Sunday, March 27, 2016

Williams, Gipson lead Xavier at Louisiana Classics

LAFAYETTE, Louisiana  -- Senior Kailey Williams and freshman Ethan Gipson produced Xavier University of Louisiana's best times Friday in the 200-meter dash at the Louisiana Classics track and field meet.
Williams placed 26th in the women's division with a season-best time of 26.06 seconds. Gipson was 32nd in the men's race in 23.36.
There is no team scoring in the two-day meet, which will conclude Saturday. The Gold Nuggets are scheduled to compete in the 100, 400, 800, 1,500, 5,000, 100 hurdles, 400 and 1,600 relays, long jump and triple jump. The Gold Rush will compete in the 100, 400, 800, 1,500, 5,000, 110 hurdles, 400 hurdles, long jump, shot put and triple jump.
The meet is Xavier's third of the outdoor season. Louisiana-Lafayette is the host school.
Here are all of Xavier's Friday results from the Louisiana Classics:

200: Kailey Williams, 26th in 26.06; Janelle Jones, 33rd in 26.30; Alexis Milton, 34th in 26.33; Martina Wright, 35th in 26.46; Destini Thomas, 38th in 26.56; Katelyn McMorris, 40th in 26.97; Kee-Myah Henderson, 41st in 27.13.

200: Ethan Gipson, 32nd in 23.36; Langston Adams, 37th in 23.86.

Results:  Men    Women

Ed Cassiere, Sports Information Director

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