Birmingham, Ala.- The Charlotte 49ers battle in day one of the Conference USA Indoor Championships hosted by UAB.
Nick Swan and Nathan Jeffers are sitting in scoring position in the men's heptathlon after four events. Swan sits in the third while Jeffers sits in seventh.
Zach Greth started the scoring for the men's team placing fourth overall in the men's 5000 meter. Greth had a time of 14:39.97 picking up five points for the men.
Rachel Miller and T'Sheila Mungo qualified in the prelims for the women's 800m finishing second and seventh respectively. Maraya Slatter missed out on the finals placing ninth. The top eight finishers move on to the finals. On the men's side, Michael Tamayo qualified seventh in the men's 800m during the prelims.
Joann Blakney and Briauna Jones qualified in the women's 60m dash finishing fifth and sixth respectively. LeRoy Rouse qualified in the final spot in the men's 60m dash. The finals for both men's and women's 60m dash will begin at 3:15 pm on Saturday.
Joann Blakney qualified for the 200m finals with the third fastest time with a peformance of 24.18.
Katrina Wright picked up three points for the women in the weight throw finishing in sixth. Wright had a performance of 16.75m (54' 11.5).
Kevin Calhoun finished tied for fourth in the men's pole vault picking up 4.5 points with a height of 4.75m (15'11). In the men's high jump, Trey McRae picked up five more points for the Niner men placing fourth with a jump of 2.10m (6' 10.5).
Kerrick Williams finished in seventh position in the men's shot put with a distance of 14.73m (48'4). Williams picked up two points for the men's squad.
The men's distance medley relay team picked up a sixth place finish and scored three points. Charlotte men's team is sitting in sixth place heading into the final day of the Conference USA Indoor Championships.
Complete results were not available at the time of release. Events start at 12 pm (11 am Central) on Saturday.
Welcome to the Charlotte 49ers Athletic Foundation!
Football parking permits for FSL Account Holders are on sale now for the 2018 season. FSL Account Holders can find a football parking map and annual giving requirements at www.charlotte49ers.com/gamedayinfo. To purchase a permit, please contact the Athletic Foundation at (704) 687-4950.
Green CRI 1, Green CRI 1A and Green CRI 2A are sold out. Two spaces remain in Orange CRI Rooftop
If you wish to make a contribution to the Annual Giving Campaign or Let Me Play (fundraiser for women's athletics), you can do so online or by calling the Athletic Foundation at (704) 687-1047/4950.
This system will give you full access to your own personal account and display donations and pledges to the Charlotte 49ers Athletic Foundation.
Please Note: If you have ever contributed to the Athletic Foundation, you have an existing account and should login using that information. Please do not create a second account. If you are unsure of your account status or need your login information, please contact the Athletic Foundation at (704) 687-4950/1047.
If your gift will be accompanied by a matching gift from your employer please do not make your gift online. Contact the Athletic Foundation at (704) 687-1047 for information on contributions with a matching gift.
Please note that changes to the tax law regarding charitable donations to Athletic Foundations went into effect January 1, 2018. For information on how this new law impacts FSL Account Holders, please visit: http://www.charlotte49ers.com/GiveNow.
If you are a new member and have not participated in any of the ways mentioned above, please create a new account below and make a pledge to our current campaign.