Men's Track & Field

LMC Track & Field wraps up Montreat Invitational Saturday

LMC Track & Field wraps up Montreat Invitational Saturday

Photo Courtesy of Dakota Hamilton

BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College track & field programs wrapped up the Montreat Invitational on Saturday in Black Mountain, N.C. The women's squad finished fourth among 14 schools, while the men's team earned a ninth place finish among 16 teams.  

Individually, the Bobcats had a pair of athletes win their respective events Saturday. Erin Bingham won the 100m Hurdles with a time of 14.77. Bingham was joined in the winner's circle by Mekayla Boswell who won the high jump with a leap of 1.53m.

In addition to the performances by Bingham and Boswell, 12 LMC athletes finished in the top five in their events during the meet.

A complete list of the top finishes by Bobcats in each event are listed below.

Erin Bingham – 1st – 100m Hurdles – 14.77

Mekayla Boswell – 1st – High Jump – 1.53m

Jennifer Johnson – 2nd – Triple Jump – 10.63m

Cody McNeely – 2nd – 800m Run – 1:52.88

Austin Thompson – 2nd – 5000m Run – 15:40.20

Kaitlyn Gearing – 3rd – 400m Dash – 1:01.50

Kaitlyn Gearing – 3rd – Javelin Throw – 29.37m

Haanes Huyck, 3rd – 110m Hurdles – 15.43

Men's 4x400m Relay – 4th – 3:28.55

Josh Cady – 4th – Pole Vault - 3.65m

Erin Bingham – 5th – 200m Dash – 26.91

Jennifer Johnson – 5th – Long Jump – 5.02m

Kayla Powell – 5th – Hammer Throw – 34.96m

Benjamin Wilson – 5th – Javelin Throw – 43.77m

Jennifer Johnson – 7th – 100m Dash – 12.63

Kayla Powell – 7th – Shot Put – 9.67m

Joshua Goodwin – 7th – Discus Throw – 37.37m

Makayla Estep – 8th – 400m Hurdles – 1:21.64

Kayla Powell – 8th – Discus Throw – 30.47m

Rishad Felton – 8th – Long Jump – 6.16m

Joshua Goodwin – 8th – Shot Put – 12.20m

Men's 4x100m Relay – 9th – 44.51

Joshua Goodwin – 11th – Hammer Throw – 35.36m

Sarah Bowman – 16th – 5000m Run – 22:35.49

Matthew Darden – 17th – 100m Dash – 11.55

Matthew Darden – 19th – 200m Dash – 23.23

Brett Page – 35th – 1500m Run – 5:08.45

Jordyn Halvorsen – 37th – 1500m – 5:56.26

Next up for the Bobcats will be the Benyon Catamount Classic in Cullowhee, N.C. on April 14-15.

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