Cameron track and field wraps up LSC Championships
For Immediate Release
February 22, 2020
Cameron University Athletics
Kenton Means – Sports Information Director
LUBBOCK, Texas – The Aggie women and men’s track and field teams wrapped up the program’s first ever Lone Star Conference Indoor Championships on Saturday with a top-10 finish from Eduardo Gutierrez in the men’s 3000m race.
After securing their first points of the meet during Friday’s distance medley, both Cameron teams were unable to add anything to their team scores, with both teams rounding out the team standings for the two-day event. Angelo State won the men’s title with a total of 188 points, while West Texas A&M claimed the women’s championship with 162 points.
Cameron opened Saturday’s action with athletes competing in the mile event. In the women’s race, Edna Cheptum finished in 13th place with a time of 5:36.34. There were three Aggies in the men’s mile with Steffen Riestenpatt leading the way with a 11th place finish and a time of 4:29.47, while Jason Cousineau came in 14th (4:34.72) and Dereck Adames finished in 17th (4:37.02).
The Aggie men had two runners competing in the 3000m event, led by the junior Gutierrez, who placed ninth with a time of 8:56.61, while Loic Rossignaud ran a time of 9:07.12 and came in 16th place.
Cameron’s day, as well as everyone else’s, culminated with the 4×400 relay event. The women’s team of Alexis Jefferson, Serah Timbwol, Sarah Wright, and Prisca Kouao finished their race with a time of 4:12.32 and came in ninth, while the men’s quartet of Madison Edwards, Sebastian Padron-Cassadiegos, Riestenpatt, and Dakota McMullin also came in ninth with a time of 3:39.66 in their race.
The Aggie track and field program’s wrap up their indoor season and will look to carry what they learned and achieved this winter into the outdoor season, which begins on March 20 at the Bobby Lane Invitational in Arlington, Texas.