Crusaders Continue Early Season Success
Columbia, SC – The men’s and women’s track and field team’s continued their early season success at the Gamecock Indoor Open #2 hosted by the University of South Carolina.
For the women, freshman Megan Goodson placed first overall for collegiate competitors in the pole vault with a height of 9’ 5.75”, while junior Raivyn Chancellor placed first in the weight throw with a school record distance of 45’ 8.5” and second overall in the shot put with a distance of 37’ 8.75”.
Freshman Zoe Engwall took fourth place in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:39.65 and set a school record in the 3000 meter with a time of 11:50.04 and a third place finish.
In the men’s competition, sophomore Devin Wannamaker took first place in the 55 meter dash with a time of 6.35 seconds, while senior Paul Scott set a school record clearing 13’ 6” in the pole vault.
“I am very proud of everyone on the team that competed today,” said head coach Jacob Simms. “We had some great performances.”
The Crusaders will compete again on Jan. 31 in the Bob Pollack Invitational on the campus of Clemson University.