Johnson City, TN – Southern Wesleyan competed in their first meet of the 2019 year on Friday and Saturday with several ladies placing within the top twenty-five in their events.
How It Happened
60 Meters : Lyric King led the pack in the 60 meters, taking 13th with a time of 7.94. She was followed by Jami Lewis in 20th with a time of 8.06. Right on Lewis' heels, Michele Beugre came in 22nd place with a time of 8.07.
200 Meters : Lyric King and Mycherie Onwuzurukie finished in the top 25 in the women's 200 meters. King took 21st place with a time of 26.26 while Onwuzurukie took 22nd with a time of 26.32. Following King and Onwuzurukie, Michele Beugre took 26th place with a time of 26.47. She was followed by A'Miracle Scott in 34th place with a time of 26.70.
800 Meters : In the 800 meters, freshman Madison Lewellen led the Warriors, finishing in the top 25 runners with a time of 2:38.38 to put her in 24th place. Maggie Rice followed her in 26th place with a time of 2:39.47. Kyra Hood followed rice in 30th place with a time of 2:45.06.
Mile : Three Warriors finished in the top 25 in the mile. Kyra Hood led the team, taking 20th with a time of 5:58.70. She was closely followed by teammate Taylor Broadwell in 21st with a time of 6:04.77. Hayley Singletary took 22nd place with a time of 6:04.83.
3000 Meters : Madison Lewellen took 20th place with a time of 11:54.81.
60 Meter Hurdles : Southern Wesleyan took 10th and 11th place in the 60 meter hurdles. Chyna Campbell led the team taking 10th with a time of 9.36. Skylar Julian followed her with time of 9.44 to take 11th.
Long Jump : Mycherie Onwuzurukie took sixth in the long jump with a distance of 5.47 meters, putting her in third place in the Conference Carolinas standings. She was followed by A'Miracle Scott with a distance of 5.15 meters to take 13th place.
Southern Wesleyan will next travel to the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC to take part in the Gamecock Inaugural on January 18-19. They will then travel back to Columbia, SC to take part in the Carolina Challenge on February 1-2.