UTSA captures Southland title
Roadrunners' Hayes wins 110-meter and 400-meter hurdles
SAN MARCOS, Texas -- Sophomore Keyunta Hayes was victorious the 110-meter and 400-meter hurdles and he helped lead UTSA to its third Southland conference title in the last five years on Sunday.
The Roadrunners scored 147.5 points and held off a late rally by I-35 rival Texas State, which finished in second place with 134.5. Defending champion Stephen F. Austin (98) rounded out the top three.
Hayes clocked a 13.86 in winning the program's fifth-ever 110m hurdles crown (first since 2008) and the Tyler native came back 90 minutes later to lead a UTSA 1-2-3 finish in the 400m hurdles in a personal-best time of 50.37. He finished as the Roadrunners' top scorer with 22.5 points after running the lead leg of the squad's second-place 1,600m relay that recorded a season-best time of 3:08.77.