LINCOLN — Reka Czuth recorded a personal best in the high jump as Nebraska's track and field teams won five events Saturday on the final day of the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational.
In front of 2,157 at the Devaney Center, Czuth cleared 6 feet, 1 1/2 inches, matching the third-best mark in school history.
"This is a great meet," said the sophomore from Hungary. "I did not see this coming, but I'm really happy."
Nebraska swept the 600-meter races, with Karolina Pahlitzsch winning the women's event in 1 minute, 30.99 seconds, and Sam Bransby claiming the men's title in 1:17.38. Pahlitzsch edged Kansas State's Tia' Gamble by one second, while Bransby finished one second ahead of teammate Levi Gipson.
"We have such a strong 400 and 600 group on this team that during practice they push you to compete, and we have a mentality of competing in practice," Bransby said. "I kind of just run my races and then leave it up to my kick on the last lap."
The Husker men claimed the top two spots in the 60-meter hurdles, with Antoine Lloyd finishing in 7.80 seconds to edge teammate Oladapo Akinmoladun's 7.82.
The men's 1,600 relay team also finished strong, setting a meet record with a time of 3:08.47. The Husker women finished third (3:44.00) in the 1,600 relay, four seconds behind Missouri.
NU's Cody Walton finished second in the heptathlon with 5,515 points. His mark of 15-9 in the heptathlon's pole vault won the event and was his career best.
Walton's teammates Noah Gabel and Guy Fenske finished third and fourth in the heptathlon, respectively.
Husker freshman Lakayla Harris finished with a personal best in the 200, placing fourth in 23.92. Texas' Morolake Akinosun won in 23.50.
Tierra Williams was second in the women's triple jump with a 42-1 1/4. Williams finished nine inches behind the winner, Texas Tech's Viershanie Latham.
Kaiwan Culmer finished third in the men's triple jump at 4911 1/4. Arizona State's Tim White won the event at 51-4 1/2.
The Huskers will split up next week, competing in the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and the Pittsburg State Gorilla Classic in Pittsburg, Kansas.