April 27, 2009

Lady Bobcats Finish Second at Southeast Regional Championship Meet

HICKORY, N.C. - The Lees-McRae College Lady Bobcats women's track and field team had three first place finishers on their way to a second place finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship Meet.


Erin Tyler won the javelin throw with a 31.28 meter toss, Candice Corbin won the pole vault with a height of 2.75 meters, and April Harris won the 3000m steeple chase with a time of 12:46.96.

The Lady Bobcats finished second with 112 points. UNC-Pembroke won the event with 147 points.

Lady Bobcat Finishers in the Top Three
Javelin Throw
Erin Tyler ,1st 31.28 meters, for a new school record
Pole Vault
Candice Corbin, 1st 2.75 meters
Michelle Jonas ,2nd 2.45 meters
Karyn Bragman, 3rd 2.45 meters
Triple Jump
Shantra McCoy, 3rd 10.20 meters

Shot Put
Crystal Bass, 3rd 9.85 meters
3000 meter steeple chase
April Harris, 1st 12:46.96
4x100 meter relay
Joy Hall, Rebecca Foard, Shantra McCoy, Erin Tyler, 3rd 51.26
100 meter hurdles
Shantra McCoy, 3rd 16.27
100 meter dash
Joy Hall, 3rd 13.55
400 meter hurdles
Kathryn Smith, 3rd 1:15.65
4x400 meter relay
Rayne Delutis, Rebecca Foard, Jenny Hurd, Demarea Colson, 2nd 4:13.01, for a new school record

Southeast Regional Team Results

1 UNC-Pembroke 147
2 Lees-McRae 112
3 Carson Newman 99
4 Mars Hill 96
5 Limestone 46
6 Claflin 34
7 Lenoir-Rhyne 26
8 Mount Olive 18
9 Brevard 2

Pictured: Erin Tyler

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