Track and Field teams win Sewanee Mountain Laurel Invitational

Michael Snow (photo by Wynter Byrd)
Michael Snow (photo by Wynter Byrd)

SEWANEE, Tenn.—With nine first-place and 26 top-three finishes, the Birmingham-Southern track and field teams won the Sewanee Mountain Laurel Invitational on Friday in Sewanee, Tenn.

The Panthers finished first in a field of seven teams, with Emory finishing second on both the men's and women's sides.

For the women, senior Tiarra Goode won the 100-meter dash and 100-meter hurdles. Her 100m time of 12.24 ties her for 17th in the nation. The women also won the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 48.20. Sophomore Alysa Amberson won the high jump, junior Halle Knowles won the long jump, freshman Earen Robinson won the hammer throw, and junior Allie Crump won the javelin throw.

On the men's side, sophomore Michael Snow won both the shot put and hammer throw.

"We had a great final meet of the regular season," Head Coach Kenneth Cox said. "Our teams put together positive performances today and I'm proud of each one of the them. We are excited about competing in the SAA Outdoor Championships next weekend."

The teams will travel to Memphis, Tenn., next weekend for the 2015 Southern Athletic Association Championship, hosted by Rhodes.