BYU won six events to finish second to the University of Texas in a men's quadrangular track and field meet Saturday.
Texas scored 231 points, BYU had 1981/2, Purdue 118 and Minnesota finished with 85 1/2.Cougar sprinters Frank Fredericks and Oluyemi Kayode finished one-two in both the 100 and 200 meters. Fredericks had a 10.28 in the 100 and a 20.74 in the 200. Fredericks and Kayode joined Brian Mitchell and Jim Waite in the 400-meter relay to finish first.
Waite won the long jump in 24-1. BYU's Russ Muir won the 800-meter run in 1:51.18 and Brent Patera won the discus with a toss of 182-2.
Patrick Mitchell, a defensive back for BYU's football team, placed second in the 110- meter hurdles at 14.82. And Scott Moon, a former BYU basketball player, placed second in the high jump at 6-9 in his first meet of the year.
Cougar runners also dominated the distance events in the women's section of the Arizona State Track Invitational Friday and Saturday to propel the Cougars to a first-place triumph over five other standout squads.
BYU scored 205 points, ASU 147, Minnesota 85, Princeton 53, UTEP 28 and Dartmouth 16.
Senior All-American Nicole Birk, Alpine, was a double winner for BYU, capturing the 3000 meter run in a time of 9:38.9 and the 1500 in 4:31.70.
All-American Leanne Whitesides won the 5000 in 16:43.63.
First places were also won by All-Americans Anu Kaljurand in the 100m hurdles (13.70), Hui-Chen Lee in the javelin throw (164-30 and Laura Zaugg in the 400m hurdles (1:01.90).