Bucknam’s Razorbacks are National Relay


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas captured its second-straight National Relay Championships team title Saturday afternoon as the Razorbacks scored 36 points across six scored relay events at John McDonnell Field.

“I think we’re on the right track for the SEC championships in two weeks,” said Bucknam. “These guys did a great job, they compete hard and practice hard. I’m just really proud of they handled it today and they got a nice win.”

The Razorbacks struck gold in the 4×800-meters with Ethan Moehn, Kieran Taylor, Chase Pareti, and Cameron Griffith carrying the baton to the tune of 7 minutes, 39.47 seconds.

High hurdlers Shakiel Chattoo, Tre’Bien Gilbert, Gabe Moore, and Carl Elliot III combined for a time of 57.81 in the 110-meter shuttle hurdle relay.

In the final event of the meet, Rhayko Schwartz, John Winn, Roy Ejiakuekwu, and Hunter Woodhall ran 3:08.66 for second-place in the 4×400-meter relay.

Arkansas scored 36-points over the two day meet.

PLACE MEN [6 out of 6 scored] SCORE
1 Arkansas 36
2 Texas 31
3 Kansas State 29
4 TCU 20
5 Baylor 16
6 Kansas 11
7 Oklahoma 10
8 Miss State 7
9 Washington 6
10 Oklahoma State 5
11 Stanford 4

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Men’s 4×800m Relay
1st – Moehn, Taylor, Pareti, Griffith – 7:39.47

Men’s 4×110m Shuttle Hurdle
1st – Chattoo, Gilbert, Moore, Elliot III – 57.81

Men’s 4×400m Relay
2nd – Schwartz, Winn, Ejiakuekwu, Woodhall – 3:08.66
7th- Caldwell, Hari, Hilson, Milhoen – 3:12.78

Men’s Shot Put
4th – Sam Kempka – 18.38m (60-3.75)
7th – Jeff Rogers – 17.21m (56-5.75)