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Indoor Track and Field Teams Post Twelve Top Eight Performances

Elbert Rogers ran a season-best time of 49.57 in the 400 meters to place second
Jan. 31, 2014

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southern Miss indoor track and field teams posted 12 top eight performances at the Southern Miss Invitational held at the SportsPlex in Birmingham, Ala.

Pacing the Golden Eagle performances was Kenton Sams who captured the high jump competition with a jump of 2.05m (6-08.75). Courtland Wells placed in a tie for fourth with a jump of 1.95m (6-04.75).

Elbert Rogers ran a season-best time of 49.57 in the 400 meters to place second while teammate Jamad Smith posted a time of 50.76 for seventh-place.

Randy McCoy ran a time of 7.96 in the preliminary round 60 meter hurdles to advance to the finals of the where he placed fourth with a time of 8.25. Courtland also advanced to the finals with a time of 8.30 and finished seventh in the finals with a time of 8.36

Christopher Monroe placed second in the triple jump with a mark of 14.63m (48-00) while Jamar Sims placed in a tie of eight in the long jump with a mark of 6.87m (22-6.50).

The 4x400 meter relay team placed with fifth with a time of 3:21.55.

LaSpencia Brown ran a time of 7.85 in the preliminary round to advance to the finals where she finished 8th with a time of 7.93.

Katie Canavin placed sixth in the 3000 meters with a time of 10:59.31.

Southern Miss will compete in the Vulcan Invitational on Feb. 8 in Birmingham, Ala.

Southern Miss Performances
Women60mLaSpencia Brown7.85 (prelim)
 60mLaSpencia Brown7.93 (8th-F)
 60mTaira Carney8.43 (prelim)
Women200mAdriana Allen25.57
Women400mPaige Jones1:00.52
WomenOne-MileDana Dillistone5:40.31
Women3000mKatie Canavin10:59.91 (6th)
WomenLong JumpSharday Branch5.21m (17-01.25)
 Long JumpTaira Carney5.20m (17-00.75)
WomenShot PutKayla Taylor12.53m (41-1.50)
 Shot PutTaylor Outland6.77m (22-02.25)
 Shot PutAshley Bowler6.67m (21-10.75)
 Shot PutKailey Hill6.40m (21-00)
 Shot PutRebecca Ulrich5.52m (18-01.50)
 Shot PutFelice Johnson4.79m (15-08.75)
Men60mRandy McCoy6.96 (prelim)
 60mRandy McCoy6.96 (8th-F)
Men200mDerrick Johnson22.42
  200mTrevor Campbell23.12
Men400mElbert Rogers49.57 (2nd)
 400mJamad Smith50.76 (7th)
 400mOrain McLeggon52.55
 400mKahlil Frazier52.56
Men800mPreston Bell2:07.73
Men60m HurdlesRandy McCoy7.96 (prelim)
 60m HurdlesCourtland Wells8.30 (prelim)
 60m HurdlesTrevor Campbell8.56 (prelim)
 60m HurdlesRandy McCoy8.25 (4th-F)
 60m HurdlesCourtland Wells8.36 (7th-F)
Men4x400m Relay3:21.555th 3:30.75 (B)
MenHigh JumpKenton Sams2.05m (6-08.75 - 1st)
 High JumpCourtland Wells1.95m (6-04.75 - T4th)
MenHigh JumpJamar Sims6.87m (22-6.50 - T8th)
MenTriple JumpChristopher Monroe14.63m (48-00 - 2nd)

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