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Hooker shatters record on second jump

Updated: April 9, 2005, 1:05 AM ET
Associated Press

AUSTIN -- Texas' Marshevet Hooker made some big leaps into the new outdoor track and field season.

The runner-up at the NCAA indoor championships last month, Hooker set a Texas Relays record on Friday with a jump of 21 feet, 10 inches.

The winning mark came on her second jump on a clear, sunny day at one of the first major outdoor meets in the country. She seemed ready to go even farther if Texas coach Bev Kearney hadn't cut her off after her third attempt, which was six ...

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