards, 10:00.33.

WOMEN

4x400 relay (preliminaries) — 6. Adams, Montgomery, Newell, Omare, 3:47.01.

Sprint medley relay — 4. Sanni, Montgomery, Newell, Adams, 3:55.98

Distance medley relay — 4. Baker, Cook Dimmick, Saggau, 11:45.64.

High jump — t6. LaTyria Jefferson, 5-31⁄4; t6. Grace Pickell, 5-31⁄4.