December 6, 2013

Bobcats kick off indoor season at ASU Invitational

BOONE, N.C. --- Kayla Powell (Moyock, N.C.) finished 11th in the shot put and 17th in the weight throw to pace the Lees-McRae College women's track and field team at the Appalachian State University Invitational on Friday in the Holmes Convocation Center.

Powell kicked off the meet with a mark of 10.17 meters in the weight throw, placing 17th, as Makayla Boswell (Mocksville, N.C.) cleared 1.50 meters in her collegiate high jump debut to finish 10th. Powell followed with a strong performance in the shot put, placing 11th with a mark of 10.86 meters.

Erin Bingham (Mocksville, N.C.) and Boswell finished 16th and 18th, respectively, with times of 1:05.09 and 1:08.54 in the 400-meter dash, while Jasmine Foreman (Eight Mile, Ala.) crossed the line with a mark of 29.14 seconds in the 200-meter dash.

Lees-McRae returns to action on Friday, January 17, 2014 when the Bobcats travel to Johnson City, Tenn. for the first day of the Niswonger Invitational.

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