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Southern Miss Tracksters Have Good Showing At LSU
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Southern Miss' men's and women's outdoor track teams recorded several top performances at the LSU Alumni Gold in Baton Rouge, La.
Marcus Polk finished sixth in the 200 meters with a time of 21.22. The 4x100-meter relay team (Cedric Norman, Marvin Lucas, Marcus Polk, Shane Brandford) posted a time of 40.61, finishing second and qualifying for the regional meet. The 4x400-meter relay team finished eighth with a time of 3:17.47. Marvin Lucas finished third in the long jump with a jump of 2411.25. Jeff Danso was eighth in the triple jump with a distance of 474.25. Cedric Norman was tops in the high jump, jumping 72.50. Bobby Weakley finished eighth in the discus with a throw of 1529 for a season-best throw. Jeb Meschke and Conrad Chanove finished second and third in the javelin with throws of 2062 and 2046, respectively. Maulies Pettaway finished seventh in the hammer with a throw of 1424, while Eric Lyon was eighth with a throw of 13910.
Hope Singleton finished fourth in the womens heptathlon with 4,651 points and Ashley Reyer took fifth place with 4,618 points. Becca Wiseman finished second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:20.25, knocking seven seconds off her time. Cassandra Goodson finished third in the 5,000 meters with a time of 17:53.15. Jocelyn Young finished seventh in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:03.22. The 4x100-meter relay team turned in a time of 45.69, good enough for a regional qualifying mark and season best. The 4x400-meter relay team finished sixth with a time of 3:50.62. Sharlynn Monroe finished fifth in the triple jump with a jump of 385.50, while Lexi Washington finished sixth with a jump of 384.25. Krista Miller took second place in the high jump with a height of 58. Dasha Wakefield was fourth in the pole vault with a height of 113.75.
Southern Miss travels to Mobile, Ala., for a meet at South Alabama on April 24.