Kentucky’s women’s 4×400-meter relay team closed the 2016 indoor regular season with a strong run at the Tyson Invitational on Saturday.
Jasmine Mitchell, Ariah Graham, Destiny Carter and Kiah Seymour ran 3:32.51, a team season best, to place fourth in the strong invitational section.
The time was the second fastest indoor relay in school history. The record was recorded by Morganne Phillips, Kendra Harrison, Dezerea Bryant and Graham (3:31.43) last season at the Southeastern Conference Championships.
Destiny Carter continued a solid weekend by finishing as the top collegian in the open 200m. She ran 23.43 after solid showings in the 60m dash and long jump on Friday.
Caroline McCaslin ran a significant PR: 9:45.14 to place second in the 3k.
Spencer Hrycay ran a 12-second PR – 8:24.90 – to place fourth in the 3k.
Nikolas Huffman placed fourth in the shot put with a mark of 58’5¾”/17.82m,
Ryan Polman ran a 5k PR 14:48.17 to take fourth place at Tyson
Freshman Marie-Josée Ebwea-Bile reached 42’0.75”/12.82m to place ninth in the triple jump.
Shane Dillon ran 1:51.81 for fifth place in section four of the ISU Classic 800m.
The Wildcats had multiple strong performances on Friday.


Saturday Running Events Rnd Result
Women 200 Meter Dash Finals 2. Destiny Carter: 23.43
7. Jasmine Quinn: 23.72
11. Kiah Seymour: 23.86
15. Precious Hitchcock: 23.89
19. Donatella Asemota: 24.00
Men 200 Meter Dash Finals 8. Ini-Oluwa Oye: 21.40
Women 3000 Meter Run Invitational Finals 2. Caroline McCaslin: 9:45.14
4. Avery Bussjager: 9:53.71
Men 3000 Meter Run Invitational Finals 4. Spencer Hrycay: 8:24.90
Women 200 Meter Dash Invitational Finals 15. Kianna Gray: 23.51
Men 5000 Meter Run Finals 4. Ryan Polman: 14:48.17
9. Zack Beavin: 15:22.22
Women 4×400 Meter Relay Invitational Finals 4. Kentucky (Mitchell, Graham, Carter, Seymour): 3:32.51
Women 4×400 Meter Relay Finals 9. Kentucky (Howell, Gray, Hitchcock, Asemota): 3:44.89


Saturday Field Events Rnd Result
Men High Jump Finals 6. Xaivier McAllister: 6’7”/2.01m
9. Justin Kretchmer: 6’7”/2.01m
Women Shot Put Finals 11. Adriana Brown: 51’5.5”/15.68m
12. Beckie Famurewa: 51’2.25”/15.60m
Women Pole Vault Invitational Finals 9. Olivia Gruver: 13’1.5”/4m
Men Shot Put Finals 4. Nikolas Huffman: 58’5.75”/17.82m
20. Noah Castle: 41’7.75”/15.74m
24. Logan Bryer: 48’7.5”/14.82m
Women Triple Jump Invitational Finals 9. Marie-Josée Ebwea-Bile: 42’0.75”/12.82m
11. Sha’Keela Saunders: 37’1”/11.30m


Saturday Running Events Rnd Result
Men 800 Meter Dash Finals 36. Shane Dillon: 1:51.81


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Jake Most


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