Track & Field Impresses at DI-Heavy VertKlasse Meet
Apr 05, 2014
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Seven Lees-McRae
Track & Field performers notched top Division II results while
participating at the High Point VertKlasse Meeting at Dick Vert
Stadium in High Point, N.C.
Senior Evan Webb (Salisbury, N.C.) continued his winning ways
with a win in the pole vault after clearing 4.87 meters. Webb
earned a 13th place finish in the javelin with a heave of 45.01
meters, which was tops for all DII competitors.
Senior Kortnie Curry (Lexington, N.C.) put on quite a show while
claiming ninth in the women's high jump with a height of 1.60
meters. The mark is a season best and she was the top finisher in
Fellow Bobcat Joshua Godwin (Pleasant Grove, N.C.) earned a
top-20 finish in the javelin when he claimed 18th with a distance
of 40.03 meters. Ryan Trask (Cobleskill, N.Y.) finished one spot
behind Godwin with a throw of 39.32 meters.
Junior Rachelle Cleveland (Moyock, N.C.) was the top DII
finisher in the field in the javelin and shot put. Cleveland
impressed while finishing 5th in the javelin after a throw of 35.29
meters. Freshman Jessica Hattabaugh (Hamilton, Mass.) finished 12th
after turning in a distance of 26.67 meters. Cleveland would earn a
15th place finish in the shot put with a distance of 10.89
Freshman Erin Bingham (Jefferson, N.C.) completed the 100-meter
hurdles in 15.05 seconds, good for 19th and the best time for DII
attendees. Dual athlete Meagan Thornton (Millville, N.J.) was 23rd
with a time of 15.28.
Thornton finished 13th in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of
Freshman Kayla Powell (Moyock, N.C.) used a throw of 10.35
meters to earn a 19th place finish in the shot put. Later, she
would top the DII field in the discus after a heave of 33.91
LMC will travel to Greensboro, N.C. to participate in the Aggie
Invitational next weekend.