CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The 4x100-meter relay team took first place as App State women's track & field competed at the Charlotte Invitational.

Jelonnie SmithSamara GibsonTaylor Smith and LaBria King teamed up in the 4x100-meter relay to cross the finish line first in 46.23 seconds. It marks the third time this season the Mountaineers have seen a 4x100-meter relay tandem take first-place.

The long jump saw Taylor Smith finish second with a leap of 18-4.50 (5.60m) and Nevaeh Haddock placed fourth with a distance of 17-8.75 (5.40m).
Jessica Dixon crossed second in the 200-meter dash in 25.66 seconds, with Araybian Lilly finishing sixth with a time of 26.77 seconds.
Madison McCoy covered 156-11 (47.83m) in the hammer throw to finish fifth and Megan Plummer was eighth in the shot put with a distance of 37-6.50 (11.44m).
Sarah Venable crossed sixth in the 800-meter run with a PR time of 2:16.29, while Izzy Evely recorded a PR in the 1,500-meter run with an eighth-place finish in 4:39.72.
Jelonnie Smith was sixth in the 400-meter dash in 58.80 seconds and Danielle Lugo and Allison Calek finished sixth and eighth in the 800-meter run in 2:32.72 and 2:43.49, respectively.
App State will now shift its focus to the Sun Belt Championships in Mobile, Ala. from May 13 to May 15.