Cole wins long jump at Texas Relays

Updated: April 5, 2008, 12:56 AM ET
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas -- Cal-State Northridge freshman Reindell Cole, the defending indoor champion, won the long jump Friday at the Texas Relays.

Cole won with a wind-aided leap of 26 feet, 3/4 inches on his second attempt to finish well ahead of Louisville junior Andre Black (25-3 1/4).

In the men's discus, Liberty's Clendon Henderson won at 204-3.

In the women's field events, Cal-Poly's Sharon Day won the high juxmp at 5-8 3/4, and Texas Tech's D'Andra Carter took the discus at 181-3.

In the running events, Festus Kigen of TCU won the men's 1,500 meters in 3 minutes, 50.30 seconds. Abilene Christian's Winrose Karunde won the women's 3,000 steeplechase in 10:29.81, and Texas El-Paso's Patrick Mutai took the men's steeplechase in 8:52.62.


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