BSC posts strong showing at DePauw Indoor Track and Field Invitational

Tiarra Goode
Tiarra Goode

GREENCASTLE, Ind.—With 11 top-five individual finishes, the Birmingham-Southern track and field teams posted a strong showing at the DePauw Indoor Invitational, Saturday in Greencastle, Ind.

On the women's side there were eight top-five finishers and the Panthers finished fourth overall as a team. BSC won the 4x400-meter relay, and senior Tiarra Goode, who redshirted last season due to injury, placed second in the 200-meter dash and third in the 60-meter dash. Freshman Earen Robinson was third in both the shot put and weight throw, while sophomore Elise Pittman was second in the 3,000-meter run, freshman Karmin Shute was third in the 200-meter dash, and freshman Milan McGruder-Barbee was fourth in the 60-meter dash.

The men had three top-five finishes and were eighth as a team. Freshman Jaylen Brooks-Carter placed second in the triple jump, freshman Jourdan Davison was third in the 400-meter run, and sophomore Foster Johnstone was fifth in the 800-meter run.

"This was a great meet for us to be a part of and I'm proud of our athletes that competed this weekend," Head Coach Kenneth Cox said. "It was a competitive meet all around, and at this point in the season we really showed what we are made of through our performances."

The Panthers travel to Sewanee next Saturday, Feb. 28, for the Sewanee Indoor Invitational.