January 27, 2012

Poindexter leads Bobcats at Niswonger Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. --- Iesha Poindexter (Jetterville, Va.) set a new program record in the 60-meter dash on Friday to lead the Lees-McRae College women's track and field team to a strong performance on the first day of East Tennessee State University's Niswonger Invitational.

Poindexter finished 23rd in the 60-meter dash with a school-record time of 8.16 seconds, while Meagan Thornton (Millville, N.J.) placed 16th in the 400-meter dash with a mark of 1:00.42. Sophomore Kortnie Curry (Lexington, N.C.) finished 10th in the high jump with a mark of 1.53 meters.

Lees-McRae returns to action on Saturday in Johnson City, Tenn. for the second and final day of the Niswonger Invitational.

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