Women's Track & Field

Track and Field wraps up the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Championships on Saturday

Track and Field wraps up the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Championships on Saturday

CENTRAL, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College track and field programs closed out the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday on the campus of Southern Wesleyan University. The men's team finished fifth, while the women's team finished eighth on the meet in the overall team standings.

Individually, the Bobcats were led by Bayle Wood. Wood broke the program's record in the javelin throw with a toss of 39.35m on Friday. Her throw also won her the championship in the event, which was the lone title the Bobcats captured on the weekend.

On the men's side Luke Rochester posted the best finish on the weekend for LMC finishing second in the pole vault with a mark of 4.20m. Rochester was joined on the podium by Austin Thompson (5000m run), Jason Saintizaire (High Jump) and Cooper Abernathy (Javelin Throw), who all finished third in their respective events.

The rest of LMC's top finishers from the weekend can be found below.

Kaitlyn Gearing – Long Jump – 4th – 5.27m

Kaitlyn Gearing – Triple Jump – 4th – 11.11m

Nolan Capps – 3000m Steeple – 5th – 10:04.32

Kaitlyn Gearing – 400m hurdles – 5th – 1:07.67

Jordyn Halvorsen – 3000m Steeple – 5th – 12:5787

Kaitlyn Gearing – High Jump – 6th – 1.57m

Joshua Hall – 800m Run – 6th – 1:57.33

Tristin Bertie – 1500m Run – 6th – 4:15.89

Men's 4x400m Relay – 6th – 3:29.16

Rishad Felton – Long Jump – 6th – 6.52m

Men's 4x100m Relay – 7th – 43.43

Women's 4x400m Relay – 7th – 4:19.50

Bayle Wood – Discus Throw – 8th – 36.25m

Women's 4x100m Relay – 8th – 52.53

Kaitlyn Gearing – 100m hurdles – 8th – 15.68

Jalen Martin – 400m hurdles – 9th – 58.26

Sarah Bowman – 1500m Run – 10th – 5:28.25

Cooper Abernathy – Discus Throw – 10th – 34.31m

Cooper Abernathy – Hammer Throw – 11th – 37.27m

Ashley Garman – 100m Dash – 11th – 18.80

Cooper Abernathy – Shot Put – 12th – 11.48m

Mya Roberts – Shot Put – 12th – 10.75m

Millie McCoy – 400m Run – 13th – 1:07.82

Matthew Darden – 100m dash – 15th – 11.44

Dalton Tallent – 400m Run – 15th – 50.61

Kaela Kelly – 800m Run – 17th – 3:06.51

Brea Forbes – 200m Dash – 17th – 29.91

Dalton Tallent – 200m dash – 18th – 23.12

Bayle Wood – Hammer Throw – 21st – 32.02m

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