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Golden Eagles Turn in Personal-Best Performances at Vulcan Indoor Invite

Rachel Polk

Rachel Polk

Feb. 13, 2012

Complete Results

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southern Miss indoor track and field teams posted personal-best performances, including a school record in the Vulcan Indoor Invite over the weekend.

Sophomore Rachel Polk literally shattered the school record in the shot after posting a throw of 49'2" at the Vulcan Indoor Invitational on Friday.

Polk tied the record in the season-opener at the Southern Ice Breaker with a throw of 46'10.25".

Sarah Omotayo placed eighth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 7.79.

Tamarra Bowie recorded a persona-best in the triple with a jump of 12.31m (40-4.75) and placed fifth in the field.

Justin Sims continues to run well in the 60-meter dash as he posted the fastest time in the preliminaries on Friday with a time of 6.75 to advance to the finals, then, finished second in the finals with a time of 6.80.

Julien Bousquet improved his performance over last weekend and posted a personal-best time of 1:51.82.

Ramon Crockett placed third in the long jump with a personal-best jump of 24'2.50".

Robert Collingwood took first-place in the shot with a throw of 17.43m (57-2.50) while twin brother Richard Collingwood was fifth with a throw of 16.05m (52-8). Napoleon Benoit placed fifth in the weight throw with a toss of 17.43m (57-2.25).

Southern Miss travels to Baton Rouge, La., on Feb. 17 for the LSU Bayou Bengal.

Team Results
60m
Tandra Patterson, 7.88
Jamie White, 7.96

200m Brianna Rayfield, 25.28

400m Romesha Anderson Parker, 1:04.31

800m Ashley Bowler, 2:40.01

60m Hurdles Sarah Omotayo, 8.97q 8 - Sarah Omotayo, 7.79

Long Jump Sarah Omotayo, 5.11m (16-9.25)

Triple Jump 5 - Tamarra Bowie, 12.31m (40-4.75)

Shot Put 2 - Rachel Polk, 14.99m (49-2.25)

Weight Throw Petra Visic, 15.54m (51-00.00) Cara Wells, 15.00m (49-2.50)

60m Justin Sims, 6.75q Randy McCoy, 7.01 Rashun Prince, 7.34 2 - Justin Sims, 6.80

200m Jamal Young, 22.14 Mario Spann, 22.19 Jordan Crump, 23.17

400m Dale Dunn, 49.86 Cameron Everson, 52.10

800m 2 - Julien Bousquet, 1:51.82 John Caleb Grenn, 2:01.58

60m Hurdles Randy McCoy, 8.82 Rashun Prince, 8.87

High Jump 4 - Courtland Wells, 2.05m (6-8.75) Matt Blank, 1.90m (6-2.75)

Long Jump 3 - Ramon Crockett, 7.38m (24-2.50)

Shot 1 - Robert Collingwood, 17.43m (57-2.25) 5 - Richard Collingwood, 16.05m (52-8.00)

Weight Throw 5 - Napoleon Benoit, 17.43m (57-2.25)

 







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