The University of Colorado junior Rajon O’Quinn won two event titles at the Joe Davies Classic Saturday leading the way to a strong day for the Buffs in Golden.
O’Quinn recorded a personal best mark of 5-10/1.78 in the high jump, clearing a height that was almost 10 inches higher than the second place finisher McKayla Bauer, (Northern Colorado) who recorded a 5-0.25/1.53 jump. O’Quinn also captured the 60 meter event title with a time of 7.48. This PR time moves her into fourth all-time for CU. Also in the 60 meters, was teammate Tashay Brown who finished fourth with a time of 7.87.
The Buffs dominated the women’s triple jump as the duo of Sarah Hopkins and Maja Wichhart-Donzo as they went No. 1 and No. 2 in the event, respectively.
Duane McClurkin Jr. took home the men’s high jump event title clearing a height of 6-7.75/2.03. Right behind him coming in second place was Dionne Taylor Jr. with a 6-6/1.98 mark.
The Buffs had a strong showing in the men’s shot put as Aaron Haigler had a huge day placing first in the event with a PR mark of 47-8/14.53.