Men win and women were second in track and field conference championships

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The men’s track and field team captured its first Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) Track and Field Championship earlier today. OLLU hosted the event at Antonian High School, and participants included OLLU, the University of the Southwest and Jarvis Christian College.

Since the track and field teams began competing in 2015, the men have placed fifth in 2015, third in 2016, second in 2017, third in 2018 and second in 2019. The season was canceled in 2020.

The Saints finished with a total of 169 points, Jarvis had 137 points and Southwest had 44.

The women’s team finished as runners-up.

Since track and field began competing at OLLU in 2015, the women placed fourth in 2015, second in 2016, second in 2017 and second in 2019. The Saints won the RRAC title in 2018.

The Saints finished with 155 points, while first-place winner Jarvis Christian College had 170 and third-place finisher the University of the Southwest tallied 88 points.

After the meet, OLLU celebrated seniors Destiny Joseph and Victoria De La Cruz.