HOUSTON — Earning three top-five finishes on the men’s side and two top-five finishes on the women’s side, the LeTourneau University track and field team opened their 2019 campaign at the FasTrak Invitational at the Bill Yeoman Field House on Saturday.
The meet, which did not keep team scores, featured a mix of NCAA Division I, II, and III teams as well as unattached athletes and NAIA squads.
On the men’s side, the three top-five finishes came in the pole vault as Austin Parrish led the YellowJackets with a new indoor school-record of 4.88 meters (16 feet) for a second-place finish. Sophomore Alex Hindman took third in the event with a mark of 4.73 meters (15 ft. 6.25 in.) while Jack Miller took fourth (4.58 meters, 15 ft. 0.25 in.) and Collin Jones finished sixth (4.43 meters, 14 ft. 6.25 in.).