WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. --- Reigning Conference
Carolinas Men’s Field Athlete of the Week and Lees-McRae
senior Evan Webb earned a fifth-place finish and hit a
national’s provisional mark at the UCS Invitational on the
JDL Fast Track Saturday in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Webb (Salisbury) cleared his first jump of 4.75 meters, an
improvement of .13 meters from last week’s performance at the
Freshman Erin Bingham (Jefferson, N.C.) continued her impressive
freshman campaign when she completed the 60-meter hurdles in 9.60
seconds to earn a top-25 finish. She pulled double duty and
competed in the 400-meter run and finished in a time of
LMC placed three in the top-25 in the women’s high jump.
Freshman Makayla Boswell (Mocksville, N.C.) notched a 19th-place
finish with a leap of 1.55 meters. Senior Kortnie Curry (Lexington,
N.C.) tied for 21st when she cleared 1.50 meters on her first
attempt while senior Persephanie Mcrae (Brooklyn, N.C.) finished
tied for 24th at 1.50 meters on her second try.
Junior men’s sprinter Joshua Soto (Aiken, S.C.) finished
33rd in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.52 while completing
the 60-meter dash in 7.38 seconds.
Junior Rachelle Cleveland (Moyock, N.C.) tied for 22nd in the
women’s shot put with a distance of 10.53 meters. Kayla
Powell (Moyock, N.C.) grabbed 24th with a throw of 10.45
Powell fared well in the women’s weight throw with a
distance of 9.11 meters.
Bobcat duo Devan Mackey (Hickory, N.C.) and Joshua Godwin
(Pleasant Grove, N.C.) placed on the men’s side with heaves
of 12.61 and 10.24 meters, respectively. Godwin grabbed a top-20
finish when he earned 16th in the men’s shot put (12.25
LMC returns to JDL Fast Track Sunday Feb. 23 for the Conference
Carolinas Indoor Championships.