Women's 4x1, Thomas & Hobbs Win at Texas Relays
AUSTIN, Texas – Sprints and hurdle races were on display for the LSU track & field teams on Saturday at the 91st Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays Built by The Home Depot. The LSU women’s 4x100-meter relay team, freshman Damion Thomas and senior Aleia Hobbs picked up victories on the final day of competition.
The Lady Tigers squad of Mikiah Brisco, Kortnei Johnson, Cassondra Hall and Hobbs ran a time of 42.66 seconds, the second-fastest time in the world this season behind their 42.65 from last week’s competition in Tempe, Arizona.
Hobbs went on to win the women’s 100 meter dash in 10.86, edging out Johnson at 10.98 for the title.
Thomas won the men’s 110 hurdles with a wind-aided, collegiate best 13.43.
In addition to Johnson’s second place finish in the women’s 100, several others picked up top-two finishes for LSU.
LSU will host three meets at Bernie Moore Stadium in Baton Rouge over three of the next four Saturdays to continue the 2018 outdoor season. Up first will be the Battle of the Bayou on Saturday, April 7.
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