AUSTIN, Texas — Claire Meyers broke UL's 28-year-old record in the women’s javelin in leading the Cajuns in the opening day of the 93rd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on Thursday at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

Meyers, a senior, claimed the individual title in the javelin B section after her throw of 163 feet, 9 inches on her second attempt eclipsed the school record of 160-1 set by Dorsey Steamer in 1993. Freshman Maria Bienvenu, finished fifth in the javelin (151-2), the fourth-best throw in school history.

UL's Ta’La Spates (56.42 seconds) finished 27th in the women’s 400 meters while Shonita Brome finished 29th in the 400 hurdles (1:02.69). Kiana Fosterran finished 32nd in the 200 (24.41).