Jan. 21, 2013
AUBRUN, Ala. - The Southern Miss indoor track and field teams competed in the Auburn Indoor Invitational on Saturday and one Golden Eagle recorded a record-setting performance.
Senior Suyi Georgewill turned in a school record performance for the second-straight weekend after recording a mark of 18.84m (61-9.75) in the weight throw to place second. Robert Collingwood placed eight on his final attempt with a mark of 16.27m (53-4.50).
Justin Sims recorded a time of 6.80 in the preliminary round and then ran a time of 6.78 in the finals to finish eighth.
Rachel Polk finished fifth in the shot with a throw of 14.66m (48-1.25).
Stephanie Ledgerwood competed in the one-mile run and ran a time of 5:00.23, just missing the top eight.
The next meet scheduled for the Golden Eagles will be the Meyo Invitational hosted by Notre Dame on Feb. 1-2 in South Bend, Ind.
Golden Eagles Performances
Sharday Branch, 9.58
Petra Visic, 13.55m (44-5.50)
8, Justin Sims, 6.78
McLeggon-Earl-Prince-Jamar Sims, 3:28.22
6, Courtland Wells, 2.04m (6-8.25)
Christopher Monroe, 13.60m (44-7.50)
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