Women's Track & Field finishes 6th at Conference Carolinas Championships

Women's Track & Field finishes 6th at Conference Carolinas Championships
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Women's Track & Field finishes 6th at Conference Carolinas Championships
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Central – North Greenville women’s track and field finished sixth at the Conference Carolinas Championships this weekend, scoring 61 – points as a team.

The Basics

  • Location: Central, South Carolina
  • Meet: Conference Carolinas Championships
  • Host: Southern Wesleyan University

How it Happened

  • Millie Klefsaas defended her pole vault title from indoor season with another Conference Carolinas best, launching herself a height of 3.63 – meters to earn the individual conference title.
  • Shekinah Wilder once again had a solid showing at the league championships, finishing third in the long jump while bringing home first place in the women’s triple. Her third-place jump traveled a distance of 5.34 – meters while her triple jump flew her 11.85 – meters to earn her top podium spot.
  • Leah Austin, Lilli Haines, Brittany Edwards, and Emily Beisecker finished third as a team in the women’s 4x400 meter team. The ladies crossed the finish line with a time of 4:02.05 to earn their third-place finish.
  • Beisecker also finished third individually in the women’s 400 – meter hurdles with a time of 1:04.75.

Other NGU Finishes

  • Millie Klefsaas also had a solid showing in the 100 – meter hurdles finishing fourth with a time of 14.97 – seconds.
  • Hope Whisman finished 5th in the 5,000 – meter and 10,000 – meter runs with times of 20:11.56 and 43:00.
  • Kaleigh Roach turned in a sixth-place finish in the 800 – meter run with a time of 2:29.43.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders will run in the Tennessee Challenge on May 5th in Knoxville at the University of Tennessee.