Men will have three foursomes in Invitational 4×100-meter relay, women to have quartet in Invitational 4x100m relay during final day at Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays

The Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays yearly features some of the most exciting track and field performances in the nation and Saturday’s final day of competition should be no different.

USA Track and Field has sent a strong sprint contingent to the 88th edition of the four-day meet with four professional relay teams set to compete Saturday afternoon.

Three groups – USA Red, USA Blue and USA White – are entered in the men’s Invitational 4×100-meter relay which is set for approximately 2 p.m. Central. In addition, the USA Red team will compete in the women’s Invitational 4x100m relay in the preceding race.

USA Red (Men)

• Charles Silmon: 2013 NCAA 100m champion; 2013 World outdoor silver medal – 4x100m relay

• Mike Rodgers: Two-time USA Indoor 60m champion (2008 & 2011); 2009 USA Outdoor 100m champion

• Isiah Young: 2012 Olympian; 2013 USA 200m outdoor runner-up

• Justin Gatlin: 2004 Olympic 100m gold medalist, 200m bronze medalist and 4x100m gold medalist; 2012 Olympic 100m bronze medalist

USA Blue (Men)

• Sean McLean: 2011 Pan American Junior gold medialist in 4x400m relay

• Maurice Mitchell: two-time NCAA outdoor 200m champion; 2012 World indoor champion – 4x400m relay

• Raquiem “Mookie” Salaam: 2013 World Championship silver medalist in 4x100m relay; 2011 NCAA Indoor 200m champion

• Ryan Bailey: 2012 Olympic 4x100m silver medalist; American 4x100m record holder

USA White (Men)

• Joe Morris: 2015 USA 60m runner-up

• Justin Walker: NCAA All-American (100m)

• Omo Osaghae: 2014 World indoor champion – 60mh

• Aldrich Bailey Jr.: 2012 World Junior Championships gold medalist (4x100m relay, 4x400m relay)

USA Red (Women)

• Jessica Young: 2015 USATF Indoor Champion 60m, seven-time All-American at TCU, member Team USA for 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin

• Alex Anderson: 2009 NCAA 100m champion for Texas, 2011 USATF Indoor champion 60m, 17-time All-American,

• Lekeisha Lawson: 10th place in 60m at 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships, 3rd place 100m 2014 USATF Championships,

• Kaylin Whitney: world record holder for under-18 in the 100m and 200m, gold in 200m and bronze in 100m at 2014 IAAF Junior World Championships, two-time Florida state champion in both events, forgoing high school and college track and field, making her professional debut at Texas Relays.

Saturday’s action begins at 8:15 a.m. with the high school 3,200 meters.


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