Eagles finish fourth, Lady Eagles 11th at Southeast Region Championship
HICKORY, N.C. — The Carson-Newman track team had several strong performances in the Southeast Region Championship at Irwin Belk Track in Hickory, N.C. on Saturday.
The Eagles claimed fourth place, while the Lady Eagles finished 11th. The meet, which featured track teams from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee, was also used for scoring individual South Atlantic Conference winners.
Region champions for the Eagles were Joe McMurray in the shot put and Jason Brown in the long jump. SAC champions were McMurray in the shot put, Brown in the long jump and high jump, Stephen Brown in the high jump, Joey Nielson in the 400-meter dash and Jadamion Ross in the 400 hurdles.
The team had several other participants who placed in the top six in either meet:
Joe McMurray – shot put (1st Region, 1st SAC), discus (4th region, 3rd SAC), javelin (6th SAC)
Jason Brown – long jump (1st Region, 1st SAC), triple jump (2nd Region, 2nd SAC), high jump (2nd Region, 1st SAC), 100-meter dash (8th Region, 6th SAC)
Stephen Brown – high jump (2nd Region, 1st SAC)
Joey Nielson – 400-meter dash (5th Region, 1st SAC)
Jadamion Ross – 400-meter hurdles (5th Region, 1st SAC)
Lucas Mathis – shot put (3rd Region, 2nd SAC), discus (5th Region, 4th SAC)
Solomon Duanah – 100-meter dash (3rd Region, 2nd SAC disputed), 200-meter dash (6th SAC)
Jordan Chaffin – 400-meter dash (7th Region, 2nd SAC)
Jon Madden – 10,000-meter run (7th Region, 5th SAC)
4 X 100-meter relay – Jason Brown, Justin Hicks, Nate Inman, Solomon Duanah (4th Region, 3rd SAC)
4 X 400-meter relay – Jordan Chaffin, Tyler Moore, Joey Nielson, Blaine Ruttan (6th Region, 2nd SAC)
McKenzie Wampler – javelin (8th Region, 5th SAC), shot put (4th SAC)
Brittney Burleson – javelin (6th SAC)
Kellan Clay – long jump (4th SAC), 400-meter dash (5th SAC)
Torie Branch – shot put (6th SAC)
Shaleia Whitehead – 100-meter hurdles (6th SAC)
Rachel Logemann – 400-meter dash (4th SAC)
4 X 100-meter relay – Kellan Clay, McKenzie Wampler, Shaleia Whitehead, Rachel Logemann (5th Region, 2nd SAC)
4 X 400-meter relay – Kellan Clay, McKenzie Wampler, Amanda Bowman, Rachel Logemann (8th Region, 5th SAC)