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
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
Patricia Pickens, 13.29 seconds, 6th of 12
Tristiana Mays, 14.24 seconds, 9th of 12
Sheaney Marshall, 26.78 seconds, 4th of 14
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
Miah Burton, 13 feet-8.25 inches, 7th of 10
Bianca Scott, 12 feet-10 inches, 9th of 10
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