Track/Field

White and Bemis Take Wins at Phoenix Inv. Track & Field Meet

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ELON, N.C. -- Catawba broke six records at the one-day Phoenix Invitational Track & Field Meet held on Saturday at Robertson Track & Field Complex. Highlighting the day was MeKayla White, who won the women’s long jump with a record jump of 5.88 meters.

White also broke her own mark in the triple jump, finishing fifth with a leap of 11.23 meters. Also breaking records in women’s field events were Candace Swepson and Danielle Ortiz. Swepson set a record in the javelin (27.00m) and Ortiz in the hammer throw (39.69m). Both finished 16th in their event.

The men set a pair of records on the track. Tom Joyce lowered his own mark in the 800 meters, finishing second in a time of 1:53.94. The other record came from the 4x400 relay team, who went sixth. The team of Braxton Ford, RahQuan Terry, Joyce and Brien Pittman posted a time of 3:24.19.

Catawba also added four other top five finishes. Ethan Bemis won the 1500m in a time of 4:03.14. His brother, Logan, was second in 4:08.86. Kyle Rhodes posted a fourth in the 5000 meters (15:43.20) and Michal Swepson took fifth in the 3000 meter steeplechase (10:20.56).

Catawba will compete at the N.C. A&T Invitational next weekend.

Saturday Results
FIELD EVENTS

Hammer Throw
Women
16. Danielle Ortiz, 39.69m SR
17. Candace Swepson, 39.33m PB
25. Tatyana Long, 34.51m PB


Javelin
Women
16. Candace Swepson, 27.00m SR
25. Tatyana Long, 20.57m
27. Heidi Mueller, 19.81m

Men
19. Nolan Chilton, 30.94m PB
21. Darius Avery, 30.86m PB


Long Jump
Women
1. MeKayla White, 5.88m SR
33. Samiyah Rasheed, 4.32m PB

Men
 8. Jones Carter, 6.48m
14. Josiah Lane, 5.93m


Shot Put
Women
20. Tatyana Long, 10.05m
31. Samiyah Rasheed, 8.81m
34. Heidi Mueller, 8.43m

Men
29. Darius Avery, 10.33m
30. Nolan Chilton, 9.71m


Triple Jump
Women
5. MeKayla White, 11.23m SR

Men
 Jones Carter, NM


High Jump
Men
8. Josiah Lane, 1.76m


Discus
Women
17. Candace Swepson, 34.32m
29. Danielle Ortiz, 27.87m
32. Jhalisa Bell, 26.23m

Men
15. Darius Avery, 35.56m PB
28. Nolan Chilton, 23.62m

TRACK EVENTS

400m
Men
14. Brien Pittman, 50.47
26. Braxton Ford, 52.06 PB
35. RahQuan Terry, 52.62
38. Tyquandarius Williamson, 52.90


100m
Men
36. JahBriel Walker, 11.57
43. Tyler Osifo, 11.63
48. Marcus McMurray, 11.80 PB


800m
Women
17. Christina D’Amelio, 2:30.03
25. Lexie Petty, 2:36.06 PB
31. Hannah Efird, 2:38.96 PB
42. Samiyah Rasheed, 2:52.24 PB

Men
2. Tom Joyce, 1:53.94 SR
12. Rontrel Felton, 1:59.70 SB


400m Hurdles
Men
13. Josiah Lane, 58.98


200m
Men
10. Tyler Osifo, 22.33
23. RahQuan Terry, 22.80 PB
29. JahBriel Walker, 22.94 PB
40. Tyquandarius Williamson, 23.42
53. Marcus McMurray, 24.04


3000m SC
5. Michal Swepson, 10:20.56 SB


1500m
Women
14. Abbie Adams, 4:59.75 SB
18. Hannah Mercer, 5:10.41
20. Nikki Elminowski, 5:16.39 PB
28. Hannah Efird, 5:32.20 PB
29. Lexie Petty, 5:32.58 PB

Men
1. Ethan Bemis, 4:03.14
2. Logan Bemis, 4:08.86
8. Javier Alejandro, 4:14.34 PB


5000m
Women
6. Nikki Elminowski, 18:58.16 PB
9. Hannah Mercer, 19:20:36
12. Christina D’Amelio, 19:53.27

Men
4. Kyle Rhodes, 15:43.20
5. Curtis Carmack, 15:47.77 SB
7. Austin Snide, 15:56.31
8. Drew Lake, 15:59.39 PB


4x400 Relay
Men
6. 3:24.19 SR (Braxton Ford, RahQuan Terry, Tom Joyce, Brien Pittman)

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