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Razorbacks win SEC titles in both men’s, women’s indoor track

For the 11th time in school history, Arkansas captured both the men’s and women’s SEC indoor track championships.

The Arkansas men won their fifth straight SEC indoor title and the women captured their 10th straight indoor crown. The event was held at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville on Saturday.

Peter Maru was the men’s biggest scorer. He registered 20 of the team’s 160 overall points by winning the 5,000-meter run with an SEC Championships record time of 13 minutes, 31.11 seconds. He also ran a record 7 minutes, 47.26 seconds in the 3,000-meter run. Both records were held by former Hogs runners: the latter, Amon Kemboi and the former, Alistair Cragg.

On the women’s side, the Razorbacks practically won the title in the 400-meter dash. Arkansas picked up 31 points in that race alone as Hogs runners finished first, second, third, fourth and seventh. Amber Anning won the dash in 50.43 seconds. Nickisha Price was just behind her, followed by Kaylyn Brown and Rosey Effiong. Joanne Reid placed seventh.

Next up are the NCAA Indoor Championships will be held March 8-9 in Boston.

Story originally appeared on Razorbacks Wire