KU track teams tune up in Indiana

Sunday, February 23, 2014

— The Kansas University women’s distance medley relay team ran the third-fastest time in school history as KU track and field athletes competed on Saturday at the Alex Wilson Invitational.

KU’s Whitney Adams, Hannah Richardson, Rhavean King and Natalie Becker combined for the fourth-place time of 11:14.63. The mark was among the top 20 in the nation this season.

The Jayhawks will head to Ames, Iowa, next week for the Big 12 Indoor Championships. The league meet begins Friday and concludes Saturday.


Alex Wilson Invitational

Saturday at South Bend, Ind.

Kansas results

Women’s 400: 9. Adriana Newell, 56.55. 16. Mercedes Smith, 1:00.35.

Women’s 800: 17. Kaylee Farmer, 2:19.79.

Women’s distance medley relay: 4. Hannah Richardson, Whitney Adams, Rhavean King, Natalie Becker, 11:14.63.

Men’s 400: 7. Michael Stigler, 47.63. 13. Jamie Wilson, 49.65.

Men’s 800: 16. Dominique Manley, 1:53.61. 20. Nick Seckfort, 1:55.68. 23. Kellum Schneider, 1:58.37.

Men’s distance medley relay: 4. Brendan Soucie, Kenneth McCuin, Dalen Fink, Reid Buchanan, 9:55.77.