Track & Field – Cougars put up good fight in College Station
With powerhouses Baylor and Texas A&M ahead, the men’s 4×400-meter relay team took the bronze with a 3 minute, 10 second split — five seconds behind the Aggies and Bears who claimed the top spots. The team consisted of Kelvin Furlough, Jason Perez, Doug Kelley and was anchored by Errol Nolan.
In the 400-meter Furlough ran a 46.69, also good for third place and the fourth-best time in UH history.
Kelley broke the school record in the 800-meter run, finishing in 1:50, good for fourth place.
Chris Carter won the triple jump with a mark of 51 feet and 9 inches. Lamar Delaney was the runner-up with a leap of 51 feet and 3.5 inches. Carter placed third in the long jump with a jump of 23 feet, 11 inches. Delaney earned fourth with a mark of 23 feet and 8.75 inches.
Alex Bentley placed third in the pole vault, clearing 16 feet and 9.5 inches. Miles-Beal Ampah placed fourth in the high jump, clearing the bar at 6-8.