Freshman Track Honorees

Nate Allen

FAYETTEVILLE – A 25-foot winning  men’s long jump by Arkansas long jumper Jonathan Baker and a pair of women’s 60-meter hurdles and 200-yard by Arkansas sprinter Jayda Hollis at last Saturday’s Arkansas hosted Arkansas Invitational earned the two Razorbacks SEC Freshman  Indoor Track Athletes of the Week honors, the SEC Office announced Tuesday in Birmingham, Ala.

Baker of Katy, Texas debuted in the opener for Coach Chris Bucknam’s Razorbacks men, posted his winning 25-0 3-4 leap on his second jump.

For Coach Lance Harter’s Razorbacks women, Hollis of Lancaster, Texas won the 200-meter dash in a career best 23.31 ranking seventh on Arkansas’ all-time indoor 200-meter dash list.

Her career best 8.40 winning 60-meter hurdles time edged runner-up teammate Yoveinny Mota  by .001 of a second.

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