Women's Track & Field

Augustin breaks another record to highlight day two of Buccaneer Invitational for Lees-McRae

Augustin breaks another record to highlight day two of Buccaneer Invitational for Lees-McRae

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Sophomore Britney Augustin broke another program record to highlight day two of the Buccaneer Invitational for the Lees-McRae College track & field programs. Overall, the Bobcats logged a trio of top 10 finishes on the day.

Augustin, who broke the school's indoor in the women's 200m run on Friday, ran a time of 25.82 in the finals of the 200m run on Saturday. Her time ranked fourth in the finals behind only three Division I runners.

In addition to the Augustin's finish, Mya Roberts and Deanna Betzer also picked up top 10 finishes as well. Mya Roberts finished ninth in the shot put with an 11.63m toss. Betzer, meanwhile, placed ninth in the 3000m run with a time of 11:11.16. Betzer's time was just four seconds off the school record.

The men's team was led on Saturday by senior Joshua Hall. Hall competed in the 800m run and placed 15th in the field with a time of 2:00.77.   

Lees-McRae will be back in action on February 23 when it competes at the Conference Carolinas Indoor Championships. The Championships will take place at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C.

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