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Four Champions Crowned on Final Day of Outdoors
June 08, 2019

Four Big 12 women’s student-athletes were crowned NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships individual champions on the final day of competition.

Texas’ Ashtin Zamzow earned the first heptathlon title in Longhorn history and is the sixth winner in the event to hail from the Big 12. The senior recorded a personal best 6222 points on her way to the national title.

Sinclaire Johnson of Oklahoma State finished her season unbeaten in the 1500-meter race, as she captured the NCAA outdoor title in the event with a meet-record time of 4:05.98. Johnson is just the third Big 12 student-athlete to win this event.

With a personal best jump of 45-10.75/13.99m, K-State’s Shardia Lawrence is the third national outdoor triple jump champion to hail from the Conference and the first in Wildcat history.

Texas Tech’s Zarriea Willis is the first high jumper since 2014 to win both the indoor and outdoor individual national titles in the same year with her winning jump of 6-2/1.88m. The senior marks the first champion to represent the Big 12 in 10 years and the fifth overall.

In total, the Big 12 ran away with 10 individual titles and one team title at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

 

Big 12 NCAA Outdoor National Champions

Men

Bryce Hoppel, Kansas (800m)

Chengetayi Mapaya, TCU (Triple Jump)

Eric Kicinski, Texas Tech (Discus)

Tripp Piperi, Texas (Shot Put)

Divine Oduduru, Texas Tech (100m)

Divine Oduduru, Texas Tech (200m)

Texas Tech (Team Title)

 

Women

Shardia Lawrence, K-State (Triple Jump)

Sinclaire Johnson, Oklahoma State (1500m)

Ashtin Zamzow, Texas (Heptathlon)

Zarriea Willis, Texas Tech (High Jump)

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