NGU Picked to Finish Fifth in Women's Indoor Track Championship
Thursday, December 3, 2015
NGU Picked to Finish Fifth in Women's Indoor Track Championship

HIGH POINT, N.C. - The Mount Olive women's indoor track & field team has been picked to win the 2015-16 Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field Championships, the conference office announced today.

The Trojans registered 78 points and seven first-place votes from conference coaches. Mount Olive scored 157 points to win the 2014-15 championships.

Limestone College would come in second after tallying 74 points with two first-place votes. The Saints turned in 109 points to finish second at last year's Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field Championship. Rounding out the top three was King University with 63 points. The Tornado posted 107 points last year at the indoor championship to take third.

Barton College's 59 points secured a fourth-place preseason ranking, while North Greenville University posted 51 points to land fifth. Belmont Abbey and Lees-McRae enter the season tied for sixth after each garnered 41 points.

Converse College placed eighth in the poll after receiving 35 points. Pfeiffer University closes out the poll at ninth with 26 points.

The 2015 Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field season gets underway on Friday, Dec. 4.


2015 Women's Indoor Track & Field Preseason Poll

School (first-place votes)

Total

1. Mount Olive (7) 78
2. Limestone (2) 74
3. King 63
4. Barton 59
5. North Greenville 51
6. Belmont Abbey 41
6. Lees-McRae 41
8. Converse 35
9. Pfeiffer University 26