Falcons Indoor Track Begins Season at JDL Early Bird Duals

Falcons Indoor Track Begins Season at JDL Early Bird Duals

Winston-Salem, N.C. (Dec. 3, 2018) – The Pfeiffer University men's and women's track and field teams traveled to the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C. to take part in the JDL Early Bird Duals. The meet was the season opener for both programs.

On the men's side, senior Sean Bryant and freshman Kenan Waltower turned in excellent performances on the day. Bryant ran a personal best time of 6.99 in the 60-meter dash. The time was good enough for 5th place overall and also qualified him for the ECAC Indoor Championships. 

Waltower made his college debut in the 60-meter Hurdle race. Waltower clocked a time of 8.77, which landed him a top ten finish (9th). His time was a new school record and also good enough to qualify for the ECAC Indoor Championships.

Other notable performances on the men's side included junior Curtis Freeman finishing 9th in the 800m run in a time of 2:03.21. Sophomore Keyshawn Campbell landed a 7th place finish and a personal best in the men's triple jump with a distance of 12.59 meters (41-3.75).

On the women's side, senior Kylie Spencer finished in the 7th position in the 3000-meter run running a personal best and school record time of 11:07.70. Sophomore Chevy Blaire finished 13th in the women's weight throw, tossing a distance of 11.24 meters (36-10.5). 

The Falcons will return to action on January 19th at the Wake Forest Invitational in Winston-Salem at the JDL Fast Track.

School Records:
Kenan Waltower: 60-meter Hurdles – 8.77
Kylie Spencer: 3000-meter Run – 11:07.70

ECAC Qualifiers:
Sean Bryant: 60-meter Dash – 6.99
Kenan Waltower: 60-meter Hurdles – 8.77 

Top Ten Finishers:
Sean Bryant: 60-meter Dash – 5th
Keyshawn Campbell: Triple Jump – 7th
Kylie Spencer: 3000-meter Run – 7th
Kenan Waltower: 60-meter Hurdles – 9th
Curtis Freeman: 800-meter Run – 9th

Men's Results: https://www.tfrrs.org/results/57171/m/JDL_Early_Bird_Duals/ 

Women's Results: https://www.tfrrs.org/results/57171/f/JDL_Early_Bird_Duals/