Crusaders wrap up first weekend of indoor season at East Tennessee State
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Johnson City, TN – North Greenville track and field wrapped up its first weekend of competition on Saturday at the East Tennessee State University Invitational.

Kyle Joiner and JJ Sherman wrapped up the weekend with a pair of school records in the men’s pole vault and 60-meter dash. Joiner cleared a height of 4.15 meters (13’7”) in the vault while JJ Sherman ran the third fastest 60-meter dash in Division-II thus far this year, crossing the finish line in 6.79-seconds. The time also earned Sherman a provisional qualifier for the D-II national race.

Notable Performances:
-Lilli Haines set personal bests in two different races including the 200 and 400-meter sprint. The sophomore crossed the finish like in 28.52 seconds in the 200 and in 1:03.81 in the 400-meter.

-Amanda Ward improved on her performances from the 2016-season with an 11:32 in the 3000-meter race. Ward also won her 3k heat.

-Sarah Scism turned in a new personal record in the long jump as she leapt 4.45-meters (14’7.25”).

-Kaleigh Roach also finished the weekend with a personal record, crossing the finish line in the 200-meter in 5:32.

-Austin Nobles finished the weekend clipping the heels of a pair of personal records. Nobles ran a 10:09.27 in the 3k and a 17:21.03 in the 5k.

-Jonathan Keller turned in an impressive showing in his first collegiate race. The freshman posted times of 9:24 in the 3k and a 16:21 in the 5K.

-Scotty McCauley raced his way to a personal record in the 200-meter with a time of 23.52.