Marshall leads Huntingdon in Mountain Laurel Invitational

Marshall leads Huntingdon in Mountain Laurel Invitational

SEWANEE, Tenn. – Sheaney Marshall placed in two individual events and a relay to help the Huntingdon women's track and field team to a fifth-place finish at the Mountain Laurel Invitational this weekend.

Marshall won the 400 meters with a time of 59.68 seconds, her season best, and was fourth in the 200 meters with a time of 26.78 seconds. She teamed with Patricia Pickens, Miah Burton and Tristiana Mays to finish third in the 4x100 meter relay with a time of 51.56 seconds.

As a team, the first-year Huntingdon program scored 47 points to finish fifth. Bethel won the meet with 194 points and Birmingham-Southern was second with 136.

In addition to Marshall and the relay team, the Lady Hawks had three other top-five performances in the meet. Kim Allen was second in the discus with a distance of 110-feet, 1-inch. Dana Phillips was fourth in the 1,500 meters with a time of 5:32.40 and Kierra McClain was fifth in the shot put with a distance of 30-feet, 7-inches.

The Lady Hawks travel to Troy next weekend for the Coach "O" Invitational.


Mountain Laurel Invitational

Team Standings

1) Bethel – 194 points

2) Birmingham-Southern – 136

3) Sewanee – 99

4) Emory -- 82

5) Huntingdon College – 47

6) Oglethorpe – 14

7) Lee (Tenn.) – 10

8) Tennessee Tech -- 10


Huntingdon women's results


100 meters


Patricia Pickens, 13.29 seconds, 6th of 12

Tristiana Mays, 14.24 seconds, 9th of 12


200 meters

Sheaney Marshall, 26.78 seconds, 4th of 14


400 meters

Sheaney Marshall, 59.68 seconds, 1st of 8


1,500 meter run

Dana Phillips, 5:32.40, 4th of 7

Rachael Phillips, 5:45.73, 6th of 7


4x100 meter relay team

(Patricia Pickens, Miah Burton, Tristiana Mays and Sheaney Marshall) 51.56 seconds, 3rd of 5


Long Jump

Miah Burton, 13 feet-8.25 inches, 7th of 10

Bianca Scott, 12 feet-10 inches, 9th of 10


Shot Put

Kierra McClain, 30 feet-7 inches, 5th of 10

Carly Williamson, 19 feet-7.50 inches, 10th of 10



Kim Allen, 110 feet-1 inch, 2nd of 9

Sara Beasley, 86 feet-5 inches, 8th of 9