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UF men, Auburn women out in front after Day 2

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SEC Staff
Photo: Tim Casey/Florida Athletics

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (May 10, 2019) -- The Florida men and Auburn women hold the team leads entering the final day of competition at the 2019 Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at John McDonnell Field on the campus of the University of Arkansas.

The Florida men lead the team standings with 37 total points, followed by Georgia (34), Arkansas (32), Mississippi State (32), Alabama (28), LSU (28), Tennessee (28), Texas A&M (24), Missouri (19), Kentucky (15), Auburn (14), South Carolina (13) and Ole Miss (8).

Auburn leads the women's standings with 41 points, followed by Arkansas (34.5), Missouri (33), Alabama (32), Florida (31), Texas A&M (31), Ole Miss (26.5), Tennessee (20.5), Georgia (18.5), Mississippi State (14), Kentucky (11), Vanderbilt (10), South Carolina (6) and LSU (3).

Individual champions crowned

Individual champions crowned Friday were: Tennessee's Stamatia Scarvelis in the women's hammer throw (68.32m/224-4); Florida's Yanis David in the women's long jump (6.65m/21-10); LSU's JuVaughn Harrison in the men's high jump (2.24m/7-4.25); Georgia Denzel Comenentia in the men's shot put (19.99m/65-7); Vanderbilt's Kristen Denk in the women's pole vault (4.36m/14-3.5); Missouri's Ja'Mar Ward (8.10m/26-7); Alabama's Portious Warren in the women's shot put (17.36m/56-11.5); Tennessee's Alex Crigger in the men's 3000m steeplechase (8:47.85); and Arkansas' Devin Clark in the women's 3000m steeplechase (9:55.86).

Texas A&M's Nathan Hite won the men's decathlon with 7,468 points, while Amanda Froeynes of Florida won the women's heptathlon with 5,801 total points.

Thursday's individual winners were: Florida's Thomas Mardal in the men's hammer (73.00m/239-6), Auburn's Kylee Carter in the women's javelin (55.26m/181-3), Mississippi State's Anderson Peters in the men's javelin with an SEC Championship record 83.35m/273-5, Alabama's Gilbert Kigen in the men's 10,000m (29:27.77) and Florida's Jessica Pascoe in the women's 10,000m (34:08.41).

Holloway breaks record

Florida's Grant Holloway broke the SEC Championship record in the men's 110 hurdles with a time of 13.07 in the prelims. It also moved him to No. 1 in the world in 2019.

The SEC Outdoor Championships conclude on Saturday with action beginning at 12:30 p.m. CT. Tickets are available for purchase at the gate. Live television coverage will begin at 5 p.m. CT on the SEC Network.

Men's Team Standings

1. Florida (37), 2. Georgia (34), T3. Arkansas (32), T3. Mississippi State (32), T5. Alabama (28), T5. LSU (28), T5. Tennessee (28), 8. Texas A&M (24), 9. Missouri (19), 10. Kentucky (15), 11. Auburn (14), 12. South Carolina (13), 13. Ole Miss (8).

Women's Team Standings

1. Auburn (41), 2. Arkansas (34.5), 3. Missouri (33), 4. Alabama (32), T5. Florida (31), T5. Texas A&M (31), 7. Ole Miss (26.5), 8. Tennessee (20.5), 9. Georgia (18.5), 10. Mississippi State (14), 11. Kentucky (11). 12. Vanderbilt (10), 13. South Carolina (6), 14. LSU (3).