Four top finishes mark successful weekend at Western Carolina

Four top finishes mark successful weekend at Western Carolina
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Four top finishes mark successful weekend at Western Carolina
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Cullowhee –North Greenville track & field brought home four top finishes and several PR’s this weekend in its final race before the Conference Carolinas Championships.

The Basics

  • Location: Cullowhee, North Carolina
  • Meet: Beynon Sports Catamount Classic
  • Host: Western Carolina University

How it Happened

  • Adrian McGee continues to lead the Crusaders in the second half of the season, winning his second long jump competition in two weeks. McGee jumped a distance of 7.29-meters, earning him a first-place finish among athletes from all NCAA divisions. The jump was also an NCAA D-II provisional mark and a top-10 distance.
  • Also turning in first place finishes were the men’s 4x100 and 4x400 meter relay teams.
  • The team of JJ Sherman, Harold Hilton, Jordan Walters, and Tevin Richardson finished with a new school record and a top-5 Division II time as they stopped the clock in 40.77 in the 4x100.
  • The same group finished the men’s 4 x 400 in 3:18.28, the top time among all NCAA divisions.
  • Individually, JJ Sherman placed first in the men’s 100-meter dash, all while setting a new career best and NCAA D-II provisional mark. His time of 10.47 was also a top-10 D-II time.
  • Harold Hilton and Austin Nobles added a pair of third-place
  • finishes that were also personal records. Hilton finished third in the men’s 100-meter with a time of 10.65 while Nobles crossed in 35:02.27 in the men’s 10K.
  • Jordan Walters finished 11th among all NCAA divisions in the men’s 400-meter with a time of 48.68which was a new personal best along with Raoul Hunt who finished the 400 in 52.18 for a new personal record.
  • The men's team finished in third place among all teams. 

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders turn up the volume as they travel to back to Southern Wesleyan to run in the Conference Carolinas Championships hosted by Southern Wesleyan University.