April 22, 2011

Lane paces Bobcats at Southeast Regional

HICKORY, N.C. --- Richard Lane (Concord, N.C.) placed fifth in the high jump to pace the Lees-McRae College men's track and field team on the first day of the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Championship, hosted by Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Jordan Wilbur (Chesterfield, S.C.) started the weekend with a sixth-place showing in the hammer throw, posting a mark of 33.97 meters, while Devan Mackey (Hickory, N.C.) and Dimitrius Frazier (Charlotte, N.C.) grabbed the ninth and 10th spots with throws of 30.25 and 29.88 meters, respectively.

Shawn Rowand (Charmco, W.Va.) placed sixth in the javelin throw with a mark of 41.64 meters, while Lane finished fifth in the high jump with a posting of 1.80 meters.

Lees-McRae returns to action on Saturday when competition concludes at the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Championship, hosted by Lenoir-Rhyne University.

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