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Arkansas men, Arkansas women lead entering final day

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BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas (May 14, 2021)-----The Arkansas men and Arkansas women hold the team leads entering the final day of competition at the 2021 Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at E.B. Cushing Stadium on the campus of Texas A&M University.

The Arkansas men lead the team standings with 58 total points, followed by Alabama (51), Tennessee (41), LSU (38), Florida (30), Mississippi State (23), Georgia (19), Auburn (16), South Carolina (12), Ole Miss (10), Texas A&M (10) and Kentucky (4).

Arkansas leads the women's standings with 51 points, followed by Alabama (47), Auburn (36), Georgia (35), Ole Miss (30), LSU (26), Texas A&M (25), Tennessee (19), Florida (14), Missouri (12), Kentucky (9), Mississippi State (6) and South Carolina (2).

Individual champions crowned
Individual champions crowned Friday were: LSU's Emma Robbins in the women's hammer (67.17m/220-4), Texas A&M's Deborah Acquah in the women's long jump (6.80m/22-3.75), LSU's JuVaughn Harrison in the men's high jump (2.36m/7-8.75), Arkansas' Nastassja Campbell in the women's pole vault (4.54m/14-10.75), Alabama's Isaac Odugbesan in the men's shot put (20.22m/66-4.25), Tennessee's Carey McLeod in the men's long jump (8.34m/27-4.5), Tennessee's Latavia Maines (18.71m/61-3.75), Alabama's Vincent Kiprop in the men's 3000m Steeplechase (8:47.18) and Arkansas' Krissy Gear in the women's 3000m Steeplechase (9:38.62).

Georgia's Kyle Garland won the men's decathlon with 8,196 points, while Tyra Gittens of Texas A&M won the women's heptathlon with a meet record 6,418 total points.

Thursday's individual winners were: Alabama's Vincent Kiprop in the men's 10,000m (28:55.56), Florida's Thomas Mardal in the men's hammer (74.78m/245-4), Mississippi State's DJ Jonsson in the men's javelin (78.66m/258-1), Alabama's Mercy Chelangat in the women's 10,000m with a meet record (32:13:13) and Georgia's Marie-Therese Obst in the women's javelin (57.29m/187-11).

Records broken
Texas A&M's Athing Mu broke the SEC Championship record with a time of 50.04 in the women's 400m prelims. Other records broken Friday include Arkansas' Krissy Gear in the women's Steeplechase, Tennessee's Latavia Maines in the women's shot put, Alabama's Eliud Kipsang in the men's 1500m prelims (3:36.60), LSU's JuVaughn Harrison on the men's high jump, and Texas A&M's Tyra Gittens in the women's heptathlon and the women's heptathlon high jump

The SEC Outdoor Championships conclude on Saturday with action beginning at 2 p.m. CT. Live television coverage will begin at 5 p.m. CT on the SEC Network.

SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships - Day 2 Results