Kayla Taylor turned in a personal-best throw in the discus
April 26, 2014
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Southern Miss track and field teams turned in several personal-best performances and claimed eight event titles in the Golden Eagle Classic Saturday.
The Golden Eagles claimed eight event titles while placing 33 in the top eight finishes.
Kayla Taylor turned in a personal-best performance in the discus with a throw of 49.84m (163-6) in placing first while Rachel Polk placed first in the shot with a throw of 14.13m (46-4.25). Sharday Branch took the long jump competition with a mark of 5.40m (17-8.75).
Southern Miss will close out the regular season, hosting its final meet of the season with the Black and Gold Invitational on Saturday May 3.
Southern Miss Results 100M 5, Jazmyne Collins, 12.62
200M 6, Tracie Nelson, 26.40
4x400m Relay 1, Allen-Jones-Outland-Nelson, 3:49.64
Long Jump 1, Sharday Branch, 5.40m (17-8.75)
100M Jonathan Ruffin, 11.96
400M Hurdles 2, Orain McLeggon, 55.93
Discus 2, Richard Collinwood, 50.03m (164-2)
Javelin 2, Ethan Rich, 55.94m (183-6)
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