SAA CHAMPIONS: Men Defend Title, Women Finish Fifth

SAA CHAMPIONS: Men Defend Title, Women Finish Fifth

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – The Birmingham-Southern men's outdoor track and field team successfully defended its Southern Athletic Association Title Saturday.  The Panthers scored 81 more than Rhodes College with 227.5 points to win their second consecutive SAA championship.  The women scored 102.5 points to finish fifth overall.

 

BSC took first in seven events on day two including sweeping the 4x100 relays on both the men's and women's side.  The Panthers finished the championships with 11 individual event titles and 24 medals collected.

 

2017 Outdoor Track and Field Champions

Shot Put: Michael Snow, 14.68m

Hammer: Kameren Morgan, 53.78m

10,000m: Chris Roberts, 31:59.51 (PR)

Steeplechase: Timothy McOmber, 9:32.70

5,000m: Chris Roberts, 15:05.48

4x100m Relay: Deja Hulbert, Erin Davis, Jothani Dixon, Karmin Shute – 47.79 (season best)

4x100m Relay: Jalon Hollie, Damian Mitchell, Jamal Watkins, Amir Sims – 41.30

1,500m: Timothy McOmber, 3:58.78 (PR)

100m: Jamal Watkins, 10.47

400m Hurdles: Andrew Triplett, 55.84 (ran PR time of 55.55 in prelims)

200m: Jamal Watkins, 21.52

 

Medal Count

 

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Men

10

1

7

Women

1

2

3

 

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