Feb 04, 2017
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The King University women's track and field team competed at the Buccaneer Invite over the weekend. Ashley Miller led the Tornado, setting a school record in the 60 meter hurdles.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- In the 60 meter prelims hurdles, Miller set a time of 10.14 seconds, breaking the previous school of 10.71 seconds set by Astri Johnson in 2016.
- Amari McFadden sprinted a season best 7.92 seconds in the 60 meters, placing 9th and Neyasha Honorable set a personal record with a time of 8.19 seconds.
- In the mile run, Kaitlin Rivera set a personal record with a time of 5:27.14 seconds, finishing in 16th place, breaking her previous record of 5:41.81 seconds.
- In the 800 meter event, Alisha Steward set a personal record with a time of 2:28.04 seconds, placing 19th, breaking her previous record of 2:32.14 seconds.
- Lindsey Burnett placed 18th in the long jump with a distance of 5.15 meters, breaking her previous indoor record of 4.87 meters and outdoor record of 4.96 meters.
- Also in the long jump, Ebony Jones set a personal record with a distance of 5.10 meters, breaking her previous record of 5.03 meters, placing 19th.
- In the 3k event, Hannah Kusmierz set a personal record with a time of 11:07.38 in the sections, breaking her previous record time of 11:18.99.
- In the triple jump, Amani McFadden set a mark of 10.59 meters, placing 22nd.
- King will be in action again on February 19th at the Conference Carolinas Championships in Winston-Salem, N.C.