March 29, 2019
Track & Field Notches Three Records on Friday at Montreat Inv.
BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. -- Catawba opened the Montreat College Invitational Track & Field Meet at Pulliam Stadium on Friday with three school records. The Catawba Indians participated in just four events on Friday with records being broke in the men’s and women’s hammer and the men’s 4x800 relay.
Danielle Ortiz posted the record for the women’s hammer. Her throw of 39.02 meters put her in sixth place. Tatyana long was tenth and a personal best throw of 32.70 meters. For the men, Elyjah Thomas upped his previous record by eight meters with his throw of 34.53 meters and was 17th.
The men’s 4x800 relay team finished second in setting a record time of 7:54.55. The team was comprised of Rontrel Felton, Logan and Ethan Bemis and Tom Joyce. The women’s team of Lexie Petty, Hannah Efrid, Hannah Mercer and Abbie Adams placed fourth with a time of 10:23.82.
17. Elijah Thomas, 34.53m SR
|No events scheduled until September 3|