Runnin' Bulldogs Post Eleven Top-10 Finishes at Darius Dixon Memorial Classic

Runnin' Bulldogs Post Eleven Top-10 Finishes at Darius Dixon Memorial Classic

RESULTS

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Gardner-Webb men's and women's indoor track and field teams participated in the 2017 Darius Dixon Memorial Classic over the weekend at the Liberty Indoor Track Complex.  Throughout the two-day meet, the Runnin' Bulldogs posted eleven top-ten finishes.

HIGHLIGHTS

Women's Meet

- In the 400 meter dash, Jordan Davis placed 17th with a time of 59.74 seconds.

- Brittany Ollivierre finished 19th in the 800 meter run, timing in at 2:25.69, setting a new personal record.  Also setting new PRs in the event were Amy Turlington (2:58.50) and Hannah Jones (2:31.58).

- In the 3000 meter run, Claire Cates finished 11th at 10:43.98, followed by Gabby Cortese in 12th at 10:48.43.

- The 4x400 relay team of Jordan Davis, Merideth Byl, Kayin Mujahid, and Paige Peterson finished ninth with a time of 3:58.20.

- Kayin Mujahid finished third in the high jump at 1.65 meters.

- In the weight throw, Petra Jakeljic placed fourth with a distance of 16.44 meters, setting a new PR, while Natasha Akbarizadeh placed seventh with a toss of 15.98 meters.

 
 

Men's Meet

- Jalin Lawson finished 12th in the 60 meter dash with a time of 7.11 seconds.

- Carlos Williams finished 23rd in the 400 meter dash with a time of 51.76 seconds, setting a new personal record.

-In the 800 meter run, Josh Parks finished 10th with a time of 2:00.29.

- Keaton Poole clocked in at 4:31.44 in the one mile run to finish in 21st.

- Christopher Lile set a new PR in the 3000 meter run, timing in at 8:59.73, placing in 13th.

- In the pole vault, Quenton Jones placed 10th at 4.25 meters, setting a new personal record.

- Marcus Abraham finished fourth in the shot put with a toss of 17.29 meters, while A.J. White placed ninth at 15.75 meters.

- In the weight throw, Marcus Abraham finished fourth with a distance of 14.59 meters, followed by A.J. White in fifth with 14.18 meters, while Alex Bouwmans placed in eighth at 13.43 meters.

 
 

UP NEXT

Gardner-Webb will return to action on the weekend of February 10th-11th, taking part in the Chipotle Marshall Invite in Huntington, W.Va.

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