Jarrin Solomon opened his 2015 outdoor campaign in fine style at the Willie Williams Classic, in Arizona, USA, on Saturday. The Trinidad and Tobago athlete captured the men’s 400 metres title with a 46.07 seconds clocking.

Central Arizona College freshman Hezekiel Romeo threw 17.30 metres to finish fifth in the men’s shot put.

At the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Springtime meet, Ayanna Alexander produced a 13.57 metres effort in the women’s triple jump to strike gold. The impressive season opener earned Alexander fifth spot on the 2015 world outdoor performance list.

Kayelle Clarke was also in winners’ row, the New Mexico Junior College sprinter topping the women’s 200m field in 24.16 seconds. Another T&T athlete, South Plains College student Domonique Williams, clocked 24.50 to secure fourth spot. UTEP’s Aeisha McDavid finished seventh in the women’s javelin with a 36.41m throw and tenth overall in the 100m hurdles in 14.72 seconds.

At the Baldy Castillo Invitational, in Arizona, Jamol James won the men’s 100m dash in 10.47 seconds. The Arizona State University student also competed in the long jump, finishin­g third with a 7.44m leap—a new personal best.

At the McMurry War Hawk Classic, in Texas, Western Texas College athlete Marissa Gale emerged victorious in the women’s 400m in 56.66 seconds. Another T&T runner, Jessica James, clocked 56.91 to finish second.

In California, Theon Lewis was the class of the Hornet Invitational men’s 400m field, the College of the Sequoias freshman winning in 47.83 seconds. Another T&T/Sequoias athlete, Ohdel James finished sixth overall in 48.47. Academy of Art University freshman Asa Guevara was seventh fastest in 48.67. And in the men’s 100m dash, Sequoias sprinter Ashron Sobers was 19th overall in 10.94 seconds.

At the Wake Forest Open, in North Carolina, Emmanuel Stewart snatched silver in the men’s discus with a 53.41m throw. In the hammer throw, he produced a 47.52m effort to finish 10th.

At the Texas Christian University (TCU) Invitational, Baylor University senior Dannielle Davis was second in the women’s long jump with a 5.37m leap. She finished fifth in the 100m hurdles in a wind-assisted 14.40 second­s.

Abilene Christian University (ACU) sophomore Sterlen Paul returned a time of four minutes, 09.66 seconds for 15th spot overall in the men’s 1,500m. Aaron Leung Woo-Gabriel was 19th in the men’s 100m, the University of Texas at Arlington senior clocking 11.16. And Paul’s ACU teammate, Osei Alleyne-Forte was 24th in the men’s 200m in 23.38.

In Pennsylvania, Kiersten LaRoche bagged Philadelphia Classic women’s 200m bronze with a 25.81 seconds run. In the javelin, the Temple University student threw 32.65m to finish 16th.

At the Texas Southern University (TSU) Relays, Wiley College athletes, Quinn-Lee Ralph and Dan-Neil Telesford finished fifth and seventh, respectively, in the men’s 200m finals, clocking 21.70 seconds and 21.72.

Ralph was fourth fastest in the 100m preliminaries, getting to the line in 10.99. However, the meet was halted prematurely on Saturday due to inclement weather, and the championship race was not contested. In the men’s 400m, Wiley College’s Justin Maloney finished 10th overall in 49.40 seconds, while Telesford was 11th in 49.60.

At the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Ram Invite, University of Delaware junior Chelsi Campbell finished second in heat two and seventh overall in the women’s 400m in 58.04 seconds.

In Florida, Trishelle Leacock clocked a wind-aided 25.23 seconds for eighth spot overall in the Hurricane Invitational women’s 200m event. The University of Miami freshman was ninth in the 100m in 12.18.