April 20, 2013
STATESBORO, Ga. – Western Carolina men’s and women’s track and field both sit in third place after day one of the 2013 Southern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the Eagle Track & Field Complex at Erk Russell Athletic Park.
Appalachian State leads on the women’s side with 71.5 points and Samford leads on the men’s side with 72 points. Appalachian’s State’s men are second with 55.5 points and the Catamount men are third with 40 points. Elon is just ahead of
In the 10,000m run,
Western Carolina took home the top qualifying times in both the men’s and women’s 400m preliminaries, with Kendra Douglas recording the top women’s time (55.83) and Aaron Tribble recording the top men’s time (48.84).
Tayla Carter took home the top time in the women’s 100m dash preliminary with a time of 11.88, followed by last year’s champion, Georgia Southern’s Ebony Carter (12.00). Justin Emerson of Samford recorded the top men’s qualifying time (10.74), followed by
Carter also recorded the top time in the women’s 200m dash with a mark of 23.84, while Brandon Hairston of
Brittany Diggs recorded the fastest qualifying time in the women’s 100m hurdles, for the Catamounts, recording a time of 14.18.