Courtesy: UMKC Athletics/MSH Photography
Women Finish Second, Carter, Okonta and Ayabe Take Home Titles At Tulsa Duels
Courtesy:UMKC Athletics
Release:03/16/2013

(Kansas City, Mo.) - Briana Carter, D.C. Okonta and Cosmas Ayabei all claimed individual titles at the Tulsa Duels, while the women finished second with 30 points and the men finished fifth with 14 points on Saturday afternoon in Tulsa, Okla., at the Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium.

Carter claimed her title in the Triple Jump with a mark of 11.71 meters, while Okonta won the Triple Jump as well, with a mark of 15.24 meters, one one hundreds off his personal best.

Ayabei, meanwhile, won the 3,000 meter run in a time of 8:56.04.

A host of 'Roos followed Carter in the triple jump, as Stephany Johnson finished second, Patricia Miller placed third , Chelsea Richardson came in fourth, Jazmine Cooper placed sixth and Lynette Cottingham came in seventh.

Garnering second place finishes for the squad on the women's side included Amani Borders in the 400 meter hurdles and Courtney Frerichs in the 2,000 meter steeplechase, while the 4x400 meter relay team of Johnson, Jamesha Howard, Richardson and Cottingham also placed second.

Michelle Momo, meanwhile, finished fourth in the long jump with a mark of 6.00 meters, the third best jump in UMKC history, while Dahlia Dyson moved into fourth in school history with a throw of 47.39 in the hammer.

On the men's side, Xavier Kenney, Terrone Garner and Zak Snow finished three, four and five in the 400 meter hurdles, while Griffin Humphreys and Kyle Bremer were fifth and sixth in the 2,000 meter steeplechase.

The men's 4x100 meter relay team of Brady Adams, Daniel Prioleau, Jason Martin and Josh Butler, meanwhile, finished second.

Coming Up for the Kangaroos...

Next week the Kangaroos will head east to Columbia, Mo., to take part in the Missouri Relays on Mar. 22-23.

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