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One Finals Qualifier for @HerdTFXC at C-USA Championships

Safiyyah Mitchell Qualified for Sunday's 100 meter hurdles finals
May 13, 2017

Event-By-Event Results | Meet Schedule

EL PASO, Tx.—The Marshall track and field team has completed three of four days at the 2017 Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. After three days of competition, the Herd sits tied for 10th place with nine points.

Running events began on Saturday for the Herd, with the majority being preliminary events. The Herd had one athlete qualify for a final on Sunday. Freshman Safiyyah Mitchell ran a time of 13.66 in the 100 meter hurdles, finishing fifth in preliminaries. She advances to the finals at 7:50 ET on Sunday.

Sophomore Elena Marchand had the top individual finish so far for Marshall in the championships in the discus throw. She threw a mark of 157 feet, 11 inches (48.13 meters), finishing fourth overall.

Full results from the team’s first three days of action are listed below. The multi-event heptathlon began on Thursday for Torie Derrow and Sarah Bever, and was completed on Friday.

Friday Results

Heptathlon Torie Derrow, 7th (4919 Points, Two Points in Team Standings), Sarah Bever, 12th (4727 Points)



Hammer Throw Hasana Clark, 8th (177 feet, 6 inches, One Point in Team Standings), Ericka Budd, 16th (155 feet, 11 inches), Mercedes Dowell, 25th (143 feet, 2 inches)

Saturday Results

(Field Events)

Discus Throw Elena Marchand, 4th (157 feet, 11 inches, Five Points in Team Standings)

Long Jump Lauren George, Was not able to record a legal jump, fouled out

(Running Events)

1500 Meter Prelims Taylor Craigo, 17th (4:59.86), Madeline Armstrong, 18th (5:01.17), Meagen Carter, 21st (5:02.18), Samantha Graffius, 22nd (5:06.65)

100 Meter Hurdles Prelims Safiyyah Mitchell, 5th (13.66, Qualified for Sunday Finals), Danielle Wright, 9th (14.09), Hannah Carreon, 15th (14.74)

400 Meter Prelims Danere’a White, 15th (56.26), Breanna Hargrove, 18th (57.39)

100 Meter Prelims Hope Julmiste, 11th (11.78), Kametra Byrd, 13th (11.85), Kayla Haywood, 22nd (12.03)

800 Meter Prelims Barkley Castro, 12th (2:16.93)

400 Meter Hurdles Prelims Christianna Dogan, 12th (1:02.96)

200 Meter Prelims Andrea Chidester, 27th (25.28)

3000 Meter Steeplechase Finals Andrea Porter, 8th (11:29.76, One Point in Team Standings)

On Sunday, the team has seven events scheduled, along with Mitchell in the 100 meter hurdles finals.

Sunday (All Times ET)

(Field Events)

Triple Jump (5:00 p.m.) Antonique Butler, Denisha West

Javelin Throw (5:00 p.m.) Alexis Montes, Heidi Heiniger, Torie Derrow

High Jump (7:30 p.m.) Sarah Bever, Torie Derrow

Shot Put (7:30 p.m.) Elena Marchand, Hasana Clark, Ericka Budd

(Running Events)

4x100 Meter Relay Finals (6:30 p.m.) Team of Kametra Byrd, Hope Julmiste, Safiyyah Mitchell, Kayla Haywood

100 Meter Hurdles Finals (7:50 p.m.) Safiyyah Mitchell

5,000 Meter Finals (8:50 p.m.) Meagen Carter, Andrea Porter, Samantha Graffius, Taylor Craigo

4x400 Meter Relay Finals (9:45 p.m.) Team of Christianna Dogan, Breanna Hargrove, Safiyyah Mitchell, Danere’a White

Follow the team on Twitter @HerdTFXC for updates on Sunday from El Paso. #OneHerd