|Mountaineers Track Competes At Regionals|
|Written by Mike Kelly|
|Wednesday, 25 May 2011 14:06|
The Appalachian State University men's and women's track teams travel to Bloomington, Ind., this weekend for the East Regional Championships.The Mountaineers combined with have 11 qualifiers in the field---eight for the me, three for the women. And Dennis Moore will be competing in two events this weekend, the 200-meter dash and he is also a member of ASU's 4x100 relay team.
Other qualifiers for the men's team are: Alex Taylor and Brandon Hudgins in the 1500-meter run, Sean Soderman in the 3000-meter steeplechase, Darius Purcell in the high jump, Jerod Gardner in the shot put, Malcom Styers in the hammer throw and the 4x100 relay team. That team consists of Moore, Justin Thomas, Thomas Lockard and Landon Powell.
For the women, all three qualifiers will compete in the field events. Rebecca Hazeltine in the high jump, freshman Cassie Crawford in the pole vault and Gayshawna Watkins in the shot put.
The East Regional Championships begin Thursday and conclude on Saturday. The top 12 finishers in each event will advance to the NCAA Championships in Des Moines, Ia., June 8-11.
DENNIS MOORE, 200 METER DASH
REBECCA HAZELTINE, HIGH JUMP
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