“We had a very good day. Our team is improving each week in each event area. They are starting to get it and they are growing as a group.”
· Sophomore Stephanie Lambeth (Frankenmuth, Mich.) moves into third all-time at USF with a 13-5.75 pole vault.
· Senior, Indiana native Sophia Brown (Goshen) notched a 12-8 in the pole vault, fifth all-time in program history.
· Sophomore David Bell (Jacksonville, Fla.) is now fifth all-time at USF following a 16-9.25 pole vault.
· Senior Michael Babinec (Riverview, Fla.) ran the fifth fastest mile in USF history (4:17.48).
The Bulls’ compete next in the American Athletic Conference Championships on Feb. 24-25 in Birmingham, Ala.
USF’s home meet, its first of the season, will be the Bulls’ Invitational March 17-18.
About USF Track and Field
Led by 11th-year head coach Warren Bye, the USF track and field team has produced 21 All-Americans (eight men, 13 women) since 2000 and at least one All-American in nine of the last 10 years. Recent graduate Matthew O’Neal is USF’s first six-time NCAA All-American. The Bulls return all-conference performer David Akins (pole vault) and Michael Babinec (steeplechase), as well as NCAA qualifier Bernicia Holifield (hammer throw). USF hosts the Bulls Invitational March 17-18 and the USF Invitational April 21-22. USF is home to the 2018 NCAA Track and Field East Preliminary.