March 30, 2019
Seven Records Highlight Final Day for Track & Field at Montreat Inv.
BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. -- Catawba finished up at the Montreat College Invitational Track & Field Meet on Saturday at Pulliam Stadium by setting seven school records. In the scored meet, the Catawba women placed fourth and the men sixth.
Candace Swepson set a pair of women’s records. She was seventh in the shot put with a throw of 10.77 meters and eighth in the discus with a throw of 36.72 meters. Also in field events, Jones Carter set a men’s record in the triple jump finishing fourth with a jump of 13.92 meters. Josiah Lane just missed the high jump record by a centemeter. His 1.87 was fifth and just off the 1.88 record of David Creech set in 1973.
Lane came back to set a record in the 400 meter hurdles. He took third with a time of 57.39. Rashaun Noble lowered his own 110 meter hurdle mark to 15.61 and was fourth. Tom Joyce set a new mark in the men’s 1500 meters, taking second with a time of 4:00.64.
Catawba’s sprinters had a good day with Kierra McNeill equaling her school record of 12.23 in the 100 meters. She finished second. Maddie Bohannon (12.42) was third and Akeena Maxwell (12.44) fifth as both ran personal bests. Noble was fourth in the men’s 100 at 10.81.
In the 200 meters, Bohannon finished second with a personal best time of 25.54 and McNeill was thid in 25.73. Noble was sixth in the men’s race at 21.87. Other top finishes came from Brien Pittman with a third in the 400 meters in a personal best of 49.35 and Abbie Adams, who was third in the 5000 meters (19:46.95).
Catawba will compete next Saturday in the one-day Phoenix Invitational Meet at Elon.
31. Elijah Thomas, 31.04m
7. Shakalya Robertson, 10.42m
4. Jones Carter, 13.92m SR
5. Josiah Lane, 1.87m PB
6. Jones Carter, 6.55m PB
13. Elijah Thomas, 36.49m SB
36. Nolan Chilton, 24.97m PB
27. Nolan Chilton, 9.51m
Elijah Thomas, NM
13. Samiyah Rasheed, 18.80
4. Rashaun Noble, 15.61 SR
26. Hannah Efird, 2:42.18
8. Rontrel Felton, 2:01.61
3. Josiah Lane, 57.39 SR
|No events scheduled until September 5|