Lawson Finishes Fifth at USATF Outdoor Championships

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EUGENE, Ore. – The University of Arkansas men’s track and field team sent three into competition at two national championships. The Razorbacks were represented at the USATF Outdoor Championships in the junior section by Ethan Moehn and in senior events by Jarrion Lawson. At the Jamaican National Championships, Clive Pullen was the first of three to challenge the field.

Monroe, Wis. native, Moehn maintained a steady pace in heat two of the 1500 meter run keeping with the lead pack. The Arkansas freshman finished 16th overall with a time of 4:15.49.

A five-time All-American in long jump, Lawson began the day with a first attempt mark of 8.11m/26-7.25. The Arkansas junior improved on the second attempt jumping 8.33m/27-4w. Lawson qualified for the finals with a third place finish in the first round. Opening the finals with a foul, Lawson extended his mark to 8.36m/27-5.25w on his last jump to finish in fifth place.

Over in Jamaica, Clive Pullen finished sixth in the triple jump at the national meet with a distance of 15.87m/52-0.75.

2015 USATF Outdoor Championships | Day 1
Hayward Field
Eugene, Ore.

1500 Meters (first round)
16. Ethan Moehn – 4:15.49

Long Jump (final)
5. Jarrion Lawson – 8.36m/27-5.25w

2015 Jamaican National Championships | Day 1
Independence Park
Kingston, Jamaica

Triple Jump (final)
6. Clive Pullen – 15.87m/52-0.75

#USATFOutdoors Day 2 Schedule (All times central)
3:05 p.m. | Shot Put Jrs (final) – Sam Kempka, Jeff Rogers
4:00 p.m. | Long Jump Jrs (final) – Brandon Workman
8:10 p.m. | 3,000m Steeplechase – Stanley Kebenei

USATF Outdoor Championships Broadcast Schedule (All times central)
Friday, June 26
All Events: 11:15 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. |
All Events: 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | NBCSN

Saturday, June 27
All Events: 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. |
All Events: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NBC
Junior Events: 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. |

Sunday, June 28
All Events: 12:20 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. |
All Events: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NBCSN

#JaTrials Jamaican National Championships Day 2 Schedule
6:40 p.m. | 5,000 Meters (final) – Kemoy Campbell

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