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ASU Women's Track Competes in Winston-Salem PDF Print
Written by Kelsey Campbell   
Sunday, 02 February 2014 00:00

Appalachian State University women's track and field finished the Hilton Garden Invite on Saturday in Winston-Salem, N.C.




The Mountaineers competed at the JDL Fast Track against dozens of teams including SoCon opponents Elon, UNCG and Samford.


Kayla Schneider recorded a sixth-place finish and a personal best in the 3,000m with a time of 10:08.91, while Katie Cagle finished seventh with a time of 10:11.42.


Justine Stocks recorded two top-ten finishes for the Apps, placing sixth in the 800m run with a time of 2:17.11 and placing seventh in the mile run with a time of 5:08.13.


High jumper Makayla Roten notched a second-place finish with a height of 5-7.00, followed by Mary Theresa Montgomery, finishing sixth with a jump of 5-5.00. Libby Florence placed eighth for the Mountaineers in the high jump with a jump of 5-5.00.


Cassie Crawford finished first for Appalachian in the pole vault event with a third-place finish and a height of 11-11.75.


Briana Tate led the throwers this weekend, recording a second-place finish in the weight throw with a throw of 17.16m. Jocelyn Parnell followed with a throw of 16.78m, good enough for a fifth-place finish.


Tate also posted a fifth-place finish in the shot put for the Apps with a distance of 13.78m.


The Mountaineers return to action when they host the Mountaineer Open on Feb. 7-8 at the Holmes Center.




Men's Track Finishes Hilton Garden Invite



Appalachian State University men's track and field completed the Hilton Garden Invitational in Winston-Salem, N.C. on Saturday.


The Mountaineers competed against dozens of teams, including SoCon opponents Elon, UNCG and Samford.


Kyle McFoy notched a third-place finish in the 3,000m run for the Mountaineers, recording a time of 8:29.06. The time was a personal record.


Michael Ellis placed eighth in the 5,000m with a time of 15:23.05.


Appalachian had two pole vaulters finish in the top-ten as Matt Layne took sixth and Phillip Thomas took eight with heights of 14:05.25.


Samuel Allen rounded out the top-ten finishes for the Mountaineers, placing ninth in the high jump with a jump of 6-04.75.


The Apps will return to action when they host the Mountaineer Open on Feb. 7-8 at the Holmes Center.


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