Refugio graduate sets TLU 400-meter dash record

May 15, 2017 at 10:06 p.m.

CANYON - Texas Lutheran University's Marquis Brown set a school record in the 400-meter dash Saturday at the West Texas A&M University Last Chance Meet.

Brown, a junior from Refugio, had a time of 46.90 seconds.

The time adjusted to altitude would be 47.01, which is the fastest NCAA Division III time in the nation.

Brown was also a member of the 400-meter relay team which set a school record in a time of 40.85 seconds, the first time the Bulldogs have broken 41 seconds in the event.

Cortnee Priour, a sophomore from Goliad, won the triple jump at the meet with a leap of 36 feet, 4.25 inches.



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