Wake Forest's Luke Tewalt ran 7:56.26 for 3,000m at the Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational, bettering the existing men's U.S. U20 indoor record of 7:56.31 that was set in 2009 by Chris Derrick (pending USATF Records Committee ratification).
An Olympian at Tokyo last summer, Jasmine Moore of Florida added 2cm to the collegiate record in the women's triple jump at the Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational, spanning 14.55m/47-9.
North Carolina A&T's Leonard Mustari twice ran the fastest-ever men's 60m hurdles over the 42" barriers by a U.S. U20 athlete at the Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational, recording a 7.64 in the heats and then a 7.58 in the final. At National and World Championship U20 meets, athletes run over 39" hurdles. The previous best was 7.68 by Miami's Artie Burns in 2014.
Mississippi's Shey Taiwo rose to No. 4 on the all-time world performer list in the women's 20-pound weight throw with a massive 25.02m/82-1 at the Indiana Relays.
LSU's Alia Armstrong won the women's 60m hurdles at the Razorback Invitational in 7.86 to move to No. 3 on the all-time collegiate indoor performer list, and Florida State's Trey Cunningham notched a world-leading 7.46 in the semis of the men's 60m hurdles at Texas Tech to take over the No. 4 performer spot on the collegiate all-time list.
Brooke Feldmeier cruised to a world-leading 2:00.92 to win the women's 800m at the Razorback Invitational, shearing more than a half-second off her lifetime best.
Matthew Boling of Georgia, last year's NCAA indoor champion, dropped his world-leading time in the men's 200m to 20.27 at the Razorback Invitational.
This week's major national and international events include:
The Dr. Sander Invitational on February 5 will be webcast in its entirety on USATF.TV+ with the elite window from noon to 1:30 p.m. ET also covered on Peacock. Fans can tune in for the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on NBC from noon to 2:00 p.m. ET. Immediately following the action, USATF will host the Cool Down on Facebook Live.
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