AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas A&M track & field’s team fell short to Texas, while Athing Mu set a school record in the 1,500m in the dual meet on Saturday at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.
Texas A&M recorded 18 personal bests and six all-time Aggie top-12 marks, while winning 12 events in the battle against Texas. Most notably, freshman Athing Mu and redshirt junior Tyra Gittens recorded NCAA-leading marks in their respective events.
Mu won the 1,500m with a school record time of 4:16.06, it’s her fifth school record to have her name to and first outdoor record. Gittens won the high jump at a clearance of 1.90m/6-2.75, which ranks No. 2 all-time on the Texas A&M outdoor list.
The Aggies swept the 4x400m relays winning with a time of 3:29.43 in the women’s race and 3:03.72 in the men’s race.
Texas A&M hosts its first outdoor meet beginning Friday, April 9-10 at E.B. Cushing Stadium.
Texas A&M – 90
Texas – 125
Texas A&M - 78