Track and Field Puts a Wrap on Blazer Invitational
BIRMINGHAM, ALA. - Georgia Southern Track & Field closed out its first meet of 2012 with a strong showing at the UAB Blazer Invitational inside the Birminham Sportsplex on Friday afternoon (January 13th). Senior (Douglasville, Ga.) and Sophomore Aesa Mayfield (Marietta, Ga.) paced the Eagles in the Triple Jump and 800m runs, respectively.
Brooks-Millender finished 14th in the Triple Jump with a mark of 10.44m/34"3.00.' In the Eagles' other field appearance, Freshman (Columbia, Mo.) placed 18th in the Weight Throw with a toss of 13.13m/41"1.00.'
Mayfield finished 15th in the 800m (2:21.53), while Senior (Altamonte Springs, Fla.) placed 33rd with a time of 2:31.05. Junior Sarah Curry (Lawrenceville, Ga.) rounded out the crop of top-20 finishes for Georgia Southern with an 18th place finish in the 3000m (10:53.45).
Freshman (Covington, Ga.) ran a pair of events on Friday for the Eagles, finishing 21st in the 400m (1:00.05) and 37th in the 200m (26.19). Sophomore Cherelle King (Elmont, N.Y.) placed 32nd in the 400m (1:01.19) while freshman (Fairburn, Ga.) finished 34th in the 200m (26.15).
The Eagles closed out the meet with a 24th place showing in the 4x400m Relay. The Eagles finished in 4:10.53.
Georgia Southern returns to the track on Saturday, January 22nd, at the Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Fla.
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- Category: Track & Field
- Published on Friday, 13 January 2012 19:11