Spartans Sprint Away in Final Regular Season Meet

Spartans Sprint Away in Final Regular Season Meet

KENNESAW, Ga. – Both the USC Upstate track and field programs had great outings this weekend at the Don McGarey Invitational, the men placed second and the women's team came in fourth overall.

 

Event Winners

  • Jaquille Mosley won the men's javelin event with a throw of 47.19 meters. The mark was not only a personal best for Mosley but it also ranks second all-time in the USC Upstate history books.
  • Tanner Saunders won the 400 meters hurdles event with a time of 52.70 seconds. Saunders was nearly three seconds ahead of everyone else in the competition.

 

Top-Five Finishers

  • Tanner Saunders came in fourth place in the 110 meter hurdles event with a time of 14.63 seconds.
  • Sophomore thrower Tony Auguste had a pair of top-five finishes in both the Hammer and Discus throws. Auguste's throw of 52.56 meters in the Hammer ranks second all-time in USC Upstate history. The sophomore's throw of 45.07 meters in the Discus also ranks second in the school record books.
  • Angelinque Bryant had a pair of top-five finishes over the weekend, finishing second in the 100 meter dash and third in the 200 meter event. Bryant's time of 11.69 seconds was the top time in Division I and was the second fastest in school history. In the 200 meter dash, Bryant recorded a personal best 24.36 seconds and now ranks fourth in the school record books.
  • Brittany Cox clocked in a 14.12 second 100 meter hurdle time placing her fourth overall in the competition. The time also placed Cox second all-time in the record books at USC Upstate.
  • Both the women's 4x100 meter relay teams and the women's 4x400 meter relay teams ran a season best and both teams had a fourth place finish.
  • Mia Davis had a top-five finish in the women's 1500 meter run with a time of 4:59.67 seconds.
  • Kalyn Brown finished inside the top-five with a shot put throw of 12.63 meters.
  • Jared Henderson set a new school record with a time of 10.58 in the 100 meter dash. The time placed him third overall at the event.
  • Antonine Nance just made the top-five in the 200 meter dash with a time of 21.71 seconds.
  • Dorian Jones came in second place in the 1500 meter run with a time of 3:56.24.
  • Lonnie Morton had a pair of top-five finishes in both the 110 meter hurdles and the 400 meter hurdles.
  • Jonathan Johnson had a runner-up finish in the 3000 meter steeplechase with a time of 9:59.05. The time ranks second all-time at USC Upstate.
  • The men's 4x400 meter relay team came in second place behind host Kennesaw State with a time of 3:16.96.
  • The men's 4x100 meter relay team set a new school record with a time of 41.02 seconds.

 

Top-Ten Finishers

  • Tony Auguste finished eighth overall in the men's shot put event with a throw of 14.17 meters.
  • Jalen Pickett-Hicks finished seventh overall with a throw of 14.29 meters in the men's shot put.
  • Bailey Wensler just missed a top-five finish with a time of 2:21.16 in the 800 meter event.
  • Adanma Uzor recorded another top-ten finish in the women's triple jump with a leap of 11.53 meters.
  • Javin Holston came in sixth overall in the in the 100 meter dash with a time of 10.71 seconds, ranks third all-time. Holston finished just inside the top-ten with a 21.95 200 meter dash time, ranks fourth all-time.
  • Antoine Nance finished right behind his teammate with a seventh place in finish in the 100 meter dash (10.72 seconds).
  • Dorian Jones recorded a top-ten time in the 800 meter event with a time of 2:03.07.
  • Cameron Smith just missed out on a top-five finish with a time of 14.86 seconds in the 110 meter hurdles.

 

Women's Personal Records

 

 

Men's Personal Records

 

Next Up

  • The Spartans will have a week off to recover before they travel to Rock Hill, S.C. for the Big South Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

 

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