Horns tie for eighth with 25 points at NCAA Championships

Nick Cremona

The Longhorns finished tied for eighth place in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships with 25 points, marking the 24th time the team has finished inside the top 10.

Texas was lead by senior Chantel Malone, sophomore Chalonda Goodman, and freshmen Allison Peter and Christy Udoh in the 400-meter relay that finished fifth overall. With their time of 44.06 seconds, all four earned First Team All-America honors.

Malone also placed fifth in the long jump with a jump of 6.49 meters.

Junior Victoria Lucas and freshman Shanay Briscoe both cleared 1.83 meters to take second and third place respectively in the high jump. The pair earned First Team All-America status for the second time this season after both placed at the national indoor championships in March.