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Southern Miss Inv Outdoor Results
Golden Eagle Outdoor Track Teams Fared Well In Season Opener
Cedric Norman posted a school record height and an NCAA regional qualifying mark in the high jump
Conrad Chanove set the tone for the day, recording an NCAA regional qualifying mark in the javelin
HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- The Southern Miss mens and womens outdoor track teams opened the 2004 season, hosting their own meet Saturday at the Marshall Bell Track.
In the field events, Cedric Norman was the top performer of the day, finished first in the high jump, posting a new school record with a height of 76 and registering an NCAA regional qualifying mark. Maulies Pettaway finished third in the shot put with a toss of 4711.75. Bobby Weakley took third in the discus throw with a throw of 1406. Pettaway also finished second in the hammer with a throw of 137 and Logan Stogner was fourth with a throw of 1302. Conrad Chanove started the days competition with an NCAA regional qualifying mark of 2127 for first-place. Jeb Meschke and Marvin Lucas finished second and third with throws of 19710 and 18810, respectively.
Marcus Polk finished second in the 100 meters with a time of 10.46 and Marvin Lucas was fourth with a time of 10.59 and Shane Brandford was seventh with a time of 10.68. Brandford finished first in the 200 meters with times of 21.50. Antrell Young and Steve Griffin turned in times of 15.94 and 16.09 in the 110-meter high hurdles, finishing fourth and fifth. Young finished third in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 59.27. The 4x100-meter relay team placed first with a time of 40.75.
Tanika Liburd posted a time of 11.78 in the 100 meters, finishing third. Tori Wells finished fourth (11.820, Trinity McKinney fifth (11.84) and Angela Johnson sixth (11.93) in the 100 meters. Wells and Kasey House finished fourth and fifth with times of 25.34 and 25.56, respectively. Candi Johnson and Ebony Tindle placed fourth and fifth in the 400 meters with times of 59.06 and 59.38. Alisha Edwards, Lydiah Chepkwony and Naomi Kiprotich finished second, third and fourth in the 800 meters with times of 2:18.31, 2;25.24 and 2:27.19. Chepkwony was second in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:47.91, with Cassandra Goodson and Becca Wise finishing fourth and fifth at 4:52.44 and 4:57.87. Raquel Washington finished first in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 14.06. Jocelyn Young was first in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:06.22. The womens 4x100-meter relay team ran a 46.03 for first-place and the 4x400-meter relay team finished second with a time of 3:57.39.
In the field events, Krista Miller led a group of four Lady Eagles in the high jump with a height of 58.75 for first-place and a regional qualifying mark. Sabrina Norwood was second with a height of 57, Hope Singleton was third with a height of 53 and Lexi Washington finished in a tie for fourth-place with a height of 53. Dasha Wakefield was first in the pole vault with a 106 height and Regina Ballinger turned in a height of 86 for third-place. Liburd finished first in the long jump at 194, with Shannon Weaver finishing third with a jump of 187.75 and Sharlynn Monroe was fourth with a jump of 187. Lexi Washington was second in the triple jump at 384.25 and Monroe was fourth with a jump of 3510. Singleton finished fourth in the javelin with a throw of 1087.
The Southern Miss will compete in the Alabama Relays, Mar. 20-21, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.