Four School Records Fall at Phoenix Invitational

Four School Records Fall at Phoenix Invitational

Elon, N.C. – The Pfeiffer men's and women's track team competed at the Phoenix Invitational held on the campus of Elon University. The meet served as the last tune-up before the conference championships in two weeks.

 

Meet Highlights:

 

·      Four school records were broken on the day. The men's 800m run, 3000m Steeple, 400m Hurdles and the 400m dash.

·      Freshman Devon Williams broke two of those records. Williams ran times of 1:58.69 (12th) in the 800m and 10:19.53 (2nd) in the steeple.

·      Freshman Tevin Colson broke the school record in the 400m Hurdles. Colson's time of 57.23 landed him an 8th place finish.

·      Sophomore Xavier Huntley broke the 400m dash record for the second consecutive meet running a time of 49.57.

·      Junior Klay Gill turned in a top-ten finish in the men's hammer throwing a mark of 40.38m (132-6).

·      Junior Sean Bryant just missed making the finals in the 100m dash. Bryant's time of 11.23 landed him in 9th place in the preliminary rounds.

·      Junior Cassidy Hooper finished 14th in the 1500m running a time of 5:15.74

 

Top 3 Finishes:

Sophomore Xavier Huntley (3rd) – 400m Dash (49.57)

Freshman Devon Williams (2nd) – 3000m Steeple (10:19.53)

 

Personal Bests:

Sophomore Xavier Huntley – 400m Dash (49.57)

Freshman Tyler Wallace – 400m Dash (57.81)

Freshman Devon Williams – 800m Run (1:58.69) and 3000m Steeple (10:19.53)

Freshman Tevin Colson – 400m Hurdles (57.23)

Junior Klay Gill – Hammer Throw (40.38m [132-6])

Senior Dana Johnson – 1500m (6:27.68)

Freshman Tonishea Ford – Discus (29.88m [98-0])

Freshman Chevalier Blaire – Discus (28.92m [94-10])

Senior Tiffany Dingess – Javelin (17.81m [58-5])

 

Up Next:

The Falcons will travel to Berea, Ky, to Berea College for the Atlantic Independent Track and Field Championships on April 27th and 28th