Winston-Salem, N.C.- Charlotte track and field wrap up one day event at the JDL UCS Invitational with solid performances before heading into the last meet before Conference USA Indoor Championships.
After tying the school record in previous weeks, Kevin Calhoun vaulted a part from everyone else. Calhoun vaulted 4.90m (16’0.75) for the outright school record in men’s pole vault.
Brittany Plummer took first in the women’s pole vault clearing 3.35m (10’11.75). Allyson Sherlock finished fourth clearing a season-best 3.20m (10’6).
Kerrick Williams improved on his season-best with a toss in the men’s weight throw clearing 16.17m (53’0.75). Trey McRae finished fifth in the men’s high jump clearing 2.01m (6’7). McRae finished sixth in the men’s long jump clearing 6.89m (22’7.25). Coye Still finished one spot ahead of McRae clearing 6.92m (22’8.5).
In the women’s long jump, Charlotte put three in the top five. Briauna Jones finished third leaping 5.79m (19’0). Jessica Morgan and Dejah Hayes finished fourth and fifth respectively. Morgan finished with a leap of 5.57m (18’3.25), while Hayes cleared 5.55m (18’2.50).
Chris Tate finished first in the men’s 400m running a season-best 48.65 in the event. Phillip Bryant finished with a time of 50.83.
Sprinters excelled on the fast track today claiming the top spot in both the men’s and women’s 60m dash. Joann Blakney finished with top spot for the women’s with a 7.48 performance. Teammates Briauna Jones and Sarah Justice finished fifth and sixth respectively. Jones finished with a 7.63 performance followed by Justice with a time of 7.78.
Blakney finished second in the women’s 200m, running the event for the first time this season grabbing a team-leading 24.72 performance. Bynum placed first in the men’s 200m with a 21.58 performance. John Osborne finished with a time of 22.26.
Anthony Campbell claimed the top spot in the men’s triple jump clearing 15.01m (49’3). Jones placed second for the women in the event clearing 11.95m (39’2.5). Hayes finished in fourth clearing 11.56m (37’11.25).
Charlotte returns to action Feb. 21-23 in Blacksburg, Va. for the Virginia Tech Challenge. The Niners will use the Va. Tech Challenge to prepare for the Conference USA Indoor Championships.
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