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GALLERY: 2021 SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Photo by Photo by Abbey Santoro

Redshirt-senior Annie Fuller competed in the 10,000m run placing 16th overall and recording a time of 36:09.92. 

The 2021 SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships were contested from Thursday, May 13 to Saturday, May 15. The Texas A&M women’s track team finished fourth overall with a total of 82 points. The women were led by standout performers Athing Mu and Tyra GittensMu recorded the No. 3 time ever by a collegian in the 400m, running a 49.8 and setting an American U-20 record. Gittens claimed the heptathlon title with a total of 6,418 points and another SEC meet title. On the men’s side, the Aggies placed seventh with a total of 67 points. Freshman Brandon Miller recorded a personal best and time of 1:45.95 in the 800m to become the fourth fastest American on the U-20 all-time list.
Several Aggies will compete in the NCAA West Regional Wednesday, May 26 through Saturday, May 29 at E.B. Cushing Stadium in College Station, TX. 

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  • Redshirt-junior Tyra Gittens competed in ten events throughout the competition including the heptathlon, the open long jump, open high jump and the open 100m hurdles. 

  • Freshman Caden Norris competed in his first ever SEC Outdoor Championship in the 800m where he placed 19th in the prelims with a time of 1:51.92.

  • Freshman standout Brandon Miller ran away from the field in the 800m prelims on Thursday, May 13 recording a personal best and facility record-breaking time of 1:46.06. 

  • Freshman Brandon Miller went on to win the 800m final on Saturday, May 15 with a time of 1:45.95. 

  • Graduate student Carlton Orange was one of three Aggies in the 800m final on Saturday, May 15. Orange recorded a time of 1:48.45 in the event. 

  • Graduate student Devin Dixon finished in eighth place in the 800m final for the Aggies, running a time of 1:49.91. 

  • In her first SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships, junior Brooke Barrington placed 23rd overall in the 800m prelims, running a personal best of 2:13.31. 

  • Redshirt-sophomore Eric Casarez made his first appearance in the 10,000m race on the first night of the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Thursday, May 13. 

  • Freshman phenom Athing Mu set a collegiate record in the 400m on the final night of the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships, running a personal best time of 49.84. 

  • Senior Rachel Bernardo and junior Julia Black (left to right) competed in the 3000m steeplechase placing 19th and 20th respectively, recording times of 11:20.64 and 10:55.11. 

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