Photo Courtesy of Dakota Hamilton
BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College track & field programs will head to Boone, N.C. this weekend to take part in the Appalachian State Invitational this weekend. The invitational will be held over two days on Jan. 20-21.
LMC competed at the ETSU Invitational last weekend and saw four top-10 finishes. The top mark of the weekend occurred Saturday when Lees-McRae's men's distance medley relay team finished sixth with a time of 10:57.62. That time that the squad, which consisted of Joshua Hall, Dalton Tallent, Cody McNeely and Austin Thompson, notched was the top time in the conference so far during the indoor season.
Lees-McRae also posted three additional top 10 finishes in field events. Christian Lloyd finished eighth in the men's pole vault, while Brandon Prescott came in ninth in the long jump. On the women's side, senior Mekayla Boswell tallied best finish of the women's team finishing 10th in the high jump.
Events will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, while Saturday's will start at 11 a.m.