Several top finishes for BSC at Tiger Indoor Invitational

Karmin Shute (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)
Karmin Shute (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)

SEWANEE, Tenn.—The Birmingham-Southern indoor track and field teams competed today at the Tiger Indoor Invitational, hosted by Sewanee in Sewanee, Tenn.

Freshman Karmin Shute won the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.37 seconds as well as the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.24 seconds. She was joined by senior Tiarra Goode, who made her season debut after red shirting last season with a hip injury. Goode placed second in the 200 with a time of 26.92 seconds.

Sophomore Emory Builta won the weight throw with a toss of 13.25 meters, followed by freshman Earen Robinson with a second-place throw of 13.17 meters. Robinson was also third in the shot put with a mark of 11.20 meter.

Sophomore Elise Pittman placed third in the mile run with a time of 5:40.15.

On the men's side, sophomore Michael Snow was second in the shot put with a throw of 13.21 meters, freshman Jaylen Brooks-Carter placed third in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 8.22 seconds, and sophomore distance runner Timothy McOmber was third in the 3000-meter run with a time of 9:28.43.

"I was very pleased with the way our athletes competed as a team today," Head Coach Kenneth Cox said. "We had many strong performances and it was encouraging to see our teams grow."

The Panthers are back in action in two weeks, traveling back up to Sewanee for the Sewanee Indoor on Feb. 28.