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Goode wins 100-meter hurdles at Emory Classic

Tiarra Goode
Tiarra Goode

ATLANTA, Ga.—Highlighted by senior Tiarra Goode's win in the 100-meter hurdles, the Birmingham-Southern track and field teams had several impressive performances this weekend at the Emory Classic in Atlanta, Ga.

Goode, who won the 2012 national championship in the 100-meter hurdles, posted a time of 14.95, putting her at second on the national performance list.

Other top performances included sophomore Alysa Amberson placing fifth in the high jump with a mark of 1.54 meters, and sophomore Harper DeWine placing fifth in the pole vault with a mark of 3.07 meters.

On the men's side, freshman David Campbell finished second in the pole vault with a jump of 3.91 meters, and sophomore Timothy McOmber was fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:56.88.

"I am very happy with our results today," Head Coach Kenneth Cox said. "It was a great field of teams, and I thought our athletes responded well to the competition. We look forward to building on the performances of all of our athletes as we continue to prepare for outdoor conference championships."

The Panthers return home next weekend, hosting the Hilltop Twilight Classic on Friday, April 3, at Panther Stadium. Events begin at 12:30 p.m. and continue through the afternoon and early evening.