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One step away
June 8, 2024

Charlie Thomas Track and Field Invitational

Photo by Photo by: Paul Burke

Senior Nathan Hite lands after a long jump attempt during the Men’s Heptathlon.

This weekend’s track and field meet is named after Charlie Thomas, Texas A&M’s former track and field coach for 32 years.  The Aggies competed against eight teams including in-state teams such as Rice and TCU.  At the end of day two, both the Aggie Men’s and Women’s teams came out victorious with 196.5 and 127.5 points respectively.

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  • Senior Shaina Burns placed second inthe high jump as part of the Women’s Pentathlon.

  • Senior Shaina Burns cleared a maximum height of 1.59 meters in the womens high jump.

  • Senior Nathan Hite had a maximum long jump distance of 7.09 meters as part of the Men’s Heptathlon.

  • Sophomore Landon Malouf competed in the Men’s Heptathlon alongside his Texas A&M teammate Nathan Hite.

  • Senior Nathan Hite placed second in the men’s shot put, throwing a distance of 14.38 meters.

  • Senior Shaina Burns ended the day by winning the Women’s Pentathlon.

  • Junoir Nadia Pakes ran the 800 meter leg of the Women’s Distance Medley Relay for Texas A&M.

  • Junior Valarie Bradley ran the final leg of the Women’s Distance Medley Relay, completing 1600 meters on the track.

  • Junior Blake Chiuminetta hands the baton off to David Torkington during the Men’s Distance Medley Relay.

  • On February 2nd and 3rd, Texas A&M hosted 9 total schools for the Charlie Thomas Invitational.

  • Sophomore Landon Malouf competed in the second day of the Heptathlon with the pole vault.

  • Junior Brenessa Thompson and Freshman Virginia Kerley competed alongside one another iin the Women’s 60 meter dash.

  • Sophomore Amber Ivy competes in a heat of the Women’s 60 meter dash.

  • Sophomore Jace Comick was one of two Aggies to compete in the Men’s 60 meter dash.

  • Sophomore Tyler Guillory was the only Aggie to compete in the 60 meter Men’s Hurdles.

  • Senior Nathan Hite, shown here pole vaulting, finished fourth in the men’s heptathlon.

  • Sophomore Zharia Moore clears a hurdle during the Women’s 60 meter hurdles.

  • Freshman Gabrielle McDonald competes in her first Charlie Thomas invitational, an annual track and field event hosted by Texas A&M.

  • Aggies finished first and third in the Women’s Long Jump.

  • Senior Shaina Burns finished first in the Women’s Pentathlon.

  • The entire Texas Aggie Track Team joined the crowd in singing the Texas Aggie War Hymn.

  • Seniors on the team were recognized during the event for personal and school records.

  • Senior Sara Kathryn Stevens placed second in the Women’s Pole Vault.

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