Reeves and Crawford Etch Their Names in CU Record Book
February 24, 2014
At spring meets this year CU athletes performed very well, including Darius Reeves and Khabira Crawford, who improved upon their school records.
Crawford, who set the school mark in the 60 m hurdles, broke her own record with 9.12 at the Collegiate Invitational in New York City on Feb. 7 and 8. More recently, she broke her own record with 9.12 and finished in third place finish at the February 23 Princeton Invitational.
Reeves set a new school record in the triple jump. He posted a 14.40 m to finish second at Princeton, topping his previous 14.29 m mark achieved at the Patriot Games at George Mason University this season. Reeves also recorded a 6.63 m in the long jump to finish fourth and a 8.55 in the 60 m hurdles. Reeves finished fifth, one place ahead of team mate Nixon Povillion, in a time of 9.22.
Kalik Mitchell also had a strong showing setting personal bests in the 200 m and 60 m. He finished third in the 200 m, posting a 22.66, posted a 7.01 during the 60 m preliminaries, and finished eighth in the Princeton event.
Other athletes placing at the Princeton events include Shanavia Thomas posting a 5.35 m in the long jump to take home fifth place and Adam Dolphin finishing sixth in the triple jump with a 13.68 m mark.