Eastern struggles at LSC meet

Freedom Newspapers

ABILENE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University had a rough go of it on Friday and Saturday in the Lone Star Conference track meet, hosted by Abilene Christian.
ENMU, rejuvenating the program after an absence of about 15 years, finished last with six points in both divisions of the meet.
The order of finish was the same for both the men and the women.
ACU scored 193 points to edge Angelo State, with 188, on the men’s side. Texas A&M-Kingsville was third with 170 points, followed by Tarleton State with 71, Texas A&M-Commerce with 19 and the Greyhounds.
Junior Terence Sharpe and freshman Ricardo Hernandez each placed in two events for the Hounds. Sharpe was fifth in high jump at 6-6 and sixth in triple jump at 43-5 1/4, while Hernandez ran fifth in the 5,000 in 16:24.65 and sixth in the 1,500 in 4:15.36.
ACU’s women racked up 222 points and were followed by Angelo State with 119, Kingsville with 109, Tarleton with 102, Commerce with 60 and the Zias.
Sophomore Karissa Huskey accounted for all of the Zias’ points, placing fourth in the 5,000 in a time of 19:51.95 and fifth in the 10,000 in 42:43.79.