BPC Track Runs In Florida
Courtesy of BPC
The Brewton-Parker College track & field teams were at the Alachua County Collegiate Invitational in Gainesville, Florida, last week.
Brewton-Parker women’s track & field wrapped up this week’s meet at the Alachua County Collegiate Invitational in Gainesville, Florida. The Lady Barons opened the meet on Thursday afternoon and wrapped things up with a full slate of events on Friday.
Daisa Shepherd highlighted the two-day event with a top-five and top-ten performance. She notched third placed in the long jump with a mark of 5.32 meters and followed with a jump of 11.01 meters in the triple jump for seventh. A’Shanti Surrey also competed in the triple jump, placing 13th with a mark of 10.42 meters.
In the 200m race, Destiny Hanna placed 17th with a time of 26.55s followed by Jayda Spikes’ 1:09.66 performance in the 400m event for 17th. A few Lady Barons competed in the 60m and 60m hurdle prelims but were unable to make it to the finals.
Camille Mendez recorded 20th in the shot put, throwing 8.71 meters while throwing 10.01 meters for 19th in the weight throw.
Brewton-Parker men’s track & field traveled south to Gainesville, Florida,w to compete in the Alachua County Collegiate Invitational on Thursday and Friday. The Barons competed in Gainesville for the second week in a row, competing in several events on Thursday with a full slate on Friday.
As a program, BPC produced 12 top-ten finishes for the two-day event, highlighted by a top-five finish from Nathaniel Shields in the pole vault. Shields recorded a mark of 4.35 meters for fifth place followed by Rhett Harris in eighth with a mark of 2.85m.
Bradley Taylor notched a sixth-place finish in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.60s followed by Jamon Tymes in eighth place with a time of 8.93s. BPC had two distance medley relay squads earn top-ten finishes with the squad of Jordan Hackett, Mason Smith, Chris Smith, and Eric Smith finishing seventh with a time of 10:50.35 while the squad of Hunter Milhollin, Jabril Muhammad, DeMario Thomas, and Briley Reyes finished eighth with a time of 11:45.52.
Kohlman Greer produced a sixth-place finish in the weight throw, tossing for 13.76 meters with Malik Brown in eighth with a mark of 13.68m and Daniel Smith in tenth with a mark of 12.41m.
For the triple jump, Jace Upshur finished tenth with a jump of 12.11 meters. As for the 400m and 800m races, Warren Hollis finished tenth in the 400m with a time of 51.47s while Muhammad finished tenth in the 800m with a time of 2:01.45.