Big Saturday Leads UNCW To Meet Sweep
Courtesy: UNCW Athletic Communications
WILMINGTON, North Carolina - UNCW opened its outdoor season in grand style as the Seahawks swept their own meet, the UNCW Seahawk Invitational, on Saturday at the Greene Track Complex.
The Seahawk men and women's teams combined to win 16 events on the final day of the meet.
Meena Reid paced the women with wins in the 100 and 200 meter sprints and also ran the leadoff leg of the winning 4x100 Relay. Also winning two individual events was freshman Clarissa Perkins, taking the top spot in the Shot Put and Discus Throw.
Adding event wins were Kirsta Mangum (100 Hurdles, 4x100 Relay), Jordan Daywalt (Pole Vault), Jessia Van Hulst (High Jump) and Johnique Fonville (Triple Jump).
Aerial Chatman won the Triple Jump and Brad Hollowell posted the top height in the Pole Vault.
The Seahawks return to action on March 15-17 at the Shamrock Invitational in Conway, S.C.
Women - Team Rankings - 19 Events Scored
1) UNC-Wilmington 308.50 2) North Dakota University 144
3) Campbell University 116.50 4) Barton College 35
5) UNC-Pembroke 34 6) Slippery Rock University 26
7) Livingstone College 20 8) Shaw University 18
Men - Team Rankings - 19 Events Scored
1) UNC-Wilmington 276 2) North Dakota University 116
3) Campbell University 110 4) Livingstone College 68
5) UNC-Pembroke 62 6) Slippery Rock University 35
7) Shaw University 34 8) UNC-Greensboro 12
9) Barton College 9