USC Heads To Nebraska For Frank Sevigne Invitational|
Feb. 4, 2015
The USC track and field team will be competing indoors this weekend at the Frank Sevigne Invitational hosted by Nebraska in Lincoln, Neb. on Feb. 6-7. The USC women's team is currently ranked No. 20 indoors and the men's team has yet to be ranked.
A couple of key additions to the mens' team will be competing as Trojans for the first time since transferring to USC. Senior Conor McCullough will compete in the weight throw on Friday and junior Just'N Thymes will compete in the sprints both days. McCullough has only competed in the weight throw twice in his career, winning both times with a best mark of 76-1 (23.19m) at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton Meet on Feb. 11, 2012.
The USC indoor teams currently have nine times that rank among the top 15 in the NCAA descending order list: Melia Cox (T-14th - 60m HH), Andre De Grasse (7th - 60m, 10th - 200m), Alexis Faulknor (7th - 60m), Dior Hall (13th - 60m HH), Tynia Gaither (T-12th - 200m), Ky Westbrook (2nd - 60m, T-12th - 200m) and the women's 4x400m relay (7th).
The Trojans scheduled to compete at the Frank Sevigne Invitational are:
Women - Destinee Brown, Gabriella Cantrell, Erica Capellino, Kendall Ellis, Alexis Faulknor, Tynia Gaither, Dior Hall, Amalie Iuel, Vanessa Jones, Reika Kijima, Tera Novy, Cameron Pettigrew, Jaide Stepter and Ky Westbrook.
Men - Myles Andrews, Randall Cunningham, Andre De Grasse, Robert Ford, Adoree' Jackson, Michael Krone, BeeJay Lee, Conor McCullough, Ricky Morgan, Marquis Morris, Nick Ponzio, Dominic Smallwood, Just'N Thymes and Allen Williams.
USC's track team won five titles at the 2014 Frank Sevigne Invitational and Jessica Davis was named the women's meet MVP.