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Golden Eagle Teams Turn in Strong Performances At Indian Classic




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Indian Classic Track and Field Results

Golden Eagle Teams Turn in Strong Performances At Indian Classic

MONROE, La. -- The Southern Miss track and field team turned in strong performances at the Indian Classic on Saturday in Monroe, La., their final meet before heading to the Conference USA Championship, May 12-14, in Houston, Texas.

 

C. J. Collier was fourth in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.04.  Cornelius Duncan finished third in the 400 meters with a time of 48.86.  Marvin Pinnock finished second in the 800 meters with a time of 1:56.36.

 

Conrad Chanove posted the top mark in the javelin with a throw of 2075, finishing first, while Marvin Lucas was third with a throw of 18210.  Robert Pittman finished fourth in the pole vault with a height of 136.  Marcus Polk finished sixth in the long jump with a jump of 221.75.  Jackson Sinclair finished first in the high jump with a mark of 60.  Maulies Pettaway posted a season and personal-best throw in the shot put with a throw of 522.  Ken Watson was fifth in the triple jump with a jump of 450.50 and Jackson was seventh with a jump of 417.75.  Noah Bryant finished second in the discus with a throw of 1666 and Bobby Weakley was fourth with a throw of 1548.

 

The 4x100-meter relay team finished first with a time of 41.61.

 

Tanika Liburd placed first in the long jump with a mark of 195.50, Erica Alston was third with a mark of 187, Ashley Reyer was fourth with a jump of 184.50, and Lexi Washington was eighth with a jump of 170.50.  Krista Miller set a school record in the high jump with a height of 510.75 for first place.  Kate Juedes finished third with a height of 51.  Lexi Washington finished third in the triple jump with a jump of 373.75.

 

Raquel Washington was the top finisher in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 13.89 and Ashley Reyer was fourth with a time of 14.82.  Brittany Wood finished third in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:58.64.  Dijana Kojic ran 56.94 in the 400 meters, finishing second.  Alton finished third in the 100 meters with a time of 12.00 while Tori Wells was sixth with a time of 12.25.  Naomi Kiprotich finished first in the 800 meters with a time of 2:15.68, Alisha Edwards was third with a time of 2:22.70 and Kojic was fourth with a time of 2:23.27.  Jocelyn Young was the top finisher in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:03.72 and Diana Jones was second with a time of 1:04.92.  Wells finished first in the 200 meters with a time of 24.90, Kasey House was third with a time of 25.39, Reyer was sixth with a time of 26.72, Stephanie McCullum was seventh with a time of 25.77 and Trinity McKinney was eighth with a time of 26.86.  Cassandra Goodson ran a season-best time of 10:08.69 in the 3,000 meters, finishing second and Becca Rop finished sixth with a time of 10:52.35.

 

The 4x100-meter relay team finished second with a time of 46.98, while the B-team finished fourth with a time of 49.43.  The 4x400-meter relay team finished first with a time of 3:51.09.

 

The Golden Eagle teams will take a week off before heading to the Conference USA Championship in Houston, Texas, May 12-14.

 

On another note, the Southern Miss track and field teams will participate in the World Harmony Run.  The World Harmony Run is a global torch relay that seeks to promote international friendship and point the way to a real oneness-world. The flame will be carried through more than 70 countries around the globe. The torch will be traveling 11,000 miles across the US. It started in New York on Saturday, April 16th and will pass through the University of Southern Mississippi on Thursday, May 5th around noon and will end in Jackson where the Mayor will hold the torch.

 

If you want any additional information feel free to visit www.WorldHarmonyRun.org.

 

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