BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern indoor track and field teams competed once more today at the Alabama High Tide Indoor Qualifier.
Junior Robert Willett placed second in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:52.92. He, junior Jessica Thornton, and sophomore Tiarra Goode are on the preliminary list for the 2012 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championship, held next weekend in Grinnell, Iowa.
Sophomore Andrew Archer, junior Andy Clack, and senior Mitch Swanson all set indoor personal records today in the 400-meter dash. Archer recorded a time of 49.52, Clack posted a 50.10, and Swanson ran it in 51.47.
"I could not be more proud of our performances today," Head Coach Kenneth Cox said. "Every single race was competitive and a best performance for all. With this being the final day of qualifying times for Indoor Nationals, our athletes have put themselves in great position to compete on the national stage."