Southeast Missouri State's Miller sets school indoor record in high jump

Monday, January 14, 2013

Southeast Missouri State track and field athlete Reggie Miller set a school record over the weekend at the SIU Saluki Open in Carbondale, Ill.

Miller, a sophomore from Kansas City, Mo., broke Southeast's indoor high jump mark as he won the event with a height of 7 feet 1/4 inch.

Southeast picked up one other victory at the Saluki Open, Blake Carter taking the title in the long jump (24-3 3/4). 

Carter was followed by Jackson High School graduate Blake Smith in second place (23-6 1/4).

Also for Southeast's men, Tyler Holmes finished fifth in the 800 meters (2 minutes, 3.88 seconds). Shane Brown was eighth in 800 (2:06.47), and Alexander Anderson placed eighth in the 200 (23.36).

Jessica Brown paced Southeast's women, tying for second place in the high jump (5-4 1/4). She was also eighth in the long jump (17-0 1/2).

Jerika Lewis was sixth in the 200 meters (25.42), Unique Hooks was sixth in the 60 hurdles (9.28), and Kim Moye finished seventh in the long jump (17-2).

-- From staff report

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