Oklahoma Scene: OSU athletes set school track and field records
Oklahoma State junior Ryan Roane broke the indoor long jump school record Friday at the Texas Tech Shootout in Lubbock, Texas, with a jump of 6.09 meters, winning the event.
On Saturday, the OSU women’s 4x400-meter relay team of Kalaya Ali, Christina Ollison, Michaela Travers and Aaliyah Birmingham broke the indoor school record with a time of 3:39.06, finishing fifth in Lubbock.
Juan Diego Castro nearly ran sub-four minutes in the mile for the Cowboys. Castro, who set the Costa Rican record in the mile at the Razorback Invitational on Feb. 1, shaved 2.92 seconds off of that mark to run 4:00.43 and finish eighth place overall in an elite field at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Washington.
In Lubbock on Saturday, the men’s 4x400-meter relay team of Andrew Merutka, Ashton Hicks, DeJuana McArthur and LaKyron Mays put down the second fastest indoor time in OSU history, getting the baton around in 3:09.39 to finish third.
Hicks also finished third in the 400 meters with a season-best 46.48.
Equestrian: No. 2 Oklahoma State defeated No. 6 TCU, 14-5, Saturday in the home opener of the spring season. The Cowgirls will be back in action at home on Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. to host No. 8 Texas A&M.
Wrestling: Oklahoma defeated Air Force, 24-10, on Friday night. All five of Oklahoma's ranked wrestlers were victorious and the Sooners had three bonus point wins.