Baylor Track & Field Adds Five To 2015 Signing Class

Posted at 10:07 PM, May 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-22 23:07:13-04

WACO, Texas - Baylor head track and field coach Todd Harbour announced the addition of five student-athletes to his 2015 signing class Friday.

The newly signed Bears include Seth Brown (distance/La Plata, Mo.), Greyson Gonzalez (pole vault/Bosqueville, Texas), Danny Leland (middle distance/Dallas, Texas) and Antwaun Musgrove (hurdles/Halladale, Fla.) on the men's side, while Charlotte Myers (middle distance/Bexley, Ohio) has been added to the women's class.

Baylor had announced the signing of Taylor Bennett, Blaine Listach, Wil London, Kiana Horton and Amanda Dillion to National Letters of Intent during the early signing period in November.

Many members of the 2015 class recently competed at their high school state meets as well. Here are some of their accomplishments.

Brown is a two-time back-to-back cross country state title winner, who has also collected two straight titles at the 1,600 and 3,200-meter distances.  As a senior at La Plata HS, he has a personal-best of 4:18 in the mile.

Leland, a senior at Highland Park HS, is the current 800-meter champion in Texas 6A district 10 and area 9-10. He has a personal-best time of 1:54.92 at the Arkansas HS Indoor Invite.

Listach, a senior at Rapoport Academy, earned gold for a second-straight year in the high jump at the Texas 2A state meet with a leap of 6-10 [2.08m]. He currently has the country's best high school high jump mark. 

London, a senior at Waco High School, placed second in the 400-meter dash at the Texas 5A state meet with a time of 47.47. He currently owns the nation's 11th-fastest quarter-mile time.

Gonzalez took second at the Texas 2A state meet with a vault of 15-7 [4.74m] as a senior at Bosqueville High School.

Musgrove, a senior at Hallandale High School, was the Florida 2A High School state champion in the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles. He is currently ranked 15th nationally at the 110-hurdle distance (13.86) and sixth in the intermediate distance (36.72).

Bennett produced a Texas 6A state title in the 100 meters, while also winning a silver medal in the 200 meters. The senior from Klein Collins high school is currently ranked fifth in the 200-meter dash and eighth in the 100 meters nationally.

Dillion, nabbed an Arkansas 7A state title in the 800 meters and also won the Arkansas Meet of Champions title in the 800-meters.

Horton, a senior at Converse Judson HS, carded a title in the 200 meters at the Texas 6A state meet. She is currently ranked No. 2 nationally in all conditions. She helped Converse Judson to a second-straight team title. 

Myers is a graduate student transfer from Miami (Ohio). She owns a PR of 2:05.80 in the 800 meters.

Five other athletes have committed to come Baylor in the fall to be part of BU's distance squad, including Anthony Allman (Waco, Texas), Ben Burgett (Spicer, Minn.), Sean McCullough (Detroit, Mich.), Rico Lara (Highland Park, Texas) and Henry Huff (St. Peters, Mo.).

Allman is the TAPPS 2A state champion in the 800 and 1,600 meters as well as the 4x400-meter. He has a personal-best of 4:18 in the mile.