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Arkansas men, Florida women lead In College Station

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SEC Staff
Photo: Sam Craft

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas (Feb. 25, 2022)-----The Arkansas men's and Florida women's teams lead the 2022 Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships following the first day of competition Friday at Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium.

The Arkansas men currently lead the team standings with 37.5 points, while Alabama is second with 27 points and Ole Miss is third with 22 points, followed by Georgia (18), Tennessee (18), Kentucky (15.5), Texas A&M (15), Auburn (14), Florida (11), LSU (8), Mississippi State (6) and Missouri (3).

Florida leads the women's team standings with 39 points while Ole Miss is second with 34 points. Tennessee is third with 20 points, followed by Alabama (19), Arkansas (19), Kentucky (16), Mississippi State (12), Texas A&M (12), Auburn (11), Georgia (5), LSU (5) and Missouri (3).

Individual Champions Crowned

Florida's Anna Hall won the women's pentathlon for the second consecutive season with a personal-best 4,618 points, which also set the NCAA lead. Mississippi State's Shayla Broughton was second with 4,260 points, while the Gators' Florida's Sterling Lester was third with 4,143 points.

Ole Miss' Jasmine Mitchell was also a repeat SEC champion as she won the women's weight throw with a facility record 23.43m/76-10.5. Alabama's Mercy Chelangat broke the SEC Championship record in the 5000m with a winning time of 15:43.64. Florida's Jasmine Moore won the long jump with an NCAA leading mark of 6.75m/22-1.75.

Men's champions crowned on Friday included Tennessee's Carey McLeod in the long jump (8.07m/26-5.75), Texas A&M's Zach Davis in the pole vault (5.26m/17-3), Alabama's Bobby Colantonio Jr., in the weight throw (23.09m/75-9.25) and Arkansas' Patrick Kiprop in the 5000m (13:49.09).

In the women's distance medley relay, Ole Miss claimed first in a meet record 10:56.39. The Rebels also won the men's DMR with a time of 9:30.32.

Men's Heptathlon

Georgia's Kyle Garland leads the men's heptathlon with 3,590 first day points. Auburn's John Murray is second with 3,163 points, while Yariel Soto of Tennessee stands third with 3,139 points.

Friday's Schedule, SECN+ Coverage

The second day of the SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships is slated to begin Friday at 10 a.m. CT with the men's heptathlon. Live coverage on SECN+ will begin at 1 p.m. CT.