ATLANTA, Ga.—The Birmingham-Southern track and field teams posted several strong finishes this weekend at the Emory Invitational in Atlanta, Ga.
The men finished seventh among 29 teams, while the women were 20th in the field of 34.
On the women's side, sophomore Earen Robinson finished second in the hammer throw with a mark of 44.87 meters. Junior Harper DeWine was fifth in the pole vault with a height of 3.15 meters, and sophomore Karmin Shute was ninth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.03 seconds. Junior Emory Builta also placed ninth in the hammer throw with a distance of 37.22 meters.
For the men, sophomore Jamal Watkins placed fourth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.71 seconds, placing him second in the nation among Division III runners. Junior Michael Snow was third in the hammer throw (47.05m) and fourth in the shot put (14.01m), junior Christopher Roberts was third in the 5K (15:22.40), and junior Timothy McOmber was third in the 3K steeplechase (9:35.89). Freshman Kameren Morgan placed fourth in the hammer throw (45.49m), and freshman Austin Rossi was fifth in the same event (44.61m). Junior Foster Johnstone placed seventh in the 1500-meter run (4:08.99), and freshman Cameron Luster tied for eighth in the high jump (1.85m) and was ninth in the triple jump (13.42m).
The Panthers will compete this weekend in the Montevallo Invitational in Montevallo, Ala., with competition on Friday and Saturday.