Castro and Cowgirl DMR Get OSU Off to Hot Start

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Castro and Cowgirl DMR Get OSU Off to Hot Start

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OSU Press Release

LUBBOCK, Texas – Oklahoma State's first day of a two-day competition from Lubbock, Texas was marked most notably by a school-record setting performance from Juan Diego Castro and a nationally ranked finish in the women's distance medley relay.
Castro earned the event-win in the men's 800 meters with a time of 1:48.29. The mark is the fastest in Cowboy history, the fastest ever recorded at the Texas Tech Shootout and the fourth-fastest for the event in the country this season.
While the majority of Oklahoma State track and field competed in Lubbock today, a group of Cowgirls made their way to Fayetteville, Arkansas to represent the orange and black in the Tyson Invitational. The women's distance medley relay unit of Gabby HentemannChristina OllisonStephanie Moss and Taylor Roe earned the fourth-place finish in a time of 10:57.6. Their finish as a unity is the second-fastest in Cowgirl history and the fourth-fastest in the country.
Ariadani Adamopoulou's performance in the pole vault solidified her place as one of the most dangerous vaulters in the country. For the third-straight time this indoor season, she broke her own school record while also setting a Texas Tech Shootout meet record with a height of 4.37m. The mark is the fourth-best in the country and the second-best in the Big 12 behind Baylor's Tuesdi Tidwell.
Right behind Adamopoulou is the OSU record books is Elissa Ray. The senior, Stillwater-native set a new personal best with her 3.92m mark and vaulted herself from fourth to second on the Cowgirls all-time pole vault performance list.
The middle-distance Cowgirls performed well on their first day of competition. OSU totaled four top-ten finishers in the women's 800 meters: Gabija Galvydyte finished as the event runner-up, Maddie Salek was right behind in third, Rilee Rigdon finished in fifth place and Mackenzie Michael crossed the line in eighth.
Oklahoma State was well-represented in the field, particularly in the men's long jump where a trio of Cowboys earned top-ten finishes. Freshman Stephen Mackenzie led the Cowboys in 5th, followed closely by Joshua Anadu and William Edmonds in 8th and 9th place, respectively.
Oklahoma State track and field will be right back in action tomorrow for day two of the Texas Tech Shootout, with field events slated to open the day at 11 a.m.
Men's Individual Results
Weight Throw
10. Sam Mason - 13.72m
Zac Robbins - NM
60 Meter Hurdles
11. Jake Dyer - 9.03
60 Meters (Qualifier)
20. Max Braht - 7.12
800 Meters
1. Juan Diego Castro - 1:48.29
9. Triston Read - 1:54.39
Long Jump
5. Stephen Mackenzie - 7.25m
8. Joshua Anadu - 6.64m
9. William Edmonds - 6.49m

Women's Individual Results
Weight Throw
10. Hannah Bradford - 15.84m
60 Meter Hurdles (Qualifier)
14. Megan Mann - 9.15
60 Meters (Qualifier)
11. Tori Ortiz - 7.68
15. Brooke Givens - 7.83
16. Nicolette Dixon - 7.85
DMR (Tyson Invitational)
4. Oklahoma State - 10:57.6
(G. Hentemann, C. Ollison, S. Moss, T. Roe)
800 Meters
2. Gabija Galvydyte - 2:10.51
3. Maddie Salek - 2:10.88
5. Rilee Rigdon - 2:14.01
8. Mackenzie Michael - 2:17.14
Pole Vault
1. Ariadni Adamopoulou - 4.37m
9. Elissa Ray - 3.92m
Long Jump
12. Bailey Golden - 5.73m
13. Saara Hakanen - 5.71m
15. Ryan Roane - 5.67m


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