CULLOWHEE, N.C. – The King University men's track and field team turned in a very successful Saturday at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic. Many personal records fell, and Jordan Noe won the 5,000 meter run while the team finished sixth of 16 teams with 40 points.
Noe completed the 5,000 meter run in a time of 15.18.43, to win the event by more than one second. Brent Swiney also competed in the 5,000 meter run and set a new personal best with a time of 15:55.84.
Spencer Frantom and Reggie Warren each set two personal records on the day. Frantom covered the 800 meter distance in 2:03.22 and the 1,500 meter distance is 4:03.99 while Warren ran 22.95 in the 200 meters and 49.45 in the 400 meters. Alson Edgecombe and Justin Newring also set personal bests in the 200 meters with times of 22.48 and 21.38, respectively. In the 1,500 meters, Jordan Smith set a personal record with a time of 4:15. 53.
Forrest Stuart came finished in third place in the long jump with a leap of 6.80, setting a personal-best. Eric Jones also set a personal record in long jump, placing sixth with a jump of 6.41 meters.
In the throwing events, Jeremy Dunn set personal records in both the shot put and the hammer throw with distances of 12.64 meters and 30.62 meters, respectively. In the shot put, Mark Baker set a personal best with a distance of 9.80 meters while Johnathan Dunn reached 9.62 meters, setting a personal record. Andrew Lai rounded out the group with a new personal record of 9.43 meters.
King will be in action again next weekend at the Raleigh Relays. The event will start on Friday, and conclude on Saturday.