Hawkeyes Endure Rain, Lightning to Finish 1st Day of Texas Relays

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AUSTIN, Texas – Over three hours of weather delays kept the University of Iowa track and field team’s multi-event athletes from taking center stage but the 91st Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays still went on as planned on Wednesday afternoon inside Mike A. Myers Stadium.
Iowa had three athletes – sophomore Jenny Kimbro, junior Tria Simmons, and senior Will Dougherty – compete in multi-event competitions at the Texas Relays. Kimbro and Simmons were in the heptathlon while Dougherty was in the decathlon.
After the first day, Simmons is in seventh place with 3,216 points and Kimbro is in ninth place with 3,175 points, and Dougherty sits in eighth place in the decathlon with 3,838 points.

Kimbro and Simmons competed in four of the seven events in the heptathlon on Wednesday.
100 Meter Hurdles
Kimbro – 2nd place, 13.74, personal best
Simmons – 10th place, 14.21
High Jump
Simmons – 7th place, 1.69m
Kimbro – 14th place, 1.63m, personal best
Shot Put
Kimbro — 16th place, 10.16m
Simmons — 18th place, 10.01m
200 Meters
Simmons – 6th place, 24.91, personal best
Kimbro – 11th place, 25.42
Dougherty completed half of the decathlon on Wednesday with five more events set for Thursday.
100 Meters
Dougherty – 11th place, 11.04, T-personal best
Long Jump
Dougherty – 11th place, 6.92m (22-8.25)
Shot Put
Dougherty – 12th place, 12.73m (41-9.25)
High Jump
Dougherty – 5th place, 1.98m (6-6)
400 Meters
Dougherty – 13th place, 51.35
The Hawkeyes conclude the multi-events at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays tomorrow beginning at 10 a.m. (CT) while another group of Hawkeyes begin competition in Gainesville, Florida, at the Florida Relays at 1 p.m. (CT)