Golden Eagle Indoor Teams Finish Sixth and Ninth at the 2013 Conference USA Championship
Feb. 24, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southern Miss indoor track and field teams completed competition at the 2013 Indoor Track and Field Championship held at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
The men's team finished tied for sixth in the standing with 49 points while the women's team finished ninth with 30 points.
Highlighting the Eagles performances was senior Robert Collingwood who took the Gold in the shot with a throw of 17.72m (58-1.75) while Richard Collingwood claimed the Bronze with a throw of 17.05m (55-11.25).
The 4x400 meter relay team (Derrick Johnson-Jordan Crump-Bryan Earl-Elbert Rogers) placed fifth with a time of 3;20.46.
Christopher Monroe finished third in the triple jump with a mark of 14.81m (48-7.25).
Felice Johnson ran a school-record and PR time of 4:51.24 in the one-mile and finished sixth. Stephanie Ledgerwood claimed fourth in the 3,000 meters with a time of 9:42.89 while Krista Moylan finished eighth with a time of 9:45.30.
Golden Eagles Performances
5, Elbert Rogers, 48.86
3, Randy McCoy, 7.96 (M)
4x400 Meter Relay
5, Derrick Johnson-Jordan Crump-Bryan Earl-Elbert Rogers, 3:20.46 (M)
Sylvia Hinton-Brianna Rayfield-Taylor Outland-Paige Jones, 4:01.15 (W)
LaDeeshia Davis, 1.58m (5-2.25) (W)
2013 C-USA Indoor Track & Field Championships | Birmingham Crossplex | Birmingham, Ala.
Men's Team Final
1. Houston | 143
2. Tulsa | 126
3. East Carolina | 108
4. UTEP | 94
5. Memphis | 89
6. Southern Miss | 49
6. Rice | 49
Women's Team Final
1. UCF | 132.5
2. Memphis | 93
3. UAB | 83
4. East Carolina | 59
5. SMU | 52
6. UTEP | 46
7. Houston | 44
8. Tulsa | 37
9. Southern Miss | 30
10. Tulane | 29
11. Rice | 28
12. Marshall | 26.5
2013 Men's Individual Awards
High Point Scorer of the Meet: Anthony Rotich, UTEP
Performance of the Meet: Anthony Rotich, UTEP
Freshman of the Meet: Bryce Robinson, Tulsa
Coach of the Year: Leroy Burrell, Houston