Deon Lendore claims first national title in 400 at NCAA Indoor Championships

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ALBUQUERQUE – Texas A&M junior Deon Lendore claimed his first national individual title with a time of 45.21 seconds in the 400 meters at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday inside the Albuquerque Convention Center.

The Aggie women placed fifth with 35 points as the A&M men finished tied for eighth in team scoring with 18 points.

Oregon captured both team titles, with the women winning a fifth consecutive title by half a point over Texas, 44 to 43.5, and the Duck men scoring 61 points over defending champion Arkansas (53).

Aggie frosh Shamier Little powered her way to a third-place finish in the women’s 400 as she claimed the second section in 51.96. Wayne Davis II also finished third in the 60 hurdles with a 7.61 and the A&M women’s 4x400 placed third with a 3:31.31 clocking. LaQue Moen-Davis was fourth in the triple jump with a 43-3.25 mark.

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