WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Gardner-Webb indoor track and field teams wrapped up the 2017 Big South Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on Sunday afternoon, with the men's team placing sixth and the women's team placing seventh overall.
A handful of new personal records were set during the second day of the two-day event, as well as one new school record.
Natasha Akbarizadeh placed sixth in the event with a distance of 16.75 meters, a new personal best. Akbarizadeh was also named to the 2017 Big South Women's Indoor Track & Field All-Academic Team.
Cailen Blare placed 11th in the event with a new personal best toss of 14.65 meters.
In the men's mile, Keaton Poole clocked in with a new personal record time of 4:29.60 to finish in 15th place. Christopher Lile placed 17th with a time of 4:32.12 and Josh Parks timed in at 4:40.70 to finish in 19th.
Lile was named to the 2017 Big South Men's Indoor Track & Field All-Academic Team.
Jalin Lawson earned a seventh place finish in the men's triple jump with a distance of 14.10 meters.
Marquel Woodard finished eighth in the men's 400 meter dash finals with a time of 53.21 seconds.
Seaver Wait earned a sixth place finish in the men's high jump at 1.94 meters.
Carlos Williams placed sixth in the men's 60 meter dash finals with a time of 7.09 seconds.
Liberty took the overall team championships on both the men's and women's sides.
For complete results, click here. For listings of the award winners and All-Academic team members, visit BigSouthSports.com.