Mount St. Mary's Track Closes Out Competition at Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational

Mount St. Mary's Track Closes Out Competition at Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational

Myrtle Beach, S.C. (March 17, 2018)—The Mount St. Mary's outdoor track and field teams rounded out competition at the season-opening Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational today.

For the women's team, Erin Sample led the Mountaineers with a second-place finish in the shot put with a toss of 13.81m (45' 3.75") with Kayla Barnes finishing in third place in the 100m dash with a time of 11.97 seconds.

The women's 4x400m relay team of Chardane Logan, Barnes, Chalys Caruth and Isabel Ross finished third with a time of 3:55.35.  The women's 4x100m relay team of Natalia Hinton, Barnes, Najae Nickerson and Mariah McLane finished in fifth place with a time of 47.79 seconds.  Ross finished in eight place in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:06.78.

For the men, Justin Kimble's second-place finish in the 100m dash with a time of 10.49 seconds led the way.  Kimble improved on yesterday's time of 10.55 seconds, and he now stands second on the Mount's all-time list in the 100m dash behind record-holder Anthony Ambush, who ran 10.44 seconds in 1972.

The men's 4x100m relay team of Christopher Gabor, Kimble, Andrew Lapreziosa and D.J. Workcuff finished sixth with a time of 41.70 seconds.  Will Merritt finished ninth in the 3,000m run with a mark of 8:49.83.

The Mountaineers return to the track next weekend at Monmouth.