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Men's Outdoor Track & Field - Sat, Apr. 29, 2017

Georgetown College men's and women's track and field teams finished up the Mid-South Conference Championships with a bang. The women stacked a lot of points, garnering 48 on the final day to finish in fifth, while the men took sixth.

Every athlete either scored a point, hit a personal record or had a season best in the three-day meet at Williamsburg, Ky.

Saturday saw seven female individuals finish in the top eight of their respective events and all three relay teams finishing fifth or higher.

Mary Lou Loxley took sixth in the 3,000 steeplechase and Courtney Lee was fourth in the 5,000-meter race walk. Tori Hafner was eighth in the 5,000-meter run, while Lucy Berlanga finished second and fourth in the 800-meter and 1,500-meter runs respectively.

Sydney Jones took fifth in the 100-meter dash and fourth in the 200-meter dash. Her day was long from over as she helped the 4x400-meter relay team take second. Berlanga, Sutton Godar and Karina Egger ran the other three legs.

Haley Carr, Kater Riddle, Loxley and Haley Oliver finished fifth in the 4x100, while Egger, Godar, Berlanga and Marissa Forrest finished fourth in the 4x800.

Mikayla Talbott finished seventh in the shot put, but also broke a school record with her 33.59 meter throw in the hammer. Jaycey Kendall finished seventh in the discus.

On the men's side, three individuals placed and all three relays also did well.

Amir Ziyad took seventh in the 100-meter dash. Alec Higdon-Burgess was seventh in the 400-meter dash. The pair teamed up with Austin Keene and Grant Carr for a third place finish in the 4x400-meter relay.

Dustin Wheeler finished sixth in the 1,500-meter run. Carr, Erick Mills and Justin Downs joined him in the fifth place finish in the 4x800-meter relay. Coleman Sparks, Cody Cooper, Mills and Ben Peterson took fifth in the 4x100-meter relay.


 

 
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