Golden Eagle Indoor Track and Field Teams Turn in Solid Performances at the Samford Multi Invitational
Feb. 10, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Golden Eagle indoor track and field teams turned solid performances including a school record on the day as the Golden Eagles concluded competition in the Samford Multi Invitational on Saturday at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
Stephanie Ledgerwood not only recorded a personal-best in the 3,000 meters, but also established a school after running a time of 9:38.30 to finish second. Krista Moylan placed fourth with a personal-best time of 9:43.45.
Felice Johnson ran a season-best time of 4:57.62 in the one-mile and just missing the school record by .25 (4:47.37 by Rebecca Thornell) as she placed eighth.
Tamarra Bowie claimed a sixth-place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 11.85m (38-10.50).
Christopher Monroe recorded a seventh-place performance in the triple jump with a jump of 14.34m (47-00.75).
Courtland Wells was sixth in the high jump with a jump of 2.03m (6-8).
Rachel Polk placed fourth in the shot with a throw of 14.07m (46-2).
Southern Miss will take a little time off from competition to prepare for the Conference USA Champion, Feb. 23-24, in Birmingham.
Golden Eagle Performances
Tracie Nelson, 8.06
Sharday Branch, 9.96
Taylor Outland, 1:01.10
Paige Jones-Taylor Outland-Brianna Rayfield-Tracie Nelson, 4:02.10
6, Tamarra Bowie, 11.85m (38-10.50)
4, Rachel Polk, 14.07m (46-2)
Petra Visic, 13.83m (45-4.50)
Rashun Prince, 8.63
Elbert Rogers, 22.80
Rashun Prince, 23.49
Elbert Rogers, 49.74
6, Courtland Wells, 2.03m (6-8)
7, Christopher Monroe, 14.34m (47-00.75)
Colas Levaufre, 13.53m (44-4.75)
Robert Collingwood, 16.66m (54-8)