Six Golden Eagles Claim Event Titles
Twenty-three Eagles place in the top eight
May 3, 2014
HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- The Southern Miss Golden Eagle track and field teams concluded their regular season, hosting their own Black and Gold Invitational.
The Golden Eagles produced six event champions while 23 placed in the top eight.
Courtland Wells highlighted the performances with a personal-best jump of 2.14m (7-00.25) in the high jump for first place.
Richard Collingwood recorded a throw of 16.30m (53-5.75) in the shot for first place. Seven more Golden Eagles placed second or third in seven different events.
Southern Miss will next compete in the Conference USA Championship May 15-18 in Houston, Texas.
Southern Miss Results 100M 5, LaSpencia Brown, 12.26 6, Jazmyne Gilliam, 12.79
4x100m Relay 2, 47.59
Long Jump 4, Sharday Branch, 5.07m (16-7.75)
Discus 1, Kayla Taylor, 49.29m (161-8)
100M 8, Randy McCoy, 10.73
200M Jamar Sims, 22.56 Timothy Palmer, 23.51
4x100m Relay 4, 41.93
4x400m Relay 3, 3:17.92
Long Jump 3, Jamar Sims, 6.79m (22-3.50)
Shot Put 1, Richard Collingwood, 16.30m (53-5.75)
Discus 2, Richard Collingwood, 53.35m (175-0)