Track & Field Concludes 2008 Season at NCAA East Regional Championships
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. The Georgia Southern track & field team concluded the 2008 season at the NCAA East Regional Championships at the Mike Long Track in Tallahassee, Fla.
Florida State University was the host institution, while Virginia Tech came away with the NCAA East Regional Championship.
Georgia Southern competed very hard and did well during the second day of competition. Senior Jennifer Charles finished ninth in “Flight 1” and 29th overall in the shot put. In just her second year as a member of the track & field team, the Green Cove Springs, Fla. Native threw a distance of 43’03.25.
The Eagles had three competitors in the triple jump event. Shaunta Hamilton (Macon, Ga./Westside) leaped a distance of 39’06.50” earning a 23rd place finish. Hamilton and Demetrise Anthony (Manchester, Ga./Manchester) finished fourth and fifth in “Flight 1”. Anthony and Lynndsey Hyter (Dallas, Texas/Kaiserslautern American High) posted distances of 39’03.25” and 39’01.75” respectively.
Sophomore Melanie Trumbo (Lilburn, Ga./Brookwood) participated in the high jump, but did not record a mark.
The NCAA East Regional Championships completes the 2008 Georgia Southern track & field season.
- Category: Track & Field
- Published on Sunday, 01 June 2008 00:09