Winston-Salem, N.C. – In their first year of postseason eligibility, the Men's Track and Field team finishes in seventh.
Coach Thiel Says…
"We are so excited to have completed and competed in our first indoor championship. As a staff we saw so many good things on both the men and women's side. We are excited to get going in the outdoor season!!"
How It Happened
Southern Wesleyan participated in their first Conference Carolinas Indoor Track and Field postseason on February 19. In the Men's 60 Meters Dash, Jhante McMillan and Nick Edwards finished in ninth and tenth in the preliminaries with times of 7.03 and 7.09. McMillian went on to finish in eighth in the Men's 200 Meters with a time of 22.59. He was followed by Edwards with a time of 23.31, and Edward Todd with a time of 23.87.
In the Men's 400 Meters, Raymond Simmons finished in 13th with a time of 52.85. He was followed by Warriors Johnny Bogert (55.53) and Brennan Cameli (57.62) to take eighteenth and nineteenth. In the Men's 800 Meters, Warriors Kameron Corprew (2:09.72) and Mason Sims (2:10.27) finished in 17th and 18th. Kiernan Gordan finished in 17th with a time of 5:09.02 in the Men's 1 Mile Run. Senior Robert Gwinn finished in 16th in the Men's 3000 Meters with a time of 9:42.66.
Leonard Holmes finished in fourth in the Men's 60m Hurdles with a time of 8.50. The Men's 4x400m Relay team of Jhanta McMillan, Raymond Simmons, Nick Edwards and Edward Todd finished in fifth place with a time of 3:31.72. The Men's 4000m DMR team of Kiernan Gordon, Edward Todd, Mason Sims and Robert Gwinn finished in sixth place with a time of 11:16.79.
In the Men's Long Jump, Cortney Hunt finished in twelfth with a distance of 6.07m. Hunt was followed by Johnny Borgert in thirteenth with a distance of 5.98m. Javon Barmore finished in fourth in the Men's Triple Jump with a distance of 13.92m. In the Men's Shot Put, Keauntai Robinson led the Warriors with a distance of 11.32m to take 16th. Robinson was followed by Jake Wicks (10.46m), Craig Nowinski (10.41m) and Samuel Sparks (9.06m) to take eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth places. Robinson went on to finish in tenth in the Men's Weight Throw with a distance of 13.01m. He was followed by Craig Nowinski (11.49m) in 16th and Jake Wicks (11.41m) in 18th
The Warriors will begin their Outdoor Track and Field season on March 4 in the Victor Icebreaker Duals hosted by Berry College in Rome, GA.