Men's Track & Field

Track & Field begins outdoor season with strong showing at Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational

Track & Field begins outdoor season with strong showing at Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational

Photo Courtesy of Dakota Hamilton 

HICKORY, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College track & field programs opened their outdoor season Saturday in Hickory, N.C. The men's team finished fifth among 11 schools, while the women's team finished seventh out of 12 institutions.

Overall, the Bobcats had three athletes win their respective events Saturday. Josh Cady and Haanes Huyuck won the pole vault and the 110m hurdles, respectively, while Erin Bingham notched the top mark in the 100m hurdles with a mark of 14.99. On the day, LMC had 10 athletes finish in the top three in their given events.

A complete list of the top performances by the Bobcats in each event are listed below.

Josh Cady – Pole Vault – 1st – 3.95m

Erin Bingham – 100m Hurdles – 1st – 14.99

Haanes Huyuck 110m Hurdles – 1st – 15.19

Jennifer Johnson – Long Jump – 2nd – 5.21m

Brandon Prescott – Long Jump – 2nd – 6.64m

Jennifer Johnson – Triple Jump – 2nd – 10.92m

Cody McNeely – 1500m Run – 2nd – 4:07.64

Brandon Prescott – Triple Jump – 3rd – 13.87m

Cody McNeely – 800m Run – 3rd – 1:58.95

Austin Thompson – 5000m Run – 3rd – 15:54.60

Joshua Goodwin – Javelin Throw – 4th – 46.67m

Jennifer Johnson – 100m Dash – 4th – 12.63

Kayla Powell – Shot Put – 5th – 10.87m

Kaitlyn Gearing – 200m Dash – 5th – 26.65

Dalton Tallent – 200m Dash – 6th – 22.94

Kayla Powell – Hammer Throw – 7th – 32.82m

Kayla Powell – Discus Throw – 9th – 30.94m

Kaitlyn Gearing – Javelin Throw – 9th – 27.25m

Joshua Goodwin – Shot Put – 10th – 12m

Joshua Goodwin – Discus Throw – 11th – 33.12m

Dalton Tallent – 100m Dash – 11th – 11.16

Makayla Estep – 400m Hurdles – 11th – 1:15.66

Joshua Goodwin – Hammer Throw – 12th – 33.67m

Sarah Bowman – 5000m Run – 17th – 22:52.64

 Jordyn Halversen – 1500m Run – 22nd – 5:40.95

Jordyn Halverson – 800m Run – 25th – 2:50.97

Lees-McRae will continue its outdoor season March 31st at the Montreat Invitational.

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