Golden Eagle Indoor Track and Field Teams Turn in Solid Performances at the Samford Multi Invitational

Courtland Wells placed sixth in his event.

Courtland Wells placed sixth in his event.

Feb. 10, 2013

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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).

Richard Collingwood recorded a personal-best throw of 17.94m (58-10.25) in the shot to place fourth, while Robert Collingwood placed fifth with a mark of 17.43m (57-2.25).

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

60m Hurdles
Sharday Branch, 9.96

Taylor Outland, 1:01.10

Jocelyn Lockhart, 2:16.54
Kara Moylan, 2:23.60

8, Felice Johnson, 4:57.62
Jocelyn Lockhart, 5:11.24
Kara Moylan, 5:20.84

2, Stephanie Ledgerwood, 9:38.30
4, Krista Moylan, 9:43.45

4x400 Relay
Paige Jones-Taylor Outland-Brianna Rayfield-Tracie Nelson, 4:02.10

Triple Jump
6, Tamarra Bowie, 11.85m (38-10.50)

4, Rachel Polk, 14.07m (46-2)

Weight Throw
Petra Visic, 13.83m (45-4.50)

Jordan Crump, 7.18
Richard Collingwood, 7.27

60m Hurdles
Rashun Prince, 8.63

Elbert Rogers, 22.80
Rashun Prince, 23.49

Elbert Rogers, 49.74

High Jump
6, Courtland Wells, 2.03m (6-8)

Long Jump
Colas Levaufre, 6.93m (22-9)
Jamar Sims, 6.72m (22-00.25)

Triple Jump
7, Christopher Monroe, 14.34m (47-00.75)
Colas Levaufre, 13.53m (44-4.75)

4, Richard Collingwood, 17.94m (58-10.25)
5, Robert Collingwood, 17.43m (57-2.25)

Weight Throw
Robert Collingwood, 16.66m (54-8)

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