UCF Finishes Knights Invite Strong

Coach Boone Post-Meet Results

ORLANDO – The UCF track and field team closed out the Knights Invite with three event titles on Saturday at the UCF Track Complex.
Rayniah Jones made her outdoor season debut with a pair of victories. She ran 13.08 to win the 100-meter hurdles and followed up with an 11.34 to capture the 100-meter dash title.
UCF took four of the top five spots in the 100-meter dash as I'Asia Wilson finished second in 11.72 and Danielle Bess finished third in 11.79. Ani Wells ran a personal best 11.83 to finish fifth.
The Knights also took five of the top 10 spots in the 100-meter hurdles. Selena Wright finished fourth in 13.76; Tamia Badal finished seventh in 13.88. Alicia Coleman finished eighth in 14.31 and Natalia Madison made her collegiate 100-meter hurdle debut finishing 10th in 14.59.
The 4x1 relay squad picked up a win in its season debut, taking the top spot in 44.48.
Four Knights finished in the top 10 of the 800-meter run, led by Charlotte Crook's second place finish in 2:08.60. Mariana Rodriguez ran a personal best 2:11.69 for third. Cydni Turner finished fifth in 2:12.61 and Jadae Barrett ran a personal best 2:16.30 to finish ninth.
The 4x4 relay of Latasha Smith, Kiah Williams, Beyonce Defreitas and Kai'lyn Kirkland finished second in 3:40.23.
Chloe Hill and Ashlyn Green both set personal bests in the hammer throw. Hill finished fourth with a mark of 192-0/58.53 while Green placed seventh with a mark of 171-10/52.37m.
A pair of Knights finished in the top five of the triple jump. Jasmine Scott-Kilgo took fourth with a distance of 40-7.75/12.39m and Asherah Collins finished fifth with a distance of 40-6/12.34m. Mackenzie Czurak ran her first collegiate 3000-meter run, finishing fifth in 11:24.30.
UCF is back in action on April 1 as the Knights head to Gainesville for the Florida Relays.
UCF Results
4x1 Relay
1. I'Asia Wilson, Ciara Holback, Beyonce Defreitas, Danielle Bess 44.48
1. Rayniah Jones 11.34
2. I'Asia Wilson 11.72
3. Danielle Bess 11.79
5. Ani Wells 11.83
9. Asherah Collins 12.03
13. Natalia Madison 12.15
100m Hurdles
1. Rayniah Jones 13.08
4. Selena Wright 13.76
7. Tamia Badal 13.88
8. Alicia Coleman 14.31
10. Natalia Madison 14.59
11. Kennedie Reese 14.65
12. Brittany Floyd 14.66
2. Charlotte Crook 2:08.60
3. Mariana Rodriguez 2:11.69
5. Cydni Turner 2:12.61
9. Jadae Barrett 2:16.30
16. Paige Kelly 2:21.51
4x4 Relay
2. Latasha Smith, Kiah Williams, Beyonce Defreitas, Kai'lyn Kirkland 3:40.23
6. Jadae Barrett, Mariana Rodriguez, Cydni Turner, Charlotte Crook 3:55.29
Hammer Throw
4. Chloe Hill 192-0/58.53
7. Ashlyn Green 171-10/52.37m
Triple Jump
4. Jasmine Scott-Kilgo 40-7.75/12.39m
5. Asherah Collins 40-6/12.34m
5. Mackenzie Czurak 11:24.30
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