Women Win Sewanee Mt. Laurel Invite, Men Finish Second

Women Win Sewanee Mt. Laurel Invite, Men Finish Second

SEWANEE, Tenn. – The Birmingham-Southern outdoor track and field teams went 1-2 at the Sewanee Mountain Laurel Invitational Friday. The women took first place, 10.5 points ahead of Emory, while the men finished second overall.


Jessica Allen (Lithonia, Ga./Arabia Mountain HS) won the 400 meter hurdles in a personal best 1:09, and then went on to be a part of the first place 4x100 team with Erin Davis (Orange County, Calif./Santa Ana Valley HS), Jothani Dixon (Tuscumbia, Ala./Dreschler HS), and Karmin Shute (Fayetteville, Ga./The Walker School).  Madelyn Nicastro (Huntsville, Ala./Grissom HS) won the women's high jump after clearing a personal best 1.55m.


And Emory Builta (Daphne, Ala./Bayside Academy) dominated in the field, winning the shot put, discus, and hammer throw.


On the men's side, Timothy McOmber (Montgomery, Ala./Montgomery Catholic Prep) won the 1500 in a personal best time of 3:59.  David Campbell (Semmes, Ala./Murphy HS) won the pole vaulting event after clearing 4.26m and Ivan Villegeois (Montgomery, Ala./Saint James HS) took the triple jump with a personal best of 12.54m.


For the throwers, Michael Snow (Trussville, Ala./Hewitt-Trussville HS) won the shot put, Cashman Smith (Montgomery, Texas/Montgomery HS) took the discus, and Kameren Morgan (Bowie, Md./St. Alban's School for Boys) was first in the hammer throw.


This was the Panthers last meet before the Southern Athletic Association championships April 21-22.