Women first, men second at Sewanee Mountain Laurel Twilight

SEWANEE, Tenn.—The Birmingham-Southern track and field teams had 12 individual champions, and the women came in first overall Friday evening at the Mountain Laurel Twilight Invitational, hosted by Sewanee.

The women won with a combined total of 173 points, ahead of Emory with 147 in the field of seven teams. The men placed second with 183 points behind Emory with 201.

On the women's side, senior Elizabeth Bromirski won the high jump and long jump, freshman Sage Jordan won the 400-meter dash, freshman Elise Pittman won the 3,000-meter run, and freshman Emory Builta won the discus throw.

For the men, senior Hank Ballard won the pole vault and javelin, sophomore Jordan Frazier won the 110-meter hurdles, freshman Scott Lewis won the triple jump and long jump, and freshman Michael Snow won the shot put and hammer throw.

"Our men and women all performed well tonight," Head Coach Kenneth Cox said. "It was an all-around team effort and I am happy with the results of our athletes. With the SAA Championship being next week, this meet gave us a great opportunity to compete before the Easter weekend to help prepare."

The Panthers travel to Conway, Ark., next weekend for the 2014 Southern Athletic Association Championship, hosted by Hendrix College.