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BREVARD COLLEGE SPORTS INFORMATION
Monday, April 22, 2013

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S T&F BOTH TAKE 6TH AT REGIONALS

Hickory, N.C.- The Brevard College men’s and women’s track and field teams each took 6th place at the Southeast Regional championship meet this weekend at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne.

The men’s team had five top-10 performances, including Erik Gibbs’ 1st place finish in the men’s 800 meter race and Josh Mower’s 2nd place finish in the 3000 meter steeplechase.

Mower also took 7th in the 5000 meter run, while teammate Jordan Tager finished just behind Mower in 10th.

Chris Shore was another top performer for the BC men. The junior finished in 7th in both the 800 and 1500 meter runs.

Darriana Wilson led the way on the women’s side by winning the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.56 seconds, the third-fastest time in Brevard College history. Wilson also finished 5th 200 meter dash.

Angela Canale and Hannah Cook also excelled for BC as both brought home a pair of top-10 finishes. Canale took 2nd in the 10,000 meter run and 3rd in the 5000 meter run while Cook grabbed 2nd in the 3000 meter steeplechase and 7th in the 1500 meter run.

"We had a terrific meet and had great individual performances,” head coach Thomas Cason said. “We are building a strong track team and will be ready for next spring when track is an official South Atlantic Conference sport."


Results

Women’s 100m Dash:
Darriana Wilson  12.56  (1st)
Diamond Cash  13.62

Women’s 200m Dash:
Darriana Wilson  26.52  (5th)
Diamond Cash  29.44

Men’s 800m Meters:
Erik Gibbs  1:58.80  (1st)
Chris Shore  2:03.15  (7th)
Kayce Martin  2:10.52

Women’s 800m Meters:
Casey McDowell 2:42.04 
Ashley Lowe  2:53.25

Men’s 1500 Meters:
Chris Shore  4:17.03  (7th)
Shawn Deese  6:08.85

Women’s 1500 Meters:
Hannah Cook  5:16.68  (7th)
Casey McDowell 5:27.29
Ashley Lowe  5:40.04

Men’s 300m Steeplechase:
Josh Mower  10:00.14 (2nd)

Women’s 300m Steeplechase:
Hannah Cook  12:19.58 (2nd)

Men’s 5000 Meters:
Josh Mower  15:55.63 (7th)
Jordan Tager  16:10.95 (10th)

Men’s 5000 Meters:
Angela Canale  19:43.76 (3rd)

10,000 Meters:
Angela Canale  40:34.81 (2nd)