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Barnes smashes records on Friday at Texas A&M Team Invitational

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Lacee Barnes broke the UTSA and Cayman Islands records in the discus to highlight action for the track & field teams on Friday at the Texas A&M Team Invitational at E.B. Cushing Stadium.

Barnes unleashed a throw of 51.52 meters (169-0) to finish third in the discus and break a pair of records in the process. She eclipsed the previous school record of 50.12m set by Mia Hicks in 2018 and the Grand Cayman native improved her own Cayman Islands standard of 48.31m set three years ago. After measuring 51.