Track & Field Completes the Georgia Tech Invitational
ATLANTA, Ga. - The Georgia Southern track & field team finished the Georgia Tech Invitational Saturday. The broke a season high in the 400 meter hurdles and had a good showing the 4x400 meter relay.
Courtney Ware (Indianapolis, Ind.) had a strong showing in the 400 meter hurdles setting a season high with a time of 1:04.89. Ware shaved nearly two seconds off of her previous season high of 1:06.78 set in the Auburn Invitational.
Shauntel Jennings (Stone Mountain, Ga.) paced the Eagles in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:16.21. Morgan Jefferson (Villa Rica, Ga.) finished 35th with a time of 2:19.04 and Azura Robillard (Altamonta Springs, Fla.) crossed the line with a time of 2:26.62.
JoAnn Benson-Jaja (Savannah, Ga.) and Ashley Bush-Hardy (Fayettevile, Ga.) finished back-to-back in the 400 meter dash. Benson-Jaja finished 24th with a time of 57.15 and Bush-Hardy crossed the line right behind her with a time of 57.59.
Shaunta Hamilton (Macon, Ga.) finished fifth in the triple jump with a distance of 12.22 meters.
Georgia Southern's 4x400 meter relay team of Benson-Jaja, Jefferson, Jennings and Bush-Hardy finished fifth with a time of 3:46.22.
The Track & Field athletes who qualified for Regionals will head to Greensboro, N.C. to take part in the NCCA East Regional. The regional begins May 29th and runs through the 30th.
- Category: Track & Field
- Published on Saturday, 16 May 2009 18:59