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L-R Men, Women Finish Third At SE Regionals PDF Print
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Saturday, 20 April 2013 21:57

Both the Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Track and Field Teams finished third at the Southeast Regional Championships which concluded Saturday at the Irwin Belk Track at the Moretz Sports - Athletic Complex. Wingate took the women's title with 276 points while Mars Hill (193 points) placed first on the men's side. Lenoir-Rhyne recorded 10 first-place finishes over the weekend and where led by senior Jamont Jones (Washington, N.C.).
Jones won both the men's 100-meter (10.90) and 200-meter (21.46) dashes and was part of the men's 400-meter relay team which placed first overall with a school-record 41.47 for the Bears. In addition, redshirt freshman Kevin Baxter (Columbia, S.C.) broke the school record in the men's 110-meter hurdles with a winning time of 14.34 seconds.
Baxter has already qualified for the national championship in the event. Several other first-place finishes in the meet included senior Artis Gilmore (Asheville, N.C.) in the men's triple jump (46'10") and freshman Vertrice Wilson (Carrollton, Ga.) in the women's 100-meter hurdles with a school-record time of 15.15.
The 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field National Championships will take place on May 23-25 in Pueblo, Colo.



2013 Southeast Regional Championship
April 19-20 - Final Results
Hickory, N.C. - Irwin Belk Track
Lenoir-Rhyne University, host
WOMEN

1. Wingate 276
2. Anderson 132
3. Lenoir-Rhyne 115
4. Mars Hill 62
5. Carson-Newman 50
6. Brevard 38
7. Lincoln Memorial 21
8. Tusculum 3


MEN

1. Mars Hill 193
2. Wingate 184
3. Lenoir-Rhyne 150
4. Carson-Newman 94
5. Anderson 69
6. Brevard 24
7. Lincoln Memorial 17
8. Tusculum 8

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