Arkansas University’s Ackera Nugent has made a big impression at the John McDonnell Invitational by breaking the meet record for the women’s 100 metres.
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The Jamaican sprinter crossed the finish line in a blazing 11.13 seconds, leaving her competition in the dust. Nugent’s victory was followed by USA’s Jayda Baylark, who finished in 11.24 seconds, and her own teammate Ariane Linton, who came in third with a time of 11.31 seconds.
Nugent’s performance was not the only one that stood out from the Arkansas University team. Her fellow Jamaican teammate, Phillip Lemonious, dominated in the men’s 110 metres hurdles, finishing with a time of 13.77 seconds to take home the victory.
With both Nugent and Lemonious displaying such impressive skills, it’s clear that Arkansas University has some serious talent in its track and field program. Fans and competitors alike will be eagerly watching to see what they will do next.