Men's Track & Field

Godwin, Gearing Lead LMC Track & Field at Mountaineer Invitational

Godwin, Gearing Lead LMC Track & Field at Mountaineer Invitational

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BOONE, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae track & field teams combined for seven top-10 finishes at the Mountaineer Indoor Track Meet over the weekend in Boone, N.C.

Junior Joshua Godwin (Pleasant Grove, N.C.) impressed with two top-five marks after grabbing fourth in the weight throw with a throw of 40-02.25 feet before claiming fifth in the shot put with a distance of 39-07.00.

Sophomore Kaitlyn Gearing (Sautee, Ga.) notched a time of 1:04.57 in the 400-meter dash and finished third.

Junior Cody McNeely (Salisbury, N.C.) turned in a time of 4:43.55 in the mile run while earning a fourth-place finish.

Freshman Austin Thompson (Cleveland, Ga.) grabbed fourth in the 3,000-meter run with a solid time of 9:31.19.

On the women’s side, Makayla Estep (Moravian Falls, N.C.) used a time of 9.52 seconds in the 55-meter hurdles to claim fifth.

Junior Kayla Powell (Moyock, N.C.) was seventh in the shot put with a distance of 34-04.25.

Coach Ley Fletcher’s squads travel to Johnson City, Tenn. to participate in the Buccaneer Invite Feb. 5-6.

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