Men in first, Women in fourth after first day of SAA Track and Field Championship

Men in first, Women in fourth after first day of SAA Track and Field Championship

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Winning three individual titles on Friday, the Birmingham-Southern track and field teams had strong showings on the opening day of the Southern Athletic Association Championship, hosted by BSC at Krulak Stadium.

The Panther men are currently in first place with 70 points, 15 points ahead of second-place Rhodes, and the women are in fourth with 42 points. Rhodes leads the women's standings with 90 points.

For the men, junior Michael Snow won the shot put and freshman Kameren Morgan won the hammer throw, and on the women's side, junior Morgan Reynolds won the 10,000-meter run.

The Panthers also show promise in several of the sprint and hurdles events heading into tomorrow after strong showings in today's preliminaries.

Tomorrow's events begin at 9 a.m. and will conclude with the crowning of the 2016 champions.