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ASU Women's Track has Record Setting Day PDF Print
Written by Justin Bohn   
Saturday, 18 February 2012 12:49

Appalachian State University women’s track and field earned nine top finishes at the Appalachian Pre-Conference Open Meet on Friday at the Holmes Center and Varsity Gym. Senior Asia Dunlap highlighted the meet for the Mountaineers by breaking the school 500-meter record with at time of 1:13.07.  Dunlap passed MJ Harrelson’s mark of 1:14.73 which was set in 1999. The record-breaking

4x400-meter relay team of Dunlap, Breanna Alston, Breahna Morrison and Shenita Martin broke ASU’s Holmes Center record by  six seconds with a time of 3:50.99.
Alston broke the Holmes Center 200-meter record with the mark of 24.71 to claim first-place, while Kristen Campbell won the 55meter dash (7.40).In the distance events, Taryn Stern won the 800-meter with a personal-best time of 2:23.18.  Kayla Schneider claimed the meet’s mile title with a personal-best 5:09.33, while Kelsey Hanger won the 3,000-meter run.
Sophomore Cassie Crawford cleared 12-5.50 in the pole vault for a season-best and finished in first-place.  Gayshawna Watkins threw 44-9 in the shot put, which was good for first-place.
The Mountaineers look to cap off a successful indoor season at the Southern Conference Championship on Feb. 23-24 in Birmingham, Ala. at the brand new state-of-the-art Birmingham CrossPlex.

 


Taylor Leads Men’s Track at Pre-Conference Meet


Appalachian State University men’s track and field earned eight top finishes at the Appalachian Pre-Conference Open Meet on Friday at the Holmes Center and Varsity Gym.
The Mountaineer sprinters showed their dominance with four one-two finishes.  Dennis Moore claimed the 55-meter dash title with a time of 6.47 and won the 200-meter dash with the mark of 22.10.  Landon Powell won the 300-meter (35.17), while freshman Raphael Rojas took first-place in the 400-meter (49.99).
Junior Alex Taylor broke the Appalachian’s Holmes Center 800-meter record with a time of 1:54.51 and was team season-best. 
AJ Dohanic and Stanley Broaden finished one and two respectively with time of 7.48 and 7.60 in the 55-meter hurdles. 
Jared Stalling won the shot put with a mark of 53-8.50 and moved up ASU’s record book in the weight throw to fourth all-time with a mark of 63-3.25.  Jacob Stowe rounded out the Apps top performers by winning the pole vault and cleared 14-11.50.
The Mountaineers look to cap off a successful indoor season at the Southern Conference Championship on Feb. 23-24 in Birmingham, Ala. at the brand new state-of-the-art Birmingham CrossPlex.

 

  
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