Posted: Apr 28, 2019
SAN ANTONIO -- Texas Lutheran junior Paris Foster (Magnolia/Magnolia) was named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Male Athlete of the Meet at the conclusion of the 2019 SCAC Track & Field Championships.
Saturday at Trinity University, Foster won the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.01 seconds, and he posted a runner-up finish in the 100 meters with a time of 10.63.
Foster also ran in the 200, finishing fourth with a time of 21.92.
In the 4x100 relay team, Foster raced with teammates Connor Thompson (Nederland/Nederland), Tyler Dykes (Iola/Iola) and Darren Jones (Waller/Waller). The Bulldogs won the relay in an SCAC near-record time of 41.31. The time is the second-fastest time in SCAC championship meet history.
The 4x100 relay time is the sixth-fastest mark in DIII this year.
Foster also ran on TLU's 4x400 relay team. The squad finished third with a time of 3:28.65. Foster joined with Caimen McDonough (Canyon Lake/Canyon Lake), Travis Roberts (Bastrop/Cedar Creek), and Connor Thompson (Nederland/Nederland).
Foster personally accounted for 26 points in TLU's SCAC-winning team performance at the track championships. The Bulldogs won their third consecutive SCAC Championship in men's track and field.
Foster now ranks 10th in NCAA Division III in the 100 with his time at the SCAC Championships.
In the 110 hurdles, Foster holds the 12th-fastest time with a 14.62 time he posted March 23 at the TLU D3 Challenge.
Foster earned 2018 All-America honors as a member of TLU's 2018 national runner-up 4x100 relay team.